Connecting to your community: Local radio stations
By Ben Brangwyn 24th August 2011
Not everyone in the UK listens to BBC Radio One, Two or Four!
We’re seeing a few of these springing up. Check out Transition Marlow’s funky Facebook pages for the “Watts Next?” show on MarlowFM.
And here’s what’s going on in Transition Stroud:
Tune In! We’re on air from 2-4pm on Friday on 107.9fm in the broadcast area, or you can listen online at www.stroudfm.co.uk
The Transition Show goes out live on Stroud FM every Friday from 2-4pm. It is hosted by James Beecher and Helen Royall, who are both members of Transition Stroud, and features interviews with members of the group and other people involved in green projects in Stroud and visiting from further afield, as well as discussion of environmental and political local, national and international news, all mixed up with some music. Transition Stroud is a network for local people and groups that has been developing practical answers to the question “how can our community respond to the challenges, and opportunities, of Peak Oil and Climate Change?” since 2006 – you can find out more here:
I can’t put it better than Dave Hampton who has been known to introduce his shows with the tagline “Greeting crop pickers!” – and if that means nothing to you, how on earth did you miss the BBC Radio One legend, Alan Fluff Freeman?