Coast Radio hopes to go full-time on Burnham-0n-Sea's
new temporary radio station for Burnham, Brean and Berrow has
got off to such a strong start that its owner is drawing up plans
for it to become a full-time station operating across the year.
Radio is initially broadcasting on 105 FM for four weeks from
August 2nd-29th as a trial.
its schedule of local news, travel, holiday information and music
is proving such a hit that owner Josh Haywood (pictured) believes
there could be enough demand for it to broadcast throughout the
delighted with the response we've had from residents and holidaymakers
alike," he told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
station is proving very popular. We hope to carry on broadcasting
online for a few hours every day after the station closes down
at the end of the month - and intend to back on 105 FM as soon
added that the station received 700 text messages from listeners
participating in its competitions and requests during the station's
first week on air.
Radio was granted a temporary licence by government regulator
Ofcom earlier in the year and is broadcasting live from its own
studios in Brean.
New local radio station for
Burnham and Brean to launch