community radio station seeks volunteers
who want to get involved with Highbridge's soon-to-launch community
radio station can find out more about the project this weekend
when a special open day is held.
first reported last month
how local organisation Somerset Film had successfully applied
to OFCOM, the UK's radio regulator, for a temporary licence to
broadcast across Highbridge for two days on June 12th and 13th.
by the Big Lottery and the 'Family Connections' community initiative,
the station will enable families in and around Highbridge to go
on the air with their own material.
Kirsty Bucknell, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Were
inviting families who would like to get involved to come along
to a session at the Highbridge Community Hall in Market Street
on Saturday 8th May."
are 10am-12.30pm or 1.30pm-3pm. During these sessions we'll be
talking about what role youd like to play, who youre
interested in interviewing, what features youd like to make
as well as creating a few jingles."
"Well also be putting a playlist of music
together and it would be great if you could bring five music tracks
to the session - either on a CD or just the titles of - that you
would like to play on the air."
will be able to make and present programmes, news items, interviews
and features, from gardening tips to stories about Highbridges
history. Most of the items can be recorded in advance so theres
no need to worry about nerves, making a mistake or being available
for the broadcast dates.
added that all equipment will be provided, that no previous experience
is required, and that all the activity is free. Book your place
by contacting Kirsty on 455649 or email Kirsty@somersetfilm.com.