for new Highbridge radio station gather pace
for the launch of a temporary radio station in Highbridge have
continued this week with the recording of several programmes and
comes after Ofcom, the UK's radio regulator, formally accepted
the station's application and gave it approval to broadcast from
87.7 FM on June 12th and 13th.
first reported last month
how local organisation Somerset Film had unveiled plans for the
station, which will be funded by the Big Lottery and the 'Family
Connections' community initiative to enable families in and around
Highbridge to hit the airwaves.
taking part have been outlining what they would like to cover
on the radio, with topics ranging from bee-keeping and stargazing
to a piece about the new school Churchfield Primary and cooking
with dad," the station's Deb Richardson told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
family also got to make a jingle ready for their show or feature
and they have made a playlist of the tracks they will include."
band My Lost Obsession is also recording a live session for the
station as part of the Nicol Family Hour."
added that if there are any families who would like to get involved,
but arent sure what to cover, there are several suggestions
to choose from, including a Junior
Choice Hour, Highbridge in Bloom Going for Gold, Junior
Carnival Club, The Breastfeeding Hour for those mums up in the
wee early hours, Dreamscheme, Road Safety Awareness, and golfing
and fishing tips.
added: "Wed love more families to get involved and
there will be more workshops on June 1st and 2nd. To book a place,
contact Kirsty on 01278 455649 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org."
Pictured are several Highbridge families recording their radio
jingles with musician James Price and Phil Shepherd over the past