What is Purbeck Coast FM?
We are a community radio station for Purbeck in Dorset, broadcasting on the frequency 101.2FM to Swanage and the surrounding area.
Purbeck Coast 101.2 FM has continued to broadcast throughout the pandemic crisis, despite government guidelines forcing the community radio station to close its studio on Swanage Pier. Fortunately the show could go on, by the presenters adapting and recording their shows from home. It was a challenge at first to get everyone’s home studio equipment […]Read more
A special recording of the UK General Election 2019 Hustings for the South Dorset constituency, is going to be broadcast on Purbeck Coast 101.2 FM. If you don’t know who to vote for, or don’t know what position all the prospective parliamentary candidates for the area that covers Purbeck, take on key issues, then tune […]Read more
A new milestone for the fledgling radio station has been reached with the first recording session on Swanage Pier for Purbeck Coast FM. Singer songwriter and open mic host at the Square and Compass in Worth Matravers, Alex Wallis is the first to feature in the new show, Purbeck Coast Live Sessions. Alex plays six […]Read more
What's on this week
Purbeck Coast FM is for all of the community, attracting active involvement and listenership from people of all ages and broadcasting a mix of local news, interesting chat and great music from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, plus the very best of today.
Tune in to 101.2FM to listen to the UK’s newest community radio station!
Photo of sunrise over Swanage Pier by Carol Wadsworth