Generous Co-op customers, who nominated the Swanage Pier Trust as their chosen charity, have raised over £2,000 for the new community radio station, Purbeck Coast FM.
Every time they shopped at the Co-op, the superstore contributed towards the fund. The money donated will go to help set up the community radio station based at the Swanage Pier.
Purbeck Coast FM, launching this summer, is focused on connecting older and young people, particularly in rural areas. It will provide a platform to discuss local issues, find out about local services, promote community events and build community cohesion. The project will also provide opportunities to develop skills and to foster community action.