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Complete our listener survey

Let us know how we are doing by completing our listener survey, so we can improve what we do! It’s an essential part of our remit as a community radio station to ensure we are meeting the needs of our listeners in Swanage and across Purbeck. So we are asking you to complete a short survey – it should take no longer than 10 minutes. The results of the survey […]

todayFebruary 26, 2022

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Community Radio Award winners

Community radio station, Purbeck Coast 101.2FM on Swanage Pier, has achieved recognition in the prestigious 2021 Community Radio Awards, less than three years since its launch. Its sports programme, Sports+ won the silver award at the ceremony at the Coventry Transport Museum, in partnership with Coventry UK City of Culture. The awards, opened by Nadine Dorries, Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, took place on Saturday 23rd October […]

todayNovember 8, 2021

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Shortlisted for radio awards

Purbeck Coast 101.2FM has been nominated in the annual national Community Radio Awards. The radio station based on Swanage Pier, has been shortlisted in two categories, from more than 430 entries from stations across the UK. Presenter Frankie Rae is a contender in the category of Sage Person, which celebrates those over the age of 60. Frankie, born in 1950, currently presents the specialist music shows Soul Time and Sixties […]

todaySeptember 28, 2021

General

Tell us what you think!

Here at Purbeck Coast 101.2FM, we need to know how we are doing, so we can improve what we do. This is an essential part of our remit as a community radio station as we need to be sure that we are meeting the needs of our listeners in Swanage and across Purbeck. So we are asking you to complete a short survey. The results of the survey will help […]

todayOctober 8, 2020

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Happy birthday Purbeck Coast!

All this week, the presenters are reflecting on the past year, remembering some of their shows’ highlights and playing special requests as they celebrate one year since the launch of Purbeck Coast 101.2FM. The station launched on Monday 12th August 2019 at 10 am with radio presenter, David Hollister being the first on air to kick off the programming. Since then the radio station has gone from strength to strength, […]

todayAugust 12, 2020

General

Keep broadcasting and carry on!

Purbeck Coast 101.2FM 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 working smoothly but slowly more ‘lockdown’ broadcasts came on stream, as the presenters got used to […]

todayMay 11, 2020

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Election hustings broadcast

A special recording of the UK General Election 2019 Hustings for the South Dorset constituency, is going to be broadcast on Purbeck Coast 101.2FM. 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 in to your local community radio station. Listen to what they have to say on Purbeck […]

todayNovember 29, 2019

General

First recording of live music

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 songs – four of his own and two covers and in between the performances chats […]

todayNovember 12, 2019

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New schedule launched

With more presenters joining the Purbeck Coast FM team and the original team settling into their stride, the programme schedule has been revamped. Alongside the launch presenters, there’s now new shows during the week and at the weekend. In addition, the Breakfast Show with Frankie Rae moves back an hour, now starting at 8am and running onto 10am, while Drive Around Purbeck with David Hollister, comes forward an hour and […]

todayOctober 12, 2019

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