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Community radio station, Purbeck Coast 101.2 FM on Swanage Pier, has achieved recognition in the prestigious 2021 Community Radio Awards, less than three years since its launch.
Purbeck Coast 101.2 FM has been nominated in the annual national Community Radio Awards. There were more than 430 entries from stations across the UK.
Here at Purbeck Coast 101.2 FM, 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 […]
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 101.2 FM. The station launched on Monday 12th August 2019 at 10 am with radio presenter, David Hollister being the first on air […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Today, Purbeck Coast FM is celebrating one month since it first went live. After years of hard work, the community radio station based in Swanage, launched on the 12th August. It’s been an exciting month, not without some teething problems as the presenters get used to all the new equipment but mostly a very rewarding […]