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Review of 2022

Purbeck Coast - A look back at 2022 ........ It’s been a very positive year for Purbeck Coast attracting several new presenters, offering an even more diverse range of topics and music genres- you can see most of them on the Team page. We interviewed local councillors, artists, writers, horticulturists, health care professionals, actors, RNLI volunteers, to name but a few.Several Outreach cafes took place at Stoborough Village Hall as well as […]

todayJanuary 5, 2023

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Christmas Fundraiser 2022

Purbeck Coast Big Christmas Fund Raiser What a Night ….. and certainly, one to remember!!! Tickets were the hottest in town, selling out well in advance of the event. Over 100 revellers attended with some fantastic fancy dress costumes, Adam Ant, Cyndi Lauper and the Village People all winning prizes for their efforts. The crowd packed the dancefloor, bopping away to tunes from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s.  Paul Brady […]

todayDecember 29, 2022

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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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Ofcom Community Radio Fund Award

Ofcom Community Radio Fund Award Purbeck Coast FM are delighted to be awarded a grant from Ofcom's Community Radio Fund (CRF).  The fund was established in 2005 to help with the funding of core costs of running Ofcom licenced community radio stations.   This grant will help secure the financial sustainability of Purbeck Coast FM by contributing towards the cost of establishing a medium to long-term business and fundraising strategy.

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

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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

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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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