Erewash Sound Station News

What's going on with Erewash Sound?

From plans for a second transmitter and an extension to our licence to 2025 plus work by the Erewash Sound Academy and studio and presenter activities, come back here soon for a regularly updated round up!

28/09/2019: Erewash Sound has been shortlisted in the annual national Community Radio Awards.
Robert Lindsay at the launch of Erewash Sound in March 2010
07/09/2019: After nearly 10 years of delivering a truly local radio service to the residents of Erewash, Erewash Sound is delighted that the broadcast regulator, OFCOM has agreed to allow a second transmitter and a second frequency for the radio station to reach homes across Long Eaton and the south of the borough which currently experience poor reception of the 96.8FM service.
17/09/2019: Erewash Sound has been revealed as the 'Best Local Commercial Radio Station' in the East Midlands in the Midlands Enterprise Awards 2019.
L-R: Clare Smiley, Anjelica Dabbs, Jeannie Nicolas and Lucy Brierley
17/09/2019: A group of Erewash Sound presenters who dressed as superheroes to take on a fundraising assault course challenge have raised over £300 for a borough based hospice care service.
Pictured: L-R: Jeff Martin (Erewash Sound), Ellie Godber, Amelia Salmons, Joel Kilford and Paul Stacey (Erewash Sound)
17/09/2019: Three students have been awarded with a nationally recognised certificate in radio, following their successful completion of a new course with the Erewash Sound Academy.  The first intake of students undertook a twelve-session programme learning how to create a radio programme, in order to achieve their Level 2 certificate from national Awarding Organisation NCFE.
Erewash Sound presenters Mark Jarvis, Emma Snow and Jeannie Nicolas
18/06/2019: Following on from successes in both 2017 and 2018, Erewash Sound is aiming to make it a hat-trick of honours at the 2019 Community Radio Awards.
Beth with Paul Stacey
17/06/2019: A group of pupils from a Long Eaton school have paid a visit to Erewash Sound to speak with presenters, take a look at the studios and take part in some work in the recently developed training studio
Sleep Out Poster
09/05/2019: An Erewash Sound presenter and a regular studio guest have raised over £500 for a charity which supports the homeless.  The Canaan Trust organised the event, which saw supporters sleeping out in Long Eaton Market Place all night from 8pm on Friday 26th April through to 7am the following morning.
29/04/2019: A cheque has been presented to a representative of an Ilkeston charity after a coffee morning was held at the Erewash Sound Media Centre recently.
The Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries Margot James MP
20/03/2019: Erewash Sound has received three letters of reply after Erewash MP Maggie Throup approached the broadcast regulator - OFCOM - seeking a quick decision over a bid by radio station officials to install a second transmitter to provide better coverage across the borough.

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