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!

15/02/2020: A local radio station is embarking on ambitious plans as it marks a decade on-air serving the Derbyshire borough of Erewash.
06/02/2020: Are you a fan of the 1980s? Do you want to relive the the days of Flashdance or how about Dirty Dancing? If so, then we have the night out just for you, sorted!
Win with Erewash Sound and The Durham Ox, Ilkeston
17/02/2020: Everyone is talking about the new look Durham Ox Ilkeston and their fantastic new menu!
18/01/2020: The accolades continue for Erewash Sound - the radio station JUST for the Erewash borough has been named as Local Commercial Radio Station of the Year in the CorporateLiveWire Innovation & Excellence Awards 2020.
The moment that Lewis was announced as bronze award winner
28/10/2019: Erewash Sound is collectively celebrating once more after two presenters picked up honours at the 2019 Community Radio Awards.
28/09/2019: Erewash Sound has been shortlisted in the annual national Community Radio Awards.
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.
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.

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