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!

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.
02/03/2019: We'd like to send a huge thanks to Georgina O'Shea for desiging and providing some new headers for our Twitter and Facebook pages.
22/02/2019: Erewash MP Maggie Throup has written to OFCOM seeking a quick decision over a bid by local radio station Erewash Sound to install a second transmitter.
The plaque mounted to the wall outside the refurbished studio before the unveiling
06/02/2019: The ongoing development of media training facilities in Erewash has taken a further step after the unveiling of a commemorative plaque.
20/10/2018: The success just keeps on coming for Erewash Sound.  In the wake of securing accreditation to deliver NCFE training from within the Academy, and a grant from DHL UK Foundation to install a new state-of-the-art training studio at The Media Centre in Cotmanhay, presenters Jeannie Nicolas, Emma Snow and Mark Jarvis then picked up a handful of awards at the 2018 Community Media Awards.  Now, Erewash Sound has been declared as the Best Local Radio Service in Derbyshire in the SME 2018 Midlands Enterprise Awards.
08/10/2018: Two members of staff from Risley bsaed Treetops Hospice have staged a temporary coup on the Erewash Sound Breakfast Show to mark Hospice Care Week.