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
17/09/2018: Following on from the success of last year, Erewash Sound has taken four awards from six nominations in five categories at this years national Community Radio Awards which were held in Sheffield on Saturday 15th September.  In 2017, the station received four nominations.
12/07/2018: Erewash Sound, the local community radio station based in Ilkeston is expanding their media academy.  This is to offer more media training to young people in Erewash.  The Erewash Sound Academy is now accredited to deliver NCFE training.   NCFE training is NVQ equivalent and the courses give varying amounts of educational credits.  The will be achieved in part by a £10,000 grant from DHL UK Foundation Transform It! funding.
19/01/2017: In a debate in Parliament, local MP Maggie Throup has backed the move for community radio stations to be part of the DAB network.  Currently inhibited by astronomical costs, community radio stations such as Erewash Sound are too often restricted in their coverage.

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