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BRFM Christmas Giveaway Lucky Dip 2015

Roll up, Roll up. Tuesday 1st December sees the start of this years Christmas Giveaway Lucky Dip. All you have to do is listen in for the Cue to call “Paul McCartney’s Wonderful Christmas Time”.  When you hear this call in to the studio 01795 874422 or text 07510 984 …

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Ofcom Reports on Ten Years of Community Radio In the UK

Ten years of community radio in the UK First stations celebrate 10th birthday 230 stations now on-air, run by 20,000 volunteers 2.5m volunteer hours each year in communities across the UK Community radio, which offers thousands of volunteers the chance to get involved in broadcasting across the UK, is now …

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Swale Lions On BRFM

Swale and Sheppey Lions Sid Morris from the Swale Lions joined breakfast presenter Pete Finch this morning on the show. Lions are an international network of 1.3 million men and women in 200 countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world. …

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Local Boxer Joins Doug Paterson

Local Boxer Dave Jones lines up against Doug Paterson Sheerness boxer Dave Jones joined Doug Paterson this morning, for some verbal sparring and a stare down with Doug, Dave popped in to talk about his upcoming fight on 28th November. Dave came in and spoke at length to Doug about …

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TOP HONOURS AT THE KENT DEMENTIA FRIENDLY AWARDS 2015 FOR OASIS ACADEMY ISLE OF SHEPPEY STUDENTS

TOP HONOURS AT THE KENT DEMENTIA FRIENDLY AWARDS 2015 FOR OASIS ACADEMY ISLE OF SHEPPEY STUDENTS Oasis Academy Isle of Sheppey students are celebrating having won two Awards for their work and support for people with dementia.  The Academy were presented with two Awards:  ‘Kent’s Best Community Involvement Initiative’ and …

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THIEVES STEAL VITAL EQUIPMENT FROM A CHILDREN IN NEED SUPPORTED CHARITY

THIEVES STEAL VITAL EQUIPMENT FROM A CHILDREN IN NEED SUPPORTED CHARITY   Brogdale CIC is an organisation that works with disabled young people and adults with learning difficulties. Based in Faversham and Ashford, the organisation provides gardening and growing opportunities for people with disability. Workers arrived at Brogdale Farm on …

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BRFM Remembers

On Remembrance Sunday, we will be crossing live to the Cenotaph in London and join the nation to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts. The Cenotaph will be attended by the Queen, David Cameron, Boris Johnson …

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Battersea Dogs Home

Members of Battersea Dogs Home have teamed up with B&M in Queenborough today, They are raising awareness and fundraising for the charity. 22 dogs a day are being taken in by Battersea and they receive no funding by the government or lottery, they survive solely on charitable donations. Pop along …

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Dreamland – The Frosted Fairground

Dreamland Margate, the UK’s original pleasure park proudly presents its Christmas event, The Frosted Fairground, from 5th December to 2nd January 2016. Free to enter and pay to ride, The Frosted Fairground transforms Dreamland into a magical winter experience for people of all ages to get into the festive spirit. …

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Local Air Ambulance Lottery Winner

A retired supermarket checkout worker from Sheerness is splashing out on a holiday to Australia after winning more than £11,000 in Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance’s lottery.   The winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, signed up for the lifesaving charity’s Superdraw just seven months ago when a canvasser …

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