Author: Duncan Martin

95.6 BRFM are joining radio stations around the UK who are uniting for the first time to broadcast a one-minute message about mental health. The historical broadcast will go out on air simultaneously on Tuesday 15th May at 10.59 am and will feature globally famous voices talking about the stigma of mental health. The message […]

Les in the Afternoon is welcoming a number of guests from the community over the next two weeks. Callum Hughes from Minster Cricket Club is on the show on Monday and Glen Parkes from Sittingbourne FC will be on the show on Tuesday 17th April. We’re always looking for local guests with a story to […]

The decade that brought us the Spice Girls, Blur, Oasis and Cool Britannia. We dust off our 90’s CDs. Presented by Mike Brown. Saturday 8pm and Tuesday 7pm

We asked you to send us your pictures of Sheppey and Swale in the snow…and you didn’t disappoint! Thank you for sending us your pictures, here are some of our favourites!                               Make sure you stay tuned to 95.6BRFM for the […]

Here at BRFM, we wanted to make Christmas 2017 a little bit special for our “little people” on the island.  So, we enlisted the help of you, our listeners, and the man in the big red coat whose sleigh was powered by Shaun And Steve O’Meara Butchers on The Broadway, Minster. Every morning in the […]

This Christmas Day will mark the anniversary of the death of George Michael. He passed away on Christmas Day last year from natural causes, found in his bed by his partner, Fadi Fawaz. A campaign to top the charts on the first anniversary of the singer’s death has seen a huge increase in downloads and streams. […]

BRFM’s Big L remembers the radio pirates 1964 was a truly great year, why? It saw the emergence of off-shore radio stations, especially around the South-East coast of England. Whilst the springtime had seen the start of both Radio Atlanta & Radio Caroline (who would end up as Caroline North & Caroline South), the end […]

Radio London was an offshore commercial station that operated from 23 December 1964 until 14 August 1967, from a ship anchored in the North Sea, three and a half miles off Frinton-on-Sea, in Essex. The station, like other offshore radio operators at the time, was dubbed a pirate radio station. Pirate radio led to the beginning of commercial radio and many […]

The fascinating Crossness Pumping Station, in south London, opened it’s doors to the public this weekend. The Grade I listed building, was built by Sir Joseph Bazalgette and opened in 1856.     Duncan went inside for a look into this fascinating place. The building houses working machinery and as there are gaps between the […]

On Tuesday’s Breakfast Show, Ian James will be in conversation with singer Lucy Spraggan. The former X Factor contestant will be talking about her music and her new album. She’ll be on the show after 8am. BRFM Breakfast, with Ian James, Tuesday 6am  



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