Cheadle FM, the local community radio station for the Cheadle area, is set to go live this Saturday 23 May.
The radio station, which will be broadcasting 24 hours a day, seven days a week, will be running until 30th June 2020.
A host of shows have been scheduled including:
- The Morning Show, presented by Rob Kates featuring music, community news and much more
- Divas up North, presented by Dena Ryness focusing on issues faced by women in business during COVID-19
- All Mines, a radio show dedicated to people in Cheadle who can give their stories and tales about the local area
- Faith programmes, showcased by the CMA, Yeshurun Synagogue and local church groups
- Roling news and music programmes will also be on offer
People will be able to access the station via 87.9FM or online, through the website www.cheadle.fm
The station has been made possible by joint working of faith groups, community organisations and local political parties across Cheadle.
Board member of the Cheadle FM Community Interest Company, Mike Newman, said:
“We are incredibly excited to get going. The support and interest from the local community has been outstanding and we’d like to thank all the volunteers who have gotten involved.
“Cheadle FM exists to bring the community together. During the COVID-19 lockdown, more people across the area have experienced isolation and vulnerability. We want to help support those people.”
Tom Morrison, Councillor for Cheadle Hulme North and Board Member said:
“We have schedule ready to go. There’s something for everyone, from the Northern Diva’s to our flagship show with Rob Kates, we have a packed schedule of content for people.
“Cheadle and the surrounding communities have once again shown what a special place we live in. People from all walks of life have come together to make this project possible, it is incredibly heart-warming.”
For more information on Cheadle FM, its schedule and to get regular news, people can visit www.cheadle.fm.