WARRINGTON'S online community radio station Radio Warrington has secured an FM licence to broadcast on 87.8FM for nine days next month starting on Saturday July 7 until Sunday July 15.
Broadcasting with a Restricted Sevice License (RSL) it will allow the station to support and broadcast various local events including Warrington Market's Classic Transport show, Stockton Heath Festival, Warrington Music Festival, Disability Awareness Day (and associated events) and the the build up to the start of Warrington Town FC's new season.
Transmitting from the roof of Warrington Market, there will also be a small studio at the market while the evening programming will still be from Cinnamon Brow Farm Community Centre.
Station manager Steve Lewis, one of the founder members of the volunteer team who established the online service five years ago, said: "This is a great opportunity to broadcast to a local audience within the Warrington area.
"We already have a strong audience base which we have built up over the past five years and this will enable us to go from strength to strength.
"We have been fortunate to have received support from Stronger Together, Warrington Market, Warrington Chamber of Commerce and a number of other businesses and supporters.
"Our aim is to be on air full time in the not too distant future - complementing our online service which is the only radio station actually based in Warrington."
Radio Warrington regularly provides live coverage from many community events and follows the town's football team Warrington Town home and away, as well as providing full match day commentary at all Warrington Wolves' home games.warrington-worldwide
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