Wy­combe Sound gets full-time deal

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

A NOT-for-profit ra­dio sta­tion has won a li­cense to broad­cast full-time for the next five years.

Com­mu­ni­ca­tions reg­u­la­tor Of­com has granted Wy­combe Sound, a ra­dio sta­tion for High Wy­combe, the li­cence fol­low­ing the com­ple­tion of three suc­cess­ful broad­casts.

Manag­ing di­rec­tor Chris Phillips said: “We’re all ab­so­lutely de­lighted. Af­ter com­plet­ing three suc­cess­ful pop-up broad­casts we’re look­ing for­ward to putting the ser­vice onto a per­ma­nent foot­ing. There’s so much go­ing on in this town, we want to share all the good news com­ing from our com­mu­nity.”

Pro­gramme di­rec­tor and pre­sen­ter Philippa Sawyer says: “It’s fan­tas­tic news – now we can put our plans into action. We’ve come a long way since 2013 and we’ve been over­whelmed with the sup­port from lis­ten­ers.

“We have more than 70 vol­un­teer broad­cast­ers, tech­ni­cians and re­porters from all walks of life, and we wel­come new mem­bers to the team. There are lots of op­por­tu­ni­ties to get in­volved, both in front of and be­hind the mic.”

Visit www. wycombe­sound.org.uk or call 01494 449900 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

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