Station News and Events

In this section you can read about Oldham Community Radio events and news items, past, present and future.

Send your Christmas Greetings on-air on Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm

Fancy something different than sending yet another Christmas card to your friends, family or even your business customers? Do you want to help support your local community radio station at the same time? Well now you can send your personal … Continue reading

Radiothon 2017

Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm celebrates ten years of full time broadcasting on St Patrick’s Day 17th March 2017. We have achieved much over the past decade and many things have changed, a significant change being a significant reduction in grant … Continue reading

Christmas Prize Draw 2016 Winners

The draw for the 2016 Christmas Prize Draw took place on Monday 5th December. Thank you to everyone who supported us by buying tickets. Details of the lucky winning numbers are below:   1427 M&S Hamper Glenise 1533 Hand Crafted … Continue reading

Christmas Prize Draw 2016

Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm is holding a Christmas Prize Draw, with all profits towards the radio station’s running costs. Ticket sales have now closed – see the list of wining numbers here. Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm is a not-for-profit organisation. … Continue reading

Fundraising Campaign for Esther Lunt

Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm has been promoting a fundraising campaign being run by a local family to pay for treatment for thier 10 year old daughter with life-threatening Lyme disease. The story was featured in this Oldham Chronicle article. You … Continue reading

Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm scoop three national awards

Volunteers from Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm have been recognised with three awards in a prestigious national event. The first Community Radio Awards were established to celebrate community radio and all the hard work and time that the volunteers involved in … Continue reading

Oldham Community Radio Short-listed in Community Radio Awards 2016

Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm has been short-listed in three categories in the inaugural national Community Radio Awards. Receiving nominations in the prestigious “Station of the Year” category, “Speech & Journalism of the Year” award for the ‘Chance to Meet’ programme … Continue reading