Station News and Events

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

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

Radiothon 2016

From 12th till 20th March 2016 is Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm’s fund raising radiothon week, when we are asking listeners who value our programmes to consider donating what ever amount you feel you are able to support us. Donations can … Continue reading

Christmas Prize Draw 2015

**UPDATE ** Ticket sales have now closed, wining tickets will be listed here in the near future.   Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm is holding a Christmas Prize Draw, with all profits towards the radio station’s running costs. Oldham Community Radio … Continue reading

Radiothon 2015

From 14th till 22nd March 2015 is Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm’s fund raising radiothon week, when we are asking listeners who value our programmes to consider donating what ever amount you feel you are able to support us. Donations can … Continue reading

Oldham Council Local Election results 2014

The local elections took place on Thursday, May 22, with polling stations open from 7am to 10pm. A total of 21 seats are up for election: one third of Oldham Council’s 60 seats (one in each of the 20 wards), … Continue reading

Radiothon 2014

From 15th till 23rd March 2014 is Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm’s fund raising radiothon week. To coincide with our seventh anniversary on March 17th, we are holding our fund-raising radiothon week, when we are asking listeners who value our programmes … Continue reading

September 2013 Schedule Changes

From September 1st 2013 there will be a number of changes to Oldham Community Radio’s programme schedule.   The Wireless Programme (Afternoons) Our popular programme strand is extended to three hours to start an hour earlier at 2pm. The Wireless … Continue reading