Station News and Events

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

Oldham eSafety Week 2013

February 4th till 9th is Oldham’s eSafety Week 2013. You can find advice and information about eSafety in Oldham from Oldham Council. The UK Safer Internet Centre, also has esafety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people … Continue reading

Wireless Programme Quiz Winner

The Wireless Programme Quiz began in march of 2012. Listeners were asked to guess the singer, artist or which show the music track came from. For a correct answer one point was awarded, with 1/2 point awarded if a clue … Continue reading

Radiothon Donations Thanks

The week commencing June 10th 2012 was Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm’s fund raising radiothon week. This event raised over £900 in donations from our listeners and supporters and we wish to give thanks to everyone who donated amounts both large … Continue reading

Launch of Oldham Community Radio 300 Club Lottery

The Oldham Community Radio 300 Club lottery is part of our fund-raising campaign. Entry £1 per week A maximum of 300 participants 6 chances to win per week £100 prize every Friday 5 x £10 prizes Monday to Friday Draw … Continue reading

Fundraising Radiothon Week 2012

The week commencing June 10th was Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm’s fund raising radiothon week. Oldham Community Radio, like the around two hundred other community radio stations around the UK is an independent not for profit organisation operated and influenced by … Continue reading

Failsworth Carnival 2012

The Failsworth Carnival is held this year on 19th and 20th May. Oldham Community Radio will broadcast live from the event on Saturday between 2pm and 3pm and on Sunday between 1pm and 2pm. Find out more about the events … Continue reading

Local Election Results 2012

Thursday 3rd May 2012 sees elections taking place in Oldham for both the Local Council, Parish Councils in Saddleworth and Shaw and Crompton. Oldham Community Radio will be broadcasting a Results Special from 11pm. We start with another chance to … Continue reading