Sponsorship and Advertising

We are a Community Radio station that targets the many varied communities that live and work in the Oldham Metropolitan Borough area.
Commercial activity is just one part of Community Radios income, by law we must have a mixed funding model. This provides an advantage to our advertising clients who’s messages will stand out as one of a select few commercial messages broadcast per hour.

Coverage Area

Our FM signal covers the majority of Oldham Borough area (excluding parts of Saddleworth Valleys due to the terrain) as well as providing a good signal into adjoining areas including Ashton, East Manchester, Middleton.

Listener figures

Oldham Community Radio carries out regular research to estimate audience numbers. The last survey we carried out showed that 18,250 to 22,250 people per week tuned into Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm. Share of listening of 10% within the Oldham Borough area, around 40% of this audience is over 55 years old.

Programme Sponsorship

Our most straightforward offer, three announcements per hour, in the following format

“This hour is sponsored by <<Your Business>>,” followed by a one sentence strap-line, description or location.

Production of audio included in the price, minimum 13 week commitment.

Buy programme sponsorship now by completing our Sponsorship Order Form

Traditional Spot advertising

Packages start at £125 per week.

Free Bonuses with all advertising and sponsorship packages

Extra bonus plays on repeat broadcasts and on ‘Listen Again’ service. Acknowledgement as one one of our supporters on our website and social media channels.

Partnership Projects

Oldham Community Radio 99.7fm can work with your organisation to produce programmes dedicated to your work.

These can take the form of monthly or weekly programmes presented by your staff, with production and technical support from Oldham Community Radio. We can also carry out live outside broadcasts, arrange bespoke promotion of your events or campaigns.

Want to reach further than just Oldham?

We can organise air-time on other Greater Manchester community radio stations.

What next?

You can complete a sponsorship order form online, or if you are interested in other options please contact us via email [email protected] or telephone 0161 682 5599 during office hours and we can send you further details or discuss your requirements.

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