PROGRAMMING

Our key broadcast headings, as declared to Ofcom when we wrote our application:-


Themed Weeks on SWINDON 105.5

We love 'em and developed this programming to really get behind a subject. Only on SWINDON 105.5. If you have an idea for a special week of features do give us a call. Subjects covered have included such as...

  • Al Anon - Stories from individuals who support alcoholic relatives
  • Black History features
  • Schools Literature Festival features
  • Adoption
  • BiPolar
  • Family leisure
  • Mental Health
  • Local Writers
  • Parkinsons
  • Dyslexia
  • Carers
  • Fostering

Programming Links

Current programming relationships with SWINDON 105.5 include:-

Swindon Wildcats: Reports from home ice hockey matches
Swindon Speedway: From the pits and behind the scenes
Supermarine: Reports and interviews
Federation of Small Businesses: Includes a Business programme, Mondays 6pm
 
Police On The Air: fortnightly, Tuesdays at 10am... alternates with...
On The Road:  with Roadar members and associated agencies

"Swindon Voices" Programming

Sideways Look: Presented by registered blind volunteers
Wonderful World: Focusing on different cultures and countries and local links
Penhill Voice: Penhill media team (New development in process)
Young Voices: Youth groups, individuals
Schools Out: By Commonweal School, Stagecoach, work placement students, special projects
                     new and on-off schools projects continually running and developing
PREVIOUS includes:-
Voice of Stratton:
 Monthly programme by Stratton people
Sust Out: Monthly programmes by recovering Addicts
Voices Allowed: Weekly programmes presented by and with people with learning difficulties
Broadgreen Voices: Weekly features and meeting local residents from different countries (14 months)



Programmes Presented by Local People
  • Programmes produced and presented by local schools
  • Music shows each evening with the widest mix of music genres
  • Weekly debates and discussion
  • "Themed weeks" : Maximising opportunity to learn about a specific subject
  • Programmes from and by local communities