Bristol Relief Effort For St Vincent Eruptions

Bristol Relief Effort For St Vincent Eruptions

Following the recent volcanic eruption on the Caribbean island of St Vincent and the Grenadines, 18 year old Shelena Artman has spearheaded  a campaign to help the Islanders who are  fleeing for their lives. Although Shelena was born in Bristol her father  hails from St Vincent  and they have family living there. “I couldn’t believe […]

Bcfm broadcast first Mayoral Hustings

Bcfm broadcast first Mayoral Hustings

Bcfm’s One Love Breakfast hosted on FM radio & Youtube/Facebook live  the four main party candidates for posisition of elected Mayor of Bristol : Alastair Watson – Conservative, Sandy Hore-Ruthven – Green, Marvin Rees – Labour & Caroline Gooch – LibDem

BCfm to offer free DAB radios for over 50s to help tackle loneliness

BCfm to offer free DAB radios

BCfm is offering free DAB radios to vulnerable older people living in Bristol. ** Update 26th Jan 2021 – These have now all been claimed** It comes as hundreds of thousands of people in the city are once more ordered to stay at home and isolate from their friends and families because of the Coronavirus […]

TRIBUTES POUR IN FOR CHRISTINA

TRIBUTES POUR IN FOR CHRISTINA

Tributes have been flooding in following the death of Bcfm Radio’s Christina Robino on Sunday 18th October 2020. Bristol Community FM’s CEO Pat Hart made the announcement on social media yesterday after learning of Christina’s passing part way through his Shades Of Soul Show on the station.“ Some things are just more important and I […]

Black History Month 2020

Black History Month 2020

Once again this year Bcfm Radio will be releasing short video information films for BHM 2020 highlighting past & present iconic Black figues  both historic & present day The films can be viewed on the station’s Youtube channel BRISTOL TELEVISION and on our various social media platforms. Head of Production Ivan Jackson said “Edication is at the heart […]

WE’VE LAUNCHED A NEW ORAL HISTORY PODCAST

HISTORY PODCAST

Bristol is more than Brunel, balloons and toppling statues of Edward Colston BCfm last week announced that we are launching ‘12 Communities 1 Bristol’ – a new local oral history podcast from Marcus Smith, in partnership with Bristol 24/7, Bristol Museums, Bristol Archives, UWE Bristol and funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Each of the 12 episodes […]

NEW LOCKDOWN SCHEDULE

LOCKDOWN SCHEDULE

Bristol’s first Community radio Station launches emergency schedule in light of Covid 19 lockdown Bcfm Radio has acted swiftly following new emergency restrictions for members of the public during the Coronavirus pandemic. The schedule which included over 70 different shows involving volunteers from across the city had become impossible to operate due to the new […]

STUDIO 1 TO REOPEN AFTER FIRE

STUDIO 1 TO REOPEN AFTER FIRE

Press Notice 30th January 2020 BRISTOL RADIO STATION RE-OPENS STUDIO AFTER DEVASTATING FIRE Bcfm Radio have chosen Bob Marley’s Birthday to re-open their main studio following a devastating fire in August this year. The community radio station that has been described as an “integral part of Bristol” has struggled to provide a full live service […]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

12 Communities 1 Bristol – A Local Heritage Project  Fancy helping to make a radio documentary? Would you like to help create a podcast? We need volunteers to help produce audio content on the oral history of 12 different Bristol neighbourhoods for local radio and podcasts.  BENEFITS – FREE 1 day professional training on audio production and interviewing skills […]

MAIN BCFM STUDIO DEVASTATED BY FIRE

MAIN BCFM STUDIO DEVASTATED BY FIRE

We are devastated to announce our studio and most of our broadcast equipment at Easton Community Centre has been destroyed. The fire broke out during a live broadcast of our Silversound Show at approx 11am this morning – thankfully neither our presenter Tony nor anyone else in the building was injured. The whole building was […]