5th April 2006
STUDENT RADIO STATION TO HIT THE AIRWAVES
from 14 schools across
station, which has been broadcasting in
For the fifth year running SIREN FM has linked up with local schools giving pupils the chance to experience the excitement of live radio.
The children, aged between 8 and 15, will be producing and presenting their own shows with the help of the university’s media production students on Fridays from 4pm till 6.30pm and Saturdays from 9am till 11.30am.
Schools taking part include
Lincolnshire County Council Public Relations Manager Steve Jackson and BBC Radio Lincolnshire Managing Editor Charlie Partridge will also produce and present their own shows.
On Monday 1st May SIREN regular Sammo Nigh will host a live outside broadcast from The Cell
To celebrate the start of this year’s broadcast there’ll be a launch party on Thursday 6th April in the Walkabout pub at 7.30pm. This will be followed by a ball with live music by the ‘Slimline Papas’ on Friday 5th May at the university’s Delph Bar.
SIREN will broadcasting 365 days a year under the terms of one of
nine new community radio licenses awarded by Ofcom, the
independent regulator and competition authority for the
Tune in to SIREN FM on 87.7FM or listen via the web at www.sirenonline.co.uk.
For more information contact:
Kate Strawson Press Officer (01522) 886244 firstname.lastname@example.org
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