Category Archives: Radio

Ujima Radio’s Julz Davis becomes managing director of St Paul’s Carnival CIC

Julz Davis has been appointed as the new managing director of the St Paul’s Carnival Community Interest Company (CIC) as the much-loved carnival prepares to return this summer for its 50th anniversary. The Ujima Radio station manager and former Bristol City Council arts officer, pictured, is known in the city for his previous contributions to St Paul’s Carnival and to Bristol’s

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Lord Mayor of Bristol’s Medal recognises Ujima Radio founder’s commitment to promoting equality

Bristol community radio station Ujima’s founder Roger Griffith has been awarded a Lord Mayor’s Medal for his passion for promoting equality. Roger, pictured, founded the St Paul’s-based station in 2009 and has since attracted more than 250 volunteers to work at it in a wide range of roles from DJs and presenters and producers to managers.  He is involved with

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Development funding brings £6.5m young people’s creative enterprise hub step closer

Bristol’s Creative Youth Network, which supports young people in reaching their potential through creative expression, has come one step closer to creating a hub for Creative Enterprise. The organisation has received £300,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop the designs and vision with young people over the next 18 months.  If successful, it will receive £4.5m towards the

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Call for creative firms to enter South West Fairtrade Business Awards 2018

Creative firms are being invited to enter the annual South West Fairtrade Business Awards. Now in their sixth year, the awards recognise the contribution that businesses, organisations and institutes in the region make in support of Fairtrade by buying certified Fairtrade products for the workplace and raising awareness of ethical trade issues amongst their staff, customers and peers. The awards

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Creative sector must face up to huge challenges, ITV chair tells launch of Centre for Cultural & Creative Industries

ITV chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette highlighted the importance of the UK’s creative industries during an inaugural lecture at the launch of Bath Spa University’s new Centre for Cultural and Creative Industries. Speaking to 60 members of staff and students from the university, the former president of the Royal Television Society and deputy chairman of the National Film School addressed the

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Future appoints former Heart FM founder as next chairman

Former Virgin Radio boss and Heart FM founder Richard Huntingford is to take over as chairman of Bath-based media group Future, bringing with him more than three decades of media sector experience. Richard, pictured, who was also chairman of Wireless Group (formerly UTV Media) and non-executive director of Virgin Mobile, was appointed a non-executive director of Future with immediate effect

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SoulTrain Radio on track for December launch after setting up at The Bottle Yard

SoulTrain Radio DAB will become Bristol’s first dedicated soul music station when it starts broadcasting from the city’s Bottle Yard Studios next month. The station will hit the digital airwaves from a new studio residence at The Bottle Yard, the largest dedicated film and TV studio facility in the West of England. SoulTrain Radio DAB has its origins in Bristol’s

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