Category Archives: Radio

Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees: Channel 4 and Bristol share the vision of an inclusive growing economy where nobody is left behind

Channel 4 executives visited Bristol recently to hear why the city should become the site of its new national HQ. Here Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees reflects on Bristol’s bid – one of seven from across the UK – and how it has galvanized the city. Bristol is a great city, it’s my city. I say that having lived the

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Happiest Workplace Awards give enlightened creative firms reasons to be cheerful

Creative firms that go the extra mile to ensure their staff are cheerful and fulfilled are being invited to enter the annual South West Happiest Workplace Competition.   The brainchild of Bristol-based workplace and interior design consultancy Wylde IA, the contest has successfully championed enlightened businesses since it was launched four years ago.  This year it has the support of mental

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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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