Haddenham

Help Establish Local Radio

Home » News » Help Establish Local Radio
Red Kite Logo 01
Mark Chapple - Summerfest Radio

Red Kite Radio is the new radio station for Thame, Haddenham and the surrounding villages, launching in 2017.

It is the brainchild of a group of radio professionals with backgrounds in national and local radio. Over the last four years, the founding directors staged the four successful Summerfest Radio broadcasts in support of the Haddenham Beer Festival.

Broadcasting from studios at the Haddenham Garden Centre, Red Kite Radio will be the only radio station exclusively serving Thame, Haddenham and the surrounding villages. The station will offer a mix of music from the last five decades, alongside community news updates from people and organisations across the station's broadcast area.

To help build relationships with local businesses, the board is looking to recruit a part-time business liaison manager. He or she will sell advertising and sponsorship packages on Red Kite Radio. Such advertisers will be supporting the radio station and its day-to-day running costs.

For more information, see the JOBS page.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Energy Efficiency in Haddenham_Square
Haddenham Webteam: Tue 11 Jan 10:38am

The Haddenham Village Society's most recent meeting was held on Wednesday 12th January, at 8pm, via Zoom. Following the brief 'business' elements of the AGM, the meeting continued with engaging and practical presentations on achieving greater energy efficiency in our homes. One presentation, by Cllr Nick Kidby, dealt with Parish Council climate change activities, including home...

Gift Token Winners-3
Haddenham Webteam: Thu 06 Jan 6:00pm

Following the public vote for the most popular Christmas Trail Decorations, Haddenham Garden Centre very generously donated gift tokens as a 'thank you' on behalf of the Haddenham community to the creators of those displays.On Thursday 6th January Kate Hawkins, from Haddenham Garden Centre, presented the prizes.Creator of the most popular Festive Trail entry, Fiona Harding (who lives...

Doreen Carwithen
Mark Chivers: Thu 06 Jan 3:00pm

Major International Classical Music Festival comes to HaddenhamProfessional Viola player, Mark Chivers who lives in Haddenham, has organised the Carwithen Music Festival to celebrate the centenary of Doreen Carwithen. The festival will take place at St Mary's Church in the village (30th June-3rd July 2022). Doreen is the world's first female film composer and was born in Haddenham...