Yeovil community radio station wins FM licence

Radio Ninesprings – community radio station for Yeovil and South Somerset – has been awarded a 5-year FM community radio licence by Ofcom. In May, Radio Ninesprings was awarded an AM community radio licence by Ofcom and will now surrender this licence in exchange for the FM licence. Radio Ninesprings plans to launch live ‘on air’ as Ninesprings FM by May/June 2018. Full story: Read more



Oliver photoYeovil College student Oliver Gear has won a competition to design a logo for Radio Ninesprings, Yeovil’s new community radio station. Through a grant from Somerset County Council’s Creative Industries Development Fund, Radio Ninesprings Project Manager, Steve Haigh, worked with Yeovil College students, providing talks on various broadcasting topics and giving them the opportunity to design the station’s new logo and branding. Full story: Read more

Yeovil College students tune-in to Literary Festival…

Yeovil College StudentsMedia students from Yeovil College have helped to record a radio outside broadcast at Yeovil Literary Festival. The broadcast was organised by Radio Ninesprings – the new community radio station for Yeovil – as part of a creative industries training project funded by Somerset County Council. The students helped to set-up microphones, mix sound and edit the recordings made of guest speakers at events at the Octagon theatre and Yeovil Library. Full story: Read more