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BCB Newsletter – March 2018

Young People’s Work Over the last month or two we’ve been working with Ravenscliffe Youth Club, Step2 health project, and Clough Clubs in Buttershaw to help groups of young people make radio. Shows have been broadcast in the BCB Xtra

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BCB Newsletter – December 2017

BCB AGM – Wednesday 13th December 7pm It’s that time of year again! The AGM will be at BCB studios. Its a great opportunity to get together with other BCB people and catch up with what we’ve been doing this

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BCB Newsletter – June 2017

BCB Open Day – 25 Year Celebration! On 17th June BCB held an open day for people to find out more about BCB, how to get involved with us, and to celebrate 25 years of community radio. The day was

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BCB Newsletter – May 2017

Drive Live From The Record Cafe Lorna and Dom chatting to Keith Wildman, owner of The Record Cafe Every year, Record Store Day aims to celebrate the importance of independent music stores, and to increase footfall in these important community

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BCB Newsletter – April 2017

BCB Roll Out The Red Carpet David Wilson approves BCB’s new red carpet treatment As some of you may have seen, the BCB office and studios have been re-fitted with new carpets – including a stretch of red carpet guiding

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BCB Newsletter – March 2017

BCB’s New Logo As some of you may have seen on BCB’s Facebook and Twitter, we now have a shiny new logo! This logo is part of a wider re-brand for BCB that will include the front of BCB’s studios

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BCB Newsletter – January 2017

Live Music On BCB Throughout the year, BCB is going to be broadcasting a fortnightly series of live music sessions. The aim of the sessions is to provide a platform for local musicians to get their music heard, and for

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BCB Newsletter – December 2016

Lord Mayor Visits BCB Cllr Reid pictured here with Graham and Michael In December Cllr Geoff Reid, the current Lord Mayor of Bradford, popped into BCB’s studios. While he was here the Lord Mayor took a look around and joined

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BCB Newsletter – November 2016

WOW FM! Over the weekend of the 4-6th November, WOW! Bradford (Women of the World festival) took place at Kala Sangam Arts Centre. This great festival featured a number of discussions, panels and lectures that celebrated women and girls and

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BCB Newsletter – October 2016

BCB Gets Silver At The Yorkshire Gig Guide Awards! At The Yorkshire Gig Guide Grassroots Award 2016, BCB got Silver in the category for Outstanding Media. Al’s Dime Bar – whose show Dime Time goes out BCB every Tuesday 11-12am

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BCB Newsletter – September 2016

Sending off the Rock Against Racism Exhibition in Style! A local DJ on the set On Thursday 1st September, to send off the Rock Against Racism exhibition in style, Impressions Gallery and BCB Radio brought an eclectic and diverse group

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BCB Newsletter – August 2016

Live from Bradford: Love Music, Hate Racism As we approach the closing weekend of Rock Against Racism exhibition, BCB will be working together with Impressions Gallery to bring together an eclectic and diverse group of musicians and spoken word artists

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BCB Newsletter – July 2016

BCB at Bradford Festival Shamim Akhtar and Phillip Lickley at the festival on the Sunday This year’s Bradford Festival ran from 8-10th July and BCB broadcast live from City Park throughout the weekend. We would like to thank everyone who

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BCB Newsletter – June 2016

BCB at Rock Against Racism Launch Dipak and Pete chatting to Anne McNeill, Director of Impressions Gallery at the launch On Thursday 16th June, Impressions Gallery in Bradford launched its Rock Against Racism exhibition. At the event BCB’s Dipak Mistry

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BCB Newsletter – May 2016

BCB at the Bradford Literature Festival Bradford Literature Festival took place from 20-29 May, and BCB broadcast live from the festival from 5:30-6pm every night of the event. Throughout the festival, BCB’s Mary Dowson and Carole Moss spoke to Harry

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BCB Newsletter – April 2016

EurEval – Austrian Visitors to BCB! As mentioned in last month’s newsletter, BCB welcomed Helmut and Michael from Austrian training organisation Commit to Bradford. Over the course of the week they were here, Helmut and Michael interviewed local politicians such

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BCB Newsletter – March 2016

International Women’s Day Broadcast Our group of Guides broadcasting live on International Women’s Day On Tuesday 8th March,BCB celebrated and marked International Women’s Day by broadcasting a day of women only programming. The day was a great success and featured

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BCB Newsletter – February 2016

The month of February is special to us, and this one marked our 22nd anniversary. Can you guess how many broadcast hours that is? The answer is at the bottom of the newsletter. Refugee Arts and Crafts group BCB is

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