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Suddenly it's Christmas

by James Pilkington

It's now the time of year that I'm humming Loudon Wainwright III's "Suddenly it's Christmas", as Christmas items start appearing on the shelves. 

Young Voices

by James Pilkington

Last week Bolton FM were told by the Charity Commission that its Media Academy had successfully achieved charity status.

Bolton Pride

by James Pilkington

Bolton's Pride festival took over the town last weekend. It began with a carnival parade from the Chorley New Road entrance of Queen's Park to Victoria Square via Spa Road, Deansgate and Le Mans Crescent.

Bolton and Bury Business Awards

by James Pilkington

The Bolton and Bury Business awards take place at The University of Bolton Stadium next Thursday, September 27 2018, and Bolton FM are up for an award to recognise our partnership working with Bolton Hospice. The Community award looks to celebrate organisations that “make a committed and proactive contribution to the enhancement and benefit of the Bolton community.” Judges will look at how well we’ve worked in partnership with Bolton Hospice and the impact we’ve had within the local community.

Bolton Hospice's Bubble Rush 2018

by James Pilkington

This Sunday sees Bolton FM participate in Bolton Hospice's Bubble Rush.

What's on your playlist?

by James Pilkington

It won't surprise you that we often talk about the type of music and artists we play at Bolton FM. 

Your Festival Radio

by James Pilkington

The Bolton Food and Drink festival starts tomorrow and we'll be previewing the event on tonight's 'Foodie Thursday with Jojo' from 6pm.

Bolton FM your Festival Radio

by James Pilkington

The Bolton Food and Drink festival isn't too far away and Bolton FM has a lot on its plate as it were. 

Musical Taste

by James Pilkington

It is over sixty years since The Quarry Men played at The Cavern Club in Liverpool, (without Paul McCartney who was away at Boy Scout summer camp).

Mental Health Awareness

by Jojo

Community radio can make a significant contribution to managing community mental health by empowering audiences to better understand and control issues that impact on their emotional and social well-being. 

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