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Win tickets to an Eighties Night

Win tickets to an Eighties Night

by Marty

Koast Radio has a number of tickets to give away for a fantastic 80’s nights at Ashington Football Club on the 2nd June 2017.

This is sure to be an outstanding night celebrating with great music of the 80’s with a live band The Breakfast Club.

To win tickets pop along to the Koast Radio page like and comment on this facebook post and tickets normally costing £5 can be yours.

Tell us how many tickets you would like too. 

Koast seeks new Directors

Koast seeks new Directors

by Marty

Board Director Koast Radio

Koast Radio is looking to strengthen its Board of Directors and has recently agreed to increase the number of Directors from four to six as part of this process.

Koast Radio has been broadcasting for over 6 years.

Koast Radio commenced its broadcasting initially as an internet based radio station.

In December 2015 following the award of a 5 year FM licence from Ofcom Koast Radio has been broadcasting on 106.6GHz on the FM waveband.

The Board requires a range of talents, knowledge, skills and experience and wants to include people with the full range of expertise required to develop and run an outstanding community radio station.

Some further information on the role of the Board Director and our Ofcom Commitments can be found here in our Koast Radio Board Recruitment 2017

A Board Skills Audit has helped us to identify the skills we require and we are seeking to recruit two new Board Directors who possess skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • Voluntary sector / charity management / governance.
  • Financial management, accounting and budgeting.
  • Fundraising and income generation.
  • Legal matters including company law, contracts and broadcast regulation.
  • Public relations, marketing and promotion.
  • Radio broadcasting, programming and regulation.

Other essential skills required include:

  • Leadership
  • Team working
  • Business acumen
  • Communication – written and verbal
  • Problem solving

For an informal discussion regarding these vacancies please contact Ian Conway, Company Secretary on 07512 451637.

Please submit a CV outlining your knowledge, skills and experience that make you an ideal candidate for this role to

For more information visit

Closing Date for Applications is Friday the 16th June 2017