Koast Radio Grant Success

Koast Radio is delighted to have been awarded £4,000 in funding from Northumberland County Council’s Community Chest Fund. The money will be used to reconfigure our existing studio to make the best possible use of the space available to us so that we can create a bespoke training and production suite as well as deliver a robust broadcast schedule of high quality varied radio output. Currently training is only available in a live broadcast environment…

"Koast Radio Grant Success"

Koast Radio blown away by Ska-Toons generosity

Koast Radio was blown away this week by the generosity of the Ska-Toons this week with a fantastic donation of £665 to support our work. Koast Radio is run by a team of volunteers and delivers local radio for the community by the community so raising sufficient funds to meet our running costs and investing in new equipment is always a challenge. The donation was handed over on this weeks Koast Train when the Ska-Toons…

"Koast Radio blown away by Ska-Toons generosity"

Mr Scurfs Koast Train takes Centre Stage

This weekend Mr Scurf and the Koast Train Crew Producer Mark take to the stage at the House of Fun Weekender in Minehead achieving a life long ambition for the team to share the stage with their Idols Madness. This is a real coup for the team from Koast Radio who get to rub shoulders with Madness, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Craig Charles and many many more household names. The event attracts thousands of…

"Mr Scurfs Koast Train takes Centre Stage"

Jess Brings the Castle Down!

We sent the Koast Media team down to see Jess Glynne storm the Castle and here’s our report from our very own Hannah Waters. Jess Glynne gathered in thousands to the grounds of Alnwick Castle performing an array of songs in her one and a half hour set. Her songs promoted love and the party atmosphere could be felt throughout the evening. The field soon filled up from 4pm and concert revellers didn’t let the…

"Jess Brings the Castle Down!"

Blyth AFC boss signs FA Vase record breaker

Blyth AFC has announced the official signing of FA Vase goal scoring record breaker Andrew ‘Bully’ Bulford to the new season’s squad. Bulford was the first player to score in every game of the FA Vase run in 2012 including replays, a double legged semi-final and in the final whilst playing for Dunston UTS. Crowned Man of the Match in the Wembley final scoring both goals in the 2-0 victory against West Auckland Town, joint…

"Blyth AFC boss signs FA Vase record breaker"

Summer Madness at Newbiggin

The Koast Radio Team with the support of local businesses in Newbiggin hosted a Summer Event in the heart of Newbiggin. On show were some fantastic classic scooters from local scooter clubs, music from local musicians and of course music from the Koast Team. The event attracted a lot of interest from local people and brought visitors into the town. Traders reported a bumper trading day and raised an impressive £310 to support local youngster…

"Summer Madness at Newbiggin"

Join the Koast Sports Team

Koast Radio wants to strengthen its sports team and is looking for sports presenters, sports journalists and commentators with an active interest in a variety of local sport at grass roots level as well as the bigger teams in the area. If you think this could be you or you are part of a double act that feel you are up to the challenge of developing and delivering the best in local sport here on…

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Koast Radio team up with Hays Travel

Koast Radio were called into support the Manor Walks Branch of local travel company Hays Travel. Hays Travel were raising funds for their chosen charity for sufferers of Motor Neurone Disease. Music and announcements throughout the day were provided by Koast Radio and the team at Hays organised a Mini Disco, Tombola and Hair Braiding. There was also the chance to win a 3 day family break to Crimdon Dene. Pizza was provided by Kirklands…

"Koast Radio team up with Hays Travel"