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How are you?

How are you?

How are you coping with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in South West London? We want to hear your stories of self isolation and community initiatives in Richmond, Wandsworth, Merton and Lambeth. If you want to take part please do the following….. 🔴 RECORD a VOICE MESSAGE on your mobile phone 📧 SEND to news@riversideradio.com 🎧 LISTEN to Riverside Reports on Friday at 6pm 🎙RiversideRadio.com or smart speaker “Play Riverside

March 20th, 2020

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Hope: An Exhibition and a word for our times…

Hope: An Exhibition and a word for our times…

Hope: An Exhibition is an artistic celebration of anything and everything that gives us hope or makes us feel hopeful. Award-winning photographer Jim Grover and Reverend Kit Gunasekera have installed nearly 200 pieces in St. James Church, Clapham, as part of a project to bring joy to the local people. From photos of Las Vegas show girls, to illustrations drawn by people seeking help at […]

March 15th, 2020

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Chelsea FC: Factfile

Chelsea FC: Factfile

Chelsea Football Club is an English professional football club based in London, who currently compete in the Premier League, which is the top division in English football. The Blues play their games at Stamford Bridge, which holds a capacity of 40,834 and has been their home ever since the club was founded in 1905. As of 2018, Chelsea were the sixth most valuable club in […]

February 29th, 2020

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England remain Six Nations favourites despite France loss

England remain Six Nations favourites despite France loss

The 2020 Six Nations is in full swing and the first three intriguing matches took place across the Saturday and Sunday of the first week. The action started in Cardiff where Wales produced a scintillating display to comfortably see off Italy, winning 42-0 at the Principality Stadium to leave them top of the standings after the opening weekend. Next was a clash between Ireland and […]

February 22nd, 2020

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How to watch the Cheltenham Festival

How to watch the Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is one of the most viewed sporting spectacles in Britain each and every year, featuring some of the top horse racing that the world has to offer. Four days of top quality racing takes place over the course of one very special week in March when the Cheltenham Festival takes place, as horses, jockeys and trainers alike look to etch themselves in […]

February 16th, 2020

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Did you know that Vincent Van Gogh once lived in Brixton?

Did you know that Vincent Van Gogh once lived in Brixton?

We visit 87 Hackford Road, the house where he lived in Brixton, and speak with Livia Wang, the Architect and Curator who has overseen the renovation of the property since it was acquired by her family in 2012. Livia talks about Van Gogh’s time in London and how the major conservation project aims to celebrate the house’s remarkable legacy. Theatre Company Border Crossings creates theatre […]

February 9th, 2020

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Want to be a radio reporter, news reader?

Want to be a radio reporter, news reader?

Riverside Radio needs more volunteers to join our news team. We provide localised news bulletins for the south west London boroughs of Richmond, Wandsworth, Merton and Lambeth every half an hour from 7am to 10pm. We also create and produce an hour long weekly news magazine show ‘Riverside Reports’ every Friday night at 6pm and have begun creating more social media and video content. We […]

February 2nd, 2020

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Christmas and New Year on Riverside

Christmas and New Year on Riverside

We have so many festive treats for you on Riverside Radio this year so sit back, relax and ask your smart speaker to “Play Riverside Radio”. From our annual Pantomime to the Christmas Cracker Quiz and Christmas specials of our most popular programmes such as The Irish Jam and reviews of the year from our news and arts teams. You’ll be able to tune into […]

December 18th, 2019

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ELECTION 2019: Riverside Results Night

ELECTION 2019: Riverside Results Night

Riverside Radio is planning its biggest night of election coverage ever. If you want to know what’s going on in south west London this election night we are the local radio choice for you. Our presenter Micky Gwilliam will be hosting the show LIVE from our studios in Battersea, he’ll be joined by guests with analysis from 10pm as soon as the polling stations across […]

December 5th, 2019

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A Surprise Every Day in Nine Elms…

A Surprise Every Day in Nine Elms…

Throughout December the whole Nine Elms area will be transformed into a giant Advent Calendar of art, as a new Christmas Carol themed window is revealed each night by a different organisation, co-ordinated by Nine Elms Arts Ministry. We speak to Betsy Blatchley, Pioneer Ministry for the Arts in Nine Elms who hopes that this will be a fabulous way to build community and also […]

November 16th, 2019

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