Station News

AUCTION for signed Chelsea FC football shirt…

Wandsworth Radio is auctioning off a signed Chelsea FC football shirt at the Northcote Road Summer fete on Sunday 12th July.  You can get your hands on the shirt by sending your bid on email to info@wandsworthradio.com or by coming to see us at our stall at the Northcote Road Summer Fete on Sunday 12th July. You’ll be able to make your bid with us […]

July 3rd, 2015

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We present the BIG stage at ‘Get Active Wandsworth Festival’ Saturday 18th July

Wandsworth Radio will be running the BIG stage at the 2015 Get Active Wandsworth Festival which takes place at King George’s Park in Wandsworth on Saturday 18 July, with 10,000 people likely to get involved. Our presenters will be introducing acts onto the stage throughout the free event for all to attend between 12pm and 5pm.       Activities at this year’s festival include… Big screen TV streaming […]

July 2nd, 2015

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Crowdfunding for Outside Broadcast equipment

Crowdfunding for Outside Broadcast equipment

Wandsworth Radio would love to be able to get out and about this summer, meeting our listeners and interacting with local people across Wandsworth, Battersea, Putney, Balham, Roehampton and Tooting. We have plans to visit as many local events as we can and have been invited by some organisers to take part in events by running entertainment stages and playing music. To broadcast LIVE from these […]

June 4th, 2015

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Wandsworth Radio will broadcast a live show from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Its amazing how many talented performers we have in just one London borough, but we know Wandsworth is no ordinary London borough because its filled with brilliant venues like the Battersea Arts Centre, Putney Arts Theatre and Tara Arts in Earlsfield as well as a string of comedy nights in our local pubs, bars, clubs and other performance venues. Many of our local performers travel north to Edinburgh […]

May 28th, 2015

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Live interview with Timmy from The Overtones

The lead singer of The Overtones Timmy Matley was interviewed by our very own Wandsworth Weekday presenter Laura Naylor this Monday (4th May). Timmy was talking about the new album and the 2015 tour which starts on 1st June. You can catch the interview on our Soundcloud page. You can get to it by clicking here or listening below. Don’t forget to tune to Laura who will […]

April 30th, 2015

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Sophie Ellis interviews Soweto Kinch on Wandsworth Radio

Wandsworth Jazz Cafe presenter Sophie Ellis invited jazz alto saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch into our studios in Battersea Park Road for an interview on the Sunday afternoon show.  Soweto told Sophie about growing up in Wandsworth, he began playing saxophone at the age of nine after learning clarinet at Allfarthing Primary School right here in Wandsworth. You can watch the interview right here and make sure to […]

April 17th, 2015

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Thousands of people tune in to Wandsworth Radio

Nearly 3,000 people listened to Wandsworth’s new local radio station in its first month. The internet only station welcomed 2,941 unique listeners on its website and on the mobile phone radio listening app TuneIn since launching on January 12th. Station Director Jason Rosam said… “I’m so pleased and proud of the hard work and commitment of the hundreds of volunteers who prepare and present interesting programmes every […]

February 13th, 2015

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Mayor launches Wandsworth Radio

Wandsworth Radio launched on Monday 12th January with the Mayor of Wandsworth Councillor Stuart Thom being the first to take to the airwaves saying… “You’re listening to Wandsworth Radio, a new community radio station for the best part of London. I hope you will enjoy listening to the programmes made by local people for local people and I wish luck to the hundreds of volunteers […]

January 18th, 2015

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Putney Christmas Lights Switch-On

Wandsworth Radio presenter Lesley Strachan and station director Jason Rosam helped Putney get into the festive mood at this year’s ‘Putney Christmas Lights and Market’ event which was held on Friday 2nd December at Church Square on Putney High Street. It was an extremely popular event which attracted nearly 2000 people. There was fantastic entertainment for all the family, a Christmas market and the Christmas lights were switched on by […]

December 18th, 2014

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Success on Crowdfunder

Success on Crowdfunder

Sixty people first attended a public meeting in May 2013 at the Battersea Arts Centre when local radio personality Jason Rosam asked if anyone wanted to help set up a community radio station for Wandsworth. We knew funding was needed in order to buy the latest studio equipment and we were successful in gaining a Big Society Award from Wandsworth Council. We needed more and […]

December 18th, 2014

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