Angel Radio

Angel Radio

FM 101.1

The idea is very basic - + Accentuate the positive aspects of being an older person. + Provide a radio station for older people to ... See more run themselves. + Make the station unique by specialising in records made before1960 The Angel Radio team numbers 82 volunteers. Several of our team are in their 80s, most are over 60. Most have never worked in radio before. Most are fit and active. Some have disabilities, including blind, deaf, arthritic, Parkinson's and stroke victims. All do as much as they feel comfortable with Angel Radio provides unique entertainment, information, reminiscence therapy, mental and physical stimulation, self-esteem, bereavement therapy, and friendly voices with natural personality, all produced by older people specifically for an audience aged 60 years and over.

"ANGEL RADIO IS AN ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC UNIQUE PROJECT WHICH FILLS A GAP CREATED BY THE MEDIA WHO SEEM TO THINK OLDER PEOPLE ARE INVISIBLE AND MUSIC STARTED WITH THE BEATLES"

~To provide entertaining and uplifting speech and music 24 hours a day of direct relevance to older persons. ~~~ ~To promote health and well being of older persons. ~~~ ~To promote reminiscence therapy for those suffering memory loss. ~~~ ~To affirm that older persons are still a valuable and valued part of society. ~~~ ~To enable older persons to have access to a radio station that understands them, treats them respectfully, and is sympathetic to their situation. ~~~ ~To enable listeners to request records from the years 1900-1959 which are unavailable on any other radio station locally or nationally. ~~~ ~To offer support in bereavement. To enable those suffering loss of a loved one to share their burden. ~~~ ~To provide charities offering help and advice to older persons with a central point of information distribution and exchange. ~~~ ~To provide work experience in radio production and presentation for older persons. ~~~ ~To ascertain the needs of older persons in day to day life and to pass this information to the relevant service providers. ~~~ ~To remove the sense of isolation felt by those who are house bound. ~~~ ~To offer a night-time friendship line to those who cannot sleep and are feeling lonely or afraid. ~~~ ~To promote the talents of older people and allow these talents to be acknowledged by a wide audience. ~~~ ~To produce an oral library of recordings of older person’s reminiscences and to make these available to schools and colleges. "Angel Radio is an extremely good example of community radio" Richard Ashworth MEP “True community radio at its very best” David Willetts MP “Better than a bottle of pills” Dr. Peter Brand MP "Ah, Angel Radio, my favourite station" Andrew Turner MP Hantsweb Best Silver Surfer Website 2008 Hampshire County Council Good Neighbours Award 2008 Portsmouth News 'Best Volunteers' Award 2005 - Finalist Local Hero 2003 / 2004 / 2005 Daily Mail Unsung Heroes of Jubilee year 2002 - Winner Jerusalem Productions Good Friday Award 2002 - £500 Prize Winner Community Care Award - Most Effective Communication Project 2002 Community Action Award 2000 - Certificate of Merit for Service to the Community.

Angel Radio is committed to providing a full radio service 24-hours a day, 7-days a week, specifically for persons aged 60 and over who live in the Borough of Havant. Uplifting nostalgic entertainment in the form of music, humour and memories from the years 1900 to 1959, together with current information regarding health, diet, pensions, etc. and stimulation in the form of reminiscence therapy for... mental health, and dance and exercise for physical health, accentuate the positive aspects of old age for the 29,000 older persons who live within the borough. The station creates a sense of value and self-worth for staff and audience and gives a voice to a section of the community who are often segregated and generally undervalued and underserved by the media. See More

08/19/2009

17 Market Parade, PO9 1PY

Queen's Award for Voluntary Service Best Silver Surfer Website Good Neighbours Jerusalem Award

Radio service for older people

02392481988

angelradiohavant@yahoo.co.uk

http://www.angelradio.co.uk

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