Source fm

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Source FM
Source FM logo
Broadcast area Falmouth and Penryn: FM
Worldwide: Internet radio
Frequency FM: 96.1
Worldwide:[1]
First air date 27 February 2009
Format News, talk show
Language(s) English, Cornish
Owner Local community
Website http://www.thesourcefm.co.uk

Source FM is a community radio station, designed to establish a voice for the 50,000+ members of the combined Falmouth and Penryn community and the wider area. Source FM is committed to providing a community-specific, social gains radio service that addresses the needs of the groups that make up that community. The station serves as an enabling mechanism for the delivery of communications and life skills, as well as to assisting with the delivery of accredited training in media production.

Source FM has trained hundreds of volunteers in Cornwall and has adopted a remit which places special emphasis on reaching out to individuals who are Not in Employment Education or Training (NEETS). At the same time as filling a vital training gap for individuals Source FM provides an open access media outlet for local people and service providers to raise awareness of issues, showcase their talents, preserve traditions and create their own innovative, locally specific programming.

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