Derby on the airwaves! In2 Radio

by Derby Sound Community Radio in Derby, England, United Kingdom

Derby on the airwaves! In2 Radio
We did it
On 19th August 2018 we successfully raised £1,260 with 18 supporters in 56 days

Let's boost our sense of community pride, amplify local artists + help volunteers find their voice through the power of community radio!

by Derby Sound Community Radio in Derby, England, United Kingdom

New stretch target

Teamwork makes the dream work! With an extra collective effort you can all help us to make more of a difference in Derby!

Support In2 Derby Community Radio Association - your local volunteer-run radio - by the community for the community

Many cities across the UK, and worldwide, already have an established community radio station - now it's time to ensure Derby's station, run entirely by volunteers, can continue to grow.  

***Donor rewards*** And for being lovely supportive you, everyone who donates and gives us their name will be included in our special thank you roll of honour announced on-air and online - plus you can pick yourself a treat - check out our pledge rewards (right) 

Why? We need your help to keep our station doing good work for Derby's community - entertaining and keeping people company, reducing loneliness and connecting local people with local goings-on. We help charity events, grassroots groups and small local businesses that struggle to get mainstream media attention and we support emerging local artists by showcasing their music on-air. With hospital radio disappearing and generic regional or national programming on most stations there is a lack of truly local radio with no place for youngsters, newbies & community groups to gain their first taste and start a new hobby or career in radio - and we can change all that! 

What's the money for? Our small team of volunteers are working hard and we need your help to cover our running costs and buy some outdoor broadcast kit to cover local events. This mobile kit will also help new volunteers to get trained up and gain experience in radio - we can take the kit into schools, care homes, youth clubs, 60+ groups, diverse community centres and local festivals to enable people to make their own radio content - helping local people to reclaim the airwaves!  

Visit our website to tune in and get involved at:  

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Our story so far: In2 Derby radio started as a solo project broadcasting online in February bfdde84337dbf6237fcfaa2baac3e665530b46422017. Since then a volunteer team has grown with more community radio enthusiasts and community groups getting involved. In June 2017 we became a constituted group with an elected committee to develop the station. We have run some community workshops to give people an introduction to radio skills and several local residents heard their voice on-air for the first time - a massive proud moment and boost of confidence - and some have gone on to become regulars on-air!   We've been experimenting and broadcasting online over a year and following some changes we are now making exciting plans to grow, switch to a new broadcast set-up, train up more people in the community to make local content from their own home/community group and celebrate diverse Derby on-air - we'd love you to get involved.

We have ambitions to develop the station with a community studio and training suite, going for a DAB license, creating paid jobs and great volunteering opportunities and doing community projects so that radio can be used as a force for good in Derby - we are applying for grants to help but we also need your backing to make it all happen and to show funders that locals care about this and want a community radio station in their city.

Could you be part of our next chapter? Contact us about volunteering, advertising and other opportunities to be part of our story!  Fancy giving radio a try? Radio is a lot of fun and we can provide training even if you have no radio experience, if you have enthusiasm, commitment and you are willing to learn we'd love to hear from you. We value diversity, we want a variety of Derby characters on-air and can offer a supportive team and a good place to grow in confidence - find your voice with #in2derby!  e-mail for more info     

#In2 #TeamIn2 #CommunityRadio #Derby #Radio #DerbyAmplified #CrowdfundDerby 


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

That's My Name!

Your name will appear on our special roll of honour announced on-air + online

£6 or more

0 of 30 claimed

That's My Tune!

Let us know what song always makes you happy and we'll play it for you with a special dedication of your choosing (song and message choice subject to broadcast rules - keep it clean folks!) plus you'll be on our roll of honour

£8 or more

0 of 10 claimed

That's My Voice!

You'll have the chance to record a message or song intro to go out on-air - ever wanted to say I Love You, Happy Birthday or even propose on-air?! (message subject to broadcast rules) Plus you'll be on our roll of honour too.

£20 or more

2 of 5 claimed

That's My Prize!

For being so lovely, you'll receive a special prize donated by a local business or venue to enjoy, plus we'll play a song for you and include your name on our roll of honour on-air!

£50 or more

1 of 3 claimed

That's My Treat!

To say a big thank you we'll arrange your special treat voucher to enjoy somewhere in Derby, plus play your song request and include your name on our roll of honour on-air!

£100 or more

1 of 3 claimed

That's My Show!

Win yourself a radio experience workshop! We'll join you and your chosen charity, school or community group in Derby to run a fun radio session creating content for broadcast!

£400 or more

0 of 3 claimed

That's My Good Deed!

Win a 12-month advertising package for your favourite local charity - help your good cause get the attention it deserves with regular ads on-air! You could help a charity you volunteer or work with, boost that annual fundraiser or that community project close to your heart.

£600 or more

0 of 3 claimed

That's My Ad!

Win a 12-month advertising package at this special rate for your favourite Derby small business. Maybe it's your own family business, your lovely local indy café or that take-out down the road that just makes your Friday nights! (subject to broadcast rules and appropriate for advertising)

£1,000 or more

0 of 2 claimed

That's My Sponsor Package!

Opportunity for a Derby organisation to sponsor a regular feature such as our What's On bulletins or a specific show with the chance to get involved in competitions and giveaways all with your name and latest news getting extra attention regularly on-air and on our social media. 12-month sponsor package. Subject to broadcast rules.

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