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On 7th June 2018 we successfully raised £10 with 1 supporters in 56 days

To launch a unique radio service specifically designed for the older listener, including those living with dementia.

by Paul Wappat in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom


To launch a unique radio service specifically designed for the older listener, including those living with dementia.

While other services say they’re for the more mature music enthusiast, they often don’t deliver on that promise – but at Memory Lane Radio we guarantee to play the songs and artists you simply don’t hear anymore.

With one of the countries largest nostalgic music collections we pride ourselves in bringing those memories flooding back as we take you on a journey down Memory Lane.

Whether you’re a fan of the dance bands of the 1930’s & 40’s, long for Louis Armstrong or crave The Carpenters, we’ve got it all and more.  But, it’s not all about the music, we'll also lighten your day with hilarious comedy, news from years gone by and your anecdotal stories.

With music being a proven therapeutic tool in prompting memory, we also cater for people living with dementia, helping those affected to recall – to interact and to re-engage using specially selected music that calms listeners at key times of the day.

The target audience is predominantly the older listener including those living with dementia, their family and careers, specifically the socially isolated and those confined to bed who may be unable to access other means of activities/social engagement.

Although we have some of the equipment needed to launch this exciting project, your donations will go towards digitising the existing analogue studio and audio collection.  Internet interfaces, premise rent and small building work, as well as full set-up and launch costs including marketing and printing.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£10 or more

Your name on our website.

For every £10 you will receive your name on our website supporters page.

£500 or more

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Invite to the launch-day ceremony.

For larger donations of £500 and over you will receive a special invitation to the launch-day event and your name/company name on our sponsors page.

£1,000 or more

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Sponsor a programme

For £1,000 you can sponsor a programme or feature, including the weather forecast, comedy programmes, or other sections of our schedules.

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