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Inspirational listening on FromeFM

FromeFM, the town’s community radio station since 2005, is based at The Old Fire Station on Christchurch Street and offers a wide range of programmes which have loyal listeners in Frome on 96.6fm and around the world on

Here are a few inspirational examples of what can be found at FromeFM:

Issy Hughes, the youngest Mod DJ in the UK, hosts the ‘Mod Radio Show’ every other Monday evening. She has interviewed some of the top names in music and BBC 6 Music have told her they think she has one of the best shows they have heard. She has also been offered an apprenticeship at Soho Radio London.

Rob Way’s ‘Way Down Country’ show is heard all around the world. He delivers one of the best mixes of current and Classic Country you will find on any station.

Andy Wrintmore hosts ‘Velocity Rock’ every Tuesday night and his show also has a worldwide audience. He also hosts a monthly Breakfast Show and his infectious style of presenting is grabbing headlines.

Stella Cooper, another one of our teen hosts, examines the latest up and coming artists in various genres in the ‘Stellafonix’ show.

Dave Watkins, who presents the ‘Blues & Roots’ show, won national recognition in 2014 at the British Blues Awards and has people tuning in across the planet.

The ‘Monday Night Kick Off’ show, every fortnight, is an excellent sports show that promotes local sports clubs.

Finally, ‘Homely Remedies’ with Alex Hawkins, with the best in Folk, Acoustic and Singer/ Songwriter artists and the best radio voice this side of Bob Harris!

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article by Dave Watkins