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Washacre FM (87.7FM) 2015 Programme Schedule

Monday 1 to Sunday 7 June  Washacre FM info page

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Text: 07470 803908 (+name!) | Studio: 01942 859535 | email: WashacreFM
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The Community Hour with Chris Buckley 11am to 12 noon.

In this late morning show Chris Buckley will be talking to representatives from groups within the Westhoughton Community Network plus interviews with some special guests. There will be news about the groups, events, interspersed with music and station items.

Washacre FM 2014 - Community Hour 11:00am to 12:00pm with Chris Buckley
  Monday
1 June
Tuesday
2 June
Wednesday
3 June
Thursday
4 June
Friday
5 June
Saturday
6 June
11:00
-11:30
Heather Potter
Bolton CVS
Linda James
Rainbow Crafts
(Yarn Bombing)
 
Steve Liptrot & Chris Ward
Travellin' Strings
Scarlett Berry
Barking Berry's Fun Dog Show
Bill Greenalgh
Westhoughton Methodists ADS
Drop-in
 
11:30
-12:00
Steve Harrington
Rotary Club of Westhoughton
Jason Taylor
Bethel Crowd
Michelle Todd & Hillary Welsby
Senior Solutions
Tony Berry
The Houghton Weavers
Dennis Lee
George Formby Society
Drop-in
 
 
 

Community news for broadcast should be sent to WCN e-mail address in footer.


Full Washacre FM Schedule

Broadcasts start from 8:00am with 'The Breakfast Show,' then a mix of programming with something for everyone going on till late evening. Don't forget on Sunday (7th) from noon down at the John Holt Centre there is the Showcase day with funfair, stalls, activities, competitions and more.

Washacre FM 2015 - Schedule of Shows 8:00 to 22:00
  Monday
1 June
Tuesday
2 June
Wednesday
3 June
Thursday
4 June
Friday
5 June
Saturday
6 June
8:00
-10:00
Stuart Gregory
Breakfast Show
Radio Play (pt 1) 9:10am
 
Kellie McGarry
Breakfast Show
Radio Play (pt 2) 9:00am
 
Kellie McGarry
Breakfast Show
Radio Play (pt 3) 9:00am
 
Kellie McGarry
Breakfast Show
Radio Play (pt 4) 9:00am
 
Kellie McGarry
Breakfast Show
Radio Play (pt 5) 9:00am
 
Kellie McGarry
Breakfast Show
Radio Play (pt 6) 9:00am
 
10:00
-11:00
Bolton at Home
News, advice & chat with Lisa Bradley
Bolton at Home
News, advice & chat with Lisa Bradley
Bolton at Home
News, advice & chat with Lisa Bradley
Bolton at Home
News, advice & chat with Lisa Bradley
Bolton at Home
News, advice & chat with Lisa Bradley
Bolton at Home
News, advice & chat with Lisa Bradley
11:00
-12:00
Chris Buckley
Community
Hour
♫ Mellow/Easy
Chris Buckley
Community
Hour
♫ 80s
Chris Buckley
Community
Hour
♫ Pop/Rock
Chris Buckley
Community
Hour
♫ 60s
Chris Buckley
Community
Hour
♫ 70s
Chris Buckley
Community
Hour
♫ 100% Beatles
12:00
-1:00
Steve Howarth
Rock & Soul
Steve Howarth
Rock & Soul
Steve Howarth
Rock & Soul
Steve Howarth
Rock & Soul
Gail Davies
Community Policing
Guest Presenter
 
1:00
-2:00
Tony McGarry
Golden Oldies
 
Tony McGarry
Golden Oldies
Guest from 'Enjoy Learning'
Tony McGarry
Golden Oldies
 
Tony McGarry
Golden Oldies
 
Tony McGarry
Golden Oldies
 
Tony McGarry
Golden Oldies
 
2:00
-3:00
Lisa Riley
Retro Rewind Show
Lisa Riley
Retro Rewind Show
Lisa Riley
Retro Rewind Show
Lisa Riley
Retro Rewind Show
Lisa Riley
Retro Rewind Show
Lisa Riley
Retro Rewind Show
3:00
-4:00
Janet Colley & Joanne Hughes
WACO
 
Janet Colley & Joanne Hughes
WACO
 
Michelle & Vicky
Local Pscos with help & advice
Janet Colley & Joanne Hughes
WACO
 
Janet Colley & Joanne Hughes
WACO
 
Guest Presenter
 
4:00
-5:00
Phil & Alex
 
 
Phil & Stacey
 
 
Phil & Stacey
 
 
Guest Presenter
 
 
Guest Presenter
 
 
Guest Presenter
 
 
5:00
-6:00
Radio Play
Robin Hood & His Merrie Men (Pt1)
f/b
Jaymie & Dylan
Bass & Boom!
Radio Play
Robin Hood & His Merrie Men (Pt2)
f/b
Jamie & Dylan
Bass & Boom!
Radio Play
Robin Hood & His Merrie Men (Pt3)
f/b
Jamie Faulkner
Radio Play
Robin Hood & His Merrie Men (Pt4)
f/b
Jamie & Dylan
Bass & Boom!
Radio Play
Robin Hood & His Merrie Men (Pt5)
f/b
Jamie & Dylan
Bass & Boom!
Radio Play
Robin Hood & His Merrie Men (Pt6)
f/b
Guest Presenter
6:00
-7:00
Paige &
Beth

Their Kind of Music
Jason Taylor
'Improvised!'
Paige &
Beth

Their Kind of Music
Paige &
Beth

Their Kind of Music
Paige &
Beth

Their Kind of Music
Paige &
Beth

Their Kind of Music
7:00
-8:00
Courtney & Crew
 
Courtney & Crew
 
Courtney & Crew
 
Courtney & Crew
 
Courtney & Crew
 
Courtney & Crew
 
8:00
-9:00
Andy P
Old School Hits & Anthems
Andy P
Old School Hits & Anthems
Stuart Gregory
 
Andy P
Old School Hits & Anthems
Andy P
Old School Hits & Anthems
Guest Presenter
 
9:00
-10:00
Doug & Dave
 
 
Doug & Dave
 
 
Doug & Dave
 
 
Doug & Dave
 
 
Doug & Dave
Party Time!
Part 1
Doug & Dave
Party Time!
Part 2

Radio Play

This year's Washacre FM Radio Play is the 7-part 'Robin Hood and his Merrie Men' written and performed by the dramatists of Westhoughton Methodist ADS in conjunction with the Washacre FM production team.

A panto-style, fun romp for all the family - especially children whose imaginations can take them in the forest with Robin and his Merrie Men! There will be two daily broadcasts of each part, the first during the breakfast show, then at 5pm. The final part will be broadcast on the Sunday (times to be confirmed).

Sunday Schedule

Washacre FM 2015 draws to a close with broadcasting continuing until 4:00pm. In and around the John Holt Centre The Showcase Day takes place the Washacre FM Roadshow (not on air) in the play area.

The presenters will be around and popping in to say goodbye and wind up their shows. In the afternoon visitors will have an opportunity to try out the studio and be part of Washacre FM - maybe get a taste for being involved next time.

Showcase Day - Sunday 7th June | 12-4pm

As is tradition on its final day, Washacre FM winds down broadcasting until 4:00pm with the week's presenters popping in to play some tunes and say goodbye for another year.

In and around the John Holt Centre between 12:00 and 4:00pm there will be lots going on - stalls, competitions, raffles for our generous sponsor donations, family activities (bouncy castle and other inflatables), face-painting, and entertainment from the Outside Broadcast Stage overseeing theatre, Muay Thai and Boxercise demonstrations, dance routines from the John Holt's very own XDC (Urban Dance Troupe) and Zumba! Come on down, join in the fun and come and say hello.

Washacre FM 2015 Showcase Day - Poster

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