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This is the Red Kite Radio blog, a diary of our achievements and events we've been involved in.
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New volunteers

By September 14, 2018

We recently put out a call on Facebook for more volunteer news readers and have had quite a few replies. Similarly we have had other volunteers respond to our ongoing call for help to run the station.

I'm please to say that several of the volunteers have passed through the first stages of auditioning for voice work and another is working to assist in Outside Broadcast production, with a view to future University education in Media Production.

Once they have been finally authenticated we'll reveal their names. Watch this space.

Community Broadcasts

By September 08, 2018

We are proud to have covered many of the local Fetes, Carnivals and Festivals in an around our broadcast area this summer. The Red Kite Radio team have been out and about chatting to the organisers of these fantastic events, and finding out about the good causes and charities they support.

Our lead roving reporter Steve Fox as well as Alex, Chris, Simon and Chas have attended the following events:

Thame Carnival 8th June
Haddenham Fete 8th June
Towersey Fete 24th June
Haddenham Beer Festival 7th July
Cuddington French Fete 14th July
Kingsey Village Fete 21st July
Brill Festival 25th August
Chris Long covered 1st Train into Risboro from Chinnor 15th August
Chinnor Beer Festival 25th August

We hope to cover these and other local events in the future and can do so with the help of volunteers. If you'd like to volunteer to work with our Outside Broadcasting team, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

BBC Radio Oxford has been working with community radio stations in and around Oxfordshire recently and Red Kite Radio have been involved. On Wednesday 15th, Howard Bond, interviewed Jacki Hunt from Turn End Gardens in Haddenham. The show is called South Oxfordshire Takeover.

You can hear the show again via the BBC Radio Oxford website 

Red Kite Radio's interview with Ben from the grou "Shires" will be in a future edition.

A grateful Donation

By August 14, 2018

During the very hot weather we experienced recently, our volunteers were experiencing some very sweaty times in the studio. It was made worse by the fact we could not open all the windows due to external noise, which would have disturbed their shows.

Thankfully, a very recent donation was made in the form of a small air conditioning unit. Once installed, the presenters could relax in the cooler studio and present shows without extraneous noise interruptions. 

We're very grateful to Steve Fox, whose company provided the air conditioner.

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  • We are your new community radio station in Thame, Haddenham and the surrounding villages...

    Based in the grounds of Haddenham Garden Centre, we've been on air since June 2017. A not-for-profit organisation, our remit is to serve the community with Classic Hits from the 60’s to today, News and Information. We are funded by Advertising and Sponsorship.


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Red Kite Radio. c/o Haddenham Garden Centre, 121 Stanbridge Road, Haddenham,
01844 299107
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