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About us

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June 01, 2017

We are the community radio station for 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, Sponsorship and Grants from supporting organisations.

Read all about the great shows here on Red Kite Radio.

SUNDAY - 8am to 12noon - BREAKFAST WITH JAMES KERSHAW

Chas gets you up and running to do those weekend jobs and prepare for a busy family day.

SUNDAY - 1 to 5pm - SUNDAY AFTERNOONS WITH SIMON DEIGAN

- Taking you through the after lunch recuperation, Simon is our live music expert. Every week he’ll be suggesting the best gigs, the best music events, the best bands, and interviewing local musicians with a live tune or two. If you play in a band or an artist of some kind, get in touch now This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SUNDAY - 6 to 10PM - SUNDAY ROCKS!

Ian Sandford presents four hours of Tthe best in solid rock.

WEEKDAYS - 7 to 10AM RED KITE BREAKFAST

Steve Fox helps you wake and welcome the day with news, travel and some great music.

WEEKDAYS - 10AM to 2PM - HOWARD BOND

Howard takes you through the morning rush, with plenty local news, interviews and the best in music.

WEEKDAYS 2PM to 4PM - AFTERNOONS WITH IAN SANDFORD

Join Howard as he presents a blend of music, results and traffic & travel news to get you home.

WEEKDAYS 4PM to 6PM - DRIVETIME WITH MELV WARNER

Taking you home from school or work with regular traffic and travel updates.

WEEKDAYS - 6 to 7PM THE GOLD KITE

An hour of presenter free music, the best of the 60's, 70's, 80's and the 90's. with an advertisement or two and some community announcements to fill the blend.

MONDAY - 7PM - SEVENTIES REWIND

Join Howard Bond for two whole hours of great 1970s music in The Seventies Rewind. From glam rock to disco, from soul and Philly to reggae, you’ll hear it all.

TUESDAY 7PM - SMOOTH GROOVES

Join Clive Hoghton on Tuesday nights, from 7 til 9, with the best in Soul, Funk, R&B & Disco… and everything in between. He’s not proud, trendy, or cliquey; if the vibe’s right, it’s on. Smooth Grooves with Mario, Tuesday nights from 8

WEDNESDAY 7PM - RED KITE COUNTRY!

The best new releases each week... plus some classic country tracks from the world’s biggest stars. Each week Pete will play 6 tracks from a featured artist. News and views from the world of Country.

THURSDAY 7PM - SIXTIES REWIND

On the Sixties Rewind, Steve Fox invites you on journey through the most exciting decade in pop history. Featuring chart hits, little heard tracks and more.

FRIDAY 8PM - WEEKEND WARMUP WITH DAN BLAZE

Dan gets the weekend off to a great start with classic tracks, popular music and golden oldies.

SATURDAY 9AM - SATURDAY BREAKFAST WITH JAMES KERSHAW

Get the weekend off to a fresh start with James, waking you to the greatest sounds around.

SATURDAY 2PM - SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH STEVE FOX

Join Steve for three hours of great tracks as he gets out and about in the villages.

SATURDAYS 6PM - THE EIGHTIES REWIND WITH ALEX GROUT

Join Alex on his weekly trip down Eighties memory lane, back to the time of Discos and The Rubics Cube. Alex takes you through some great times.

Use the microphone in yor device to tell Thame, Haddenham & the villages about your group, charity or event.

The Red Kite Radio Voice Box

The Voice Box is your quick and easy way to get on Red Kite Radio.

Use the Voice Box to publicise an event or charity, tell people your club news, advertise a fete, report a lost pet or air your views.

The Voice Box uses the built in microphone on your PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone to record a message which is dispatched to our studios for broadcast.

If you belong to a local organisation the number of ways you can use the Voice Box are limitless:

  • Tell us about your upcoming fete or jumble sale
  • Do you need volunteers? Make your appeal via the Voice Box
  • If a student wins an award, record a congratulatory message
  • Celebrate your sporting success on the footy field, leave your results on the Voice Box
  • Has someone come to your aid or helped you out? Use the Voice Box to say thank you

Important things to remember before recording...

The 5 Ws

  1. WHO? - Always start your message with your first name and your organisation
    For example: “I’m George from the Haddenham Beer Festivals Trust…”
    or
    “I’m Mark from Thame Baseball Club…”
  2. WHAT? - What is your event or What is it you want to talk about? What are you raising money for?
  3. WHERE? - Where is your event taking place? or where did this happen?
  4. WHEN? - When is it taking place or when did it take place?
  5. WHY? - Why are you doing this? What is the aim of the event?

Other important points…

  • If you're promoting a forthcoming event, please try to give us at least two weeks' notice. This will ensure that your recording gets plenty of plays. If it's in less than four days' time, you're too late!
  • If you’re appealing for help or need a response, please give at least one point of contact
  • Email or website addresses are best
  • If you have a phone number please bear in mind it will be broadcast
  • Give only a maximum of two contact points
  • If you give a web address, you don’t need to give the www. At Red Kite Radio we promote our own website as redkiteradio.com NOT www.redkiteradio.com

To record your message click the Start recording button below.

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About

  • We are the community radio station for 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, Sponsorship and Grants from supporting organisations.

    Read more...

Contact us

Red Kite Radio. c/o Haddenham Garden Centre, 121 Stanbridge Road, Haddenham,
AYLESBURY, Bucks. HP17 8HN
UK
01844 299107
Mobile: 07599 789176
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www.redkiteradio.com