Station News

Sophie Ellis interviews Soweto Kinch on Wandsworth Radio

Wandsworth Jazz Cafe presenter Sophie Ellis invited jazz alto saxophonist and rapper Soweto Kinch into our studios in Battersea Park Road for an interview on the Sunday afternoon show.  Soweto told Sophie about growing up in Wandsworth, he began playing saxophone at the age of nine after learning clarinet at Allfarthing Primary School right here in Wandsworth. You can watch the interview right here and make sure to […]

April 17th, 2015

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Thousands of people tune in to Wandsworth Radio

Nearly 3,000 people listened to Wandsworth’s new local radio station in its first month. The internet only station welcomed 2,941 unique listeners on its website and on the mobile phone radio listening app TuneIn since launching on January 12th. Station Director Jason Rosam said… “I’m so pleased and proud of the hard work and commitment of the hundreds of volunteers who prepare and present interesting programmes every […]

February 13th, 2015

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Mayor launches Wandsworth Radio

Wandsworth Radio launched on Monday 12th January with the Mayor of Wandsworth Councillor Stuart Thom being the first to take to the airwaves saying… “You’re listening to Wandsworth Radio, a new community radio station for the best part of London. I hope you will enjoy listening to the programmes made by local people for local people and I wish luck to the hundreds of volunteers […]

January 18th, 2015

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Putney Christmas Lights Switch-On

Wandsworth Radio presenter Lesley Strachan and station director Jason Rosam helped Putney get into the festive mood at this year’s ‘Putney Christmas Lights and Market’ event which was held on Friday 2nd December at Church Square on Putney High Street. It was an extremely popular event which attracted nearly 2000 people. There was fantastic entertainment for all the family, a Christmas market and the Christmas lights were switched on by […]

December 18th, 2014

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Success on Crowdfunder

Success on Crowdfunder

Sixty people first attended a public meeting in May 2013 at the Battersea Arts Centre when local radio personality Jason Rosam asked if anyone wanted to help set up a community radio station for Wandsworth. We knew funding was needed in order to buy the latest studio equipment and we were successful in gaining a Big Society Award from Wandsworth Council. We needed more and […]

December 18th, 2014

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Lemon Meringue cup-cakes win the Wandsworth Bake Off

Lemon Meringue cup-cakes win the Wandsworth Bake Off

Jade Ripley, 30 from Earlsfield won the STAR BAKER prize at the Wandsworth Bake Off with her lemon meringue cup cakes. Great Australian Bake Off Judge Dan Lepard was one of the three local celebrity bakers who chose the delicious cupcakes as the winner. He said “when you get the combination of superb knock-your-socks-off flavour and great big ballsy style you’re going to at least get noticed […]

September 22nd, 2014

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