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THANK YOU HCCU - Your Grant Will Fund the Soundproofing of the Bucketts Radio "On-Air Studio"

Friday 22 Jun, 2012

Holiday Coast Credit Union has announced the successful applicants for community grants funding and Bucketts Radio was fortunate enough to be awarded a grant for the soundproofing of the On-Air studio at the radio station.

Currently we have no soundproofing in the studio, so this will make a huge difference to the quality of the sound, and also the on-air experience for the presenters and guests.

Work will be starting soon with the help of various local businesses and organisations, so if you think you may be able to assist please stop in for a look or call the station on 6558 2400.

Stay tuned for updates !!

Bucketts Radio on-air for another 12 months

Tuesday 19 Jun, 2012

On 1 June 2012 Bucketts Radio continued to broadcast on a new Temporary Community Broadcasting Licence (TBCL) for another 12 months.  On a TBCL, radio stations must re-apply to ACMA for a licence each year. This is Bucketts Radio's fourth consecutive TBCL.

This year's wish list for the station is to soundproof the on-air studio and improve the production studio and office space.  Most importantly, Bucketts Radio is hoping for funding to help reach more of their target audience by installing a tower on a hill so more of Gloucester and it's surrounding residence can pick up Bucketts Radio on 104.1FM.

Community Meeting June 27th 2012 at The Senior Citizens Centre at 7 PM

Thursday 7 Jun, 2012

By Bruce O'Connor

An update on Mining Activities in Gloucester ,  will be held art the Senior Citizens Centre on June 27th 2012 at 7 PM

Guest Speaker will be Sharyn Munro , Author of 'Rich Land , Wasteland'

A supper will be provided throughout the course of the evening and all are encouraged to attend.

This is a FREE Event provided by GRIP (Gloucester Residents in Partnership Inc.)

More Info ring Rod Besier  on   6558 9883

Gloucester Writers Festival 2012

Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Bucketts Radio is proud to be associated with the Gloucester Writers Festival 2012.

After last years success, this year is sure to be a doozie, with writers from all over the nation and globe will be in attendance to give you a fantastic insight into all types writing.

Festival Organiser, from your stations sponsor Gloucester Bookshop , Lindy Dupree, said in an interview with Jade Spenser today , that this second year is really looking like a fantastic opportunity to network and learn.

There will be workshops, interviews, readings, poetry and everything writing can involve.

This year, it will be held at the Gloucester High School as well as the Tennis Club.

Publishers will be in there looking for the next big seller on the shelf , so if you are a budding writer, get along to this festival, for you never know what may emerge from the contacts and friends you may meet.

For a chance to win 2 passes to the festival go to www.gloucesterwritersfestival.com and enter the draw.

Gloucester represents itself at the Rally outside Parliment House

Wednesday 2 May, 2012

On Monday April 1st 2012 , a contingent of concerned residents traveled to Sydney to join with thousands of NSW residents faced with an uncertain future.
This is due to mining and gas extraction going ahead with only scant regulation and possible undesirable effects on environment and peoples health.
MP Richard Stoner was given a mixed reception when addressing the gathering.
Many of the attendees were in the over 40's age group and reaching well into their 80's and participating in an action like this for the first time.
The Gloucester residents then moved on to make a stand at AGL's Head Office in North Sydney, to deliver a letter to the CEO about water studies that had been agreed to at the blockade in Gloucester recently, but it woul appear are now being refused !

Bucketts Radio a Big Hit With Newcomers

Monday 23 Apr, 2012

Bucketts Radio speaks for itself !

Your Local Community Radio station is becoming so popular people are going out of their way to pop in and tell us how much they love us !