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Calon FM Annual Report

April 2018 – March 2019


During the past financial year, Calon FM has been busy on several fronts in additional to its regular diverse broadcasting schedule.


Community Engagement

  • Broadcast live from the opening of Ty Pawb, an new community focussed visual arts and performance centre in Wrexham.
  • Attended community events including; a volunteer compering the75th Anniversary of Tenovus ‘Sing with Us’ choir; and a volunteer hosting Q &A session on the main stage at the Wales Comic Con festival.
  • Focus Wales – annual 2 day broadcast of live music as part of the festival in collaboration with Glyndwr University’s Creative Media Technology Team & Glyndwr TV.
  • Work placements with local schools, Chester University and Priory College.
  • Hate Crime Awareness Week project with North East Wales Equality Network – creating a week of special programmes.
  • ‘Sharing Our Stories’ project with St Ann’s School – sharing stories of different cultural traditions with local school children.
  • Heritage Lottery Fund – successfully applied for funds to begin the ‘Our School Days’ project with Wrexham Museum.
  • Football – Calon FM broadcast live commentaries of the 2018/19 the Wrexham AFC matches, including a pre-season match live from Portugal!


University Engagement

  • Podcast & Interview Skill course – formerly ‘Researchers do Radio’ – communication workshops and recording sessions for PhD candidates.
  • Broadcast Journalism Specials – worked with students to produce a series of special shows on faith, diversity and equality.
  • Erasmus – broadcast a series of programmes highlighting experiences of ‘Erasmus+’ exchange students studying at Glyndwr, presented and produced by a French Erasmus participant.
  • Crime Re-enactment – coverage of a Glyndwr University Crime Re-enactment Day.


Finances and Governance

  • Calon FM is run by Calon Communications Limited, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. Any surplus made through our operations is put back into the development of Calon FM.  Our accounts (and information about the company’s directors) is available in the Companies House web site, at:



Calon Communications Limited

Company number 06492937

Registered Office: Plas Coch Campus, Mold Road, Wrexham, Wales, LL11 2AW


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