7 Waves Community Radio

7 Waves Community Radio

Charity information

7 Waves Community Radio

7 Waves is a media centre that is home to the community radio. We train people from the community in most aspects of media, helping them build confidence and to gain employ-ability skills.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    7 Waves will seek to influence and inform on all areas that affects the lives of Wirral people so as to improve their quality of life by engaging as many Wirral people and businesses as possible.
    Using the full time radio station to train local and disadvantaged people and maximise social gain by giving Wirral community a voice.

    7 Waves work with people from the community including unemployed, lone parents, disabled, faith groups,vulnerable adults, schools, local business and more.

    We have a fantastic building housing 6 studios, recording studio, live room and IT suite. The people are what make the building so special we have a great team of dedicated volunteers who give their time to make people feel better about themselves and about what they do.

    7 Waves offers training, placements and voluntary roles to people helping them to help themselves become a better and more confident person.

    We support charities, voluntary and third sector groups by giving the opportunities to promote themselves on air.

  • Aims

    7 Waves Community Radio aims to:

    • Access to education, training and employment oppotunities are offered to people using the ICT suite, local radio and the supporting infrastucture in place.
    • Supporting the economy To support local business and encourage local enterprise creating jobs for local people and spending money in the local area
    • Building Capacity for Regeneration 7 Waves is a community project and encourages skills and confidence for participation in the regeneration process giving experience in management.
    • Improve the quality of life by offering a safe, clean environment for people to come. With a 5 year licence to broadcast we have a flagship project to encourage growth in local economic activity
  • Overview

    Established: March 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1112846

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 1

    Volunteers: 70

    Phone number: 01516373790

    Address: WirralMedia CentreTwickenham DriveLeasoweWirralMerseyside CH46 1PF

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