In The Papers

One of my musical heroes on his first solo single in 49-year career

Every now and then I forget that I’m running a community radio station and indulge myself …

Helping to gear up for the launch of this year’s Brentwood Art Trail

We’ve been gearing up for the launch of this year’s Brentwood Art Trail with a number of features and interviews on air with local artists.

Our second published poet as Rob releases his anthology

It now appears we’ve now got not just one but two published poets on the station …

Author Ian shares infectious passion for Essex history

One of our favourite subjects on Phoenix FM is definitely Essex …

Stewart moves from nights to days as our new daytime presenter

After a year of almost complete stability it’s all change on the Phoenix FM schedule again.

Georgia speaks to creator of group that brings West Ham fans together

Georgia Frampton spoke to Neil Taylor, co-creator of the fast-growing Facebook group “Hammers for Work and Support”.

Satisfying to talk to artists who are normally doing “bigger” interviews

This month we’ve bagged a couple of Scottish superstars.

Classical composer Anne chats about feature film score and her solo album

Stewart Pink recently featured a fascinating in-depth interview with classical composer Anne Chmelewsky.

How work of community kitchen and cafe grew in lockdown

We’ve been helping to publicise the Daily Bread Cafe, a fantastic initiative from St Peters Church in Hutton.

Geoff helps blaze a trial for cycleway link suitable for riders and walkers

It’s great to be slowly and carefully welcoming live guests back on the radio again …

Ex-footballer Anton chats about new project and racism in sport

We had a great guest on our regular Saturday afternoon sport last week in the shape of former footballer Anton Ferdinand.

Snooker legend Steve and Kavus pen book about their love of music

One current and one former Phoenix FM presenter hit the bookshelves last week …

Stewart has become a chart star with poetry collection

The last 12 months have been a tough time for many of us but it’s also given inspiration to many artists, musicians and writers too.

Jon set to relaunch live open mic night at pub in summer

Paul Golder writes for the Brentwood Gazette One of things we’ve always done as a community radio station is support read more

Students reveal talents on regular feature on Georgia’s Drive Time

Our Drive Time presenter has been featuring some amazing and talented young people in her radio show in recent weeks.

Ali adds energy in Saturday slot

We’ve livened up Saturday evenings on Phoenix FM with the addition of Ali Robertson to our line up.

Special shows and sound map celebrate our wonderful forests

We’ve been involved in an initiative to create the first ever Community Forest Sound Map.

Presenters celebrate International Women’s Day with special editions

The great strength of community radio is in celebrating diversity of all kinds …

Musical diversity is our aim with long-serving Steve’s classical music show

We’re always striving to keep the music output on Phoenix FM as diverse as possible.

Guests help to highlight important events for thousands of people

We’re continuing to highlight events and celebrations which don’t always get national media coverage.

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