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Enough beer for a year.

On Tuesday, 30th June following our 2pm News Bulletin the Raffle Draw for the Beer for a Year was conducted. The attractive prize of a beer per day for an entire year was donated by the Queen Mary Stores, for which we are most grateful. This fundraising event raised an attractive £888.00. The lucky winner of our Raffle Draw was Jeremy Johns, of Half-Tree-Hollow, with Ticket Number 14, Sheet Number 43. Congratulations to Jeremy on his winnings and a special thank you to all of you, who participated in our raffle.  Your continued support is greatly appreciated. Cheers Queen Mary Stores (QMS) for your brilliant suggestion! Thank you all for your continued more

July 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

Live discussion

On Wednesday, 10th June 2015, Saint FM Community Radio will be hosting a live discussion following our 14:00 GMT News Bulletin.  The panel for this discussion will consist of Councillor Derek Thomas, Chairman of the Health Directorate, Lisa Rhodes, Hospital Nursing Officer & Christine Laskey and Community Nursing Officer.  The primary topics being discussed are:  ·         The reopening of country clinics ·         The triage system ·         Doctors’ Appointments. You are encouraged to tune into Saint FM to hear and participate in this ‘live’ more

June 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Thank you for supporting us.

Update from the two previous post. Commencing Friday, 22nd May at 16:10 GMT, Les Baldwin embarked on Radio Marathon 2015.  The challenge was enormous, as in July 2013 local radio legend Tony Leo had set a record of 27 long hour’s non-stop raising an impressive £2,845.00 for Saint FM Community Radio. Although well prepared, Les admits that nerves started to kick-in just before starting and at the commencement of the marathon.  Momentum built however, with support from the community of St. Helena, friends & families internationally and of course the support received within the studios of Saint FM. At 19:10 on the evening of Saturday, 23rd May, champagne bottles were cracked open to celebrate Les’s first more

May 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

Ralph and Hazel in Paradise with Saint FM

Saint FM country music radio presenters Ralph and Hazel Peters took their country collection from the studio of Saint FM to Pub Paradise on Friday the 22 May for what was described as a successful night despite the rainy and foggy weather. The night was organised to raise funds for Saint FM community radio. A total of £141.00 was made from the entrance fees and the multi raffle. Individual prizes for the best dressed Country and Western couple on the dance floor was won by Peter Corker and his dance partner Catherine Yon. The organisers felt it was an enjoyable night. This is the first attempt for something like this. The organisers would like to thank you for your more

May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Les breaks Tonys record in FM Marathon

On Friday, 22nd May at 16:10 GMT, Les Baldwin embarked on Radio Marathon 2015.  The challenge was enormous, as in July 2013 local radio legend Tony Leo had set a record of 27 long hour’s non-stop raising an impressive £2,845.00 for Saint FM Community Radio. Although well prepared, Les admits that nerves started to kick-in just before starting and at the start.  However, momentum built with support from the community of St. Helena, friends & families internationally and of course the support received within the studios of Saint FM. At 19:10 yesterday evening, Saturday, 23rd May, champagne bottles were cracked open to celebrate Les’s first achievement; he had matched the 27 hours set by Tony Leo.  Glasses more

May 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

2015 Radio Marathon on the way

Over the past few weeks we have been advertising the 2015 Saint FM Community Radio Marathon. We are five hours into the Marathon and we have been donated over five hundred pounds from around the Island and also abroad. As this is written we have listeners in Spain, Canada UK Capetown and Germany not to forget Ascension and The Falkland islands. Les is aiming to beat radio legend Tony Leo’s record of 27 hours on air in a radio marathon that took place in July 2013. So far Les is holding up well and looks forward to your support. For the first time we are taking calls directly on air at the studio on telephone number 00290 22660. If you would like to support Les you can listen to us live online www.saint.fm we thank you for your more

May 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

News and more news

The action pack St Helena Independent features St Helena’s Birthday also an interesting air access statement, read all about it here http://www.saint.fm/the-independent/ Please don’t forget the radio marathon starting at 1600 GMT today. One of our local radio presenters Les Baldwin will kick of the Marathon with the aim to beat Tony Leo’s record of 27 hours that was set in 2013. Please log onto www.saint.fm to support us. More about the marathon can be found here http://www.saint.fm/news/ For those of you on Island remember the country and western show down tonight with Ralph & Hazel Peters who will take their country and western sounds from the Saint FM studio to Pub Paradise in Texas.   Don’t forget you more

May 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

A year’s supply of Windhoek Beer for a year.

A year’s supply of Windhoek beer from Saint FM Saint FM is raffling a year’s supply of Windhoek beer (yes that is correct a year’s supply) That is one bottle of beer a day for every day of the year. This great prize is offered to anyone living on St Helena. The successful winner will be expected to collect their supply every month for 12 months from the Queen Mary Store. Saint FM is also offering their global listeners the chance to participate in this mega raffle. The following terms and conditions apply to overseas participants: If you are the lucky winner, the prize must be donated or collected by a family member or friend on the Island. Tickets can be bought online at a price on £1.20 per ticket. Customers can more

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Saint FM Radio Marathon

Saint FM Community Radio Marathon coming soon: on the 22nd May Saint FM community radio presenter Les Baldwin will begin his Radio marathon challenge at 1600 GMT. Les will see how long he can sit in the hot seat at the Saint FM Studio; Les said his aim is to beat radio legend Tony Leo who managed to stay awake on air for 27 hours when he present at Radio Marathon last year. Les will be competing in this Marathon to fund raise for the Saint FM Community radio. We hope that you can support Saint FM Community radio by donating online or on Island. More info will be published in the St Helena independent and online at http://www.saint.fm   more

May 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sucess to money mile

On Saturday, 25th April 2015, Saint FM Community Radio Association held its Money Mile fundraising event in Jamestown to raise funds for Saint FM Community Radio (Gty) Limited to assist with monthly expenditure.  The event was organised by the Association Committee Members and Members of Saint FM.  Starting from the Post Office in Jamestown, the aim was to create a stream of 50p & £1 coins that would trickle down Main Street towards the Saint FM Studios. Just before 10am Peter Young, our first contributor started the trail, followed by many other generous donators.  The youngest donator on the day was little Joel Peters of Napoleon Street; Saint FM is extremely grateful for all your support! The trail did not reach more

May 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

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