REDUCED BROADCASTING SCHEDULE

Due to the Government’s “staying at home and away from others guidelines”, Inspiration FM will be  broadcasting a reduced schedule during the coronavirus pandemic .  As a community radio station, we think is very important to keep serving our communities as best we can in these strange times. Those presenters & media journalists who have health conditions or at greater risk we have asked to self isolate. All our presenters and journalist volunteers have been given the option of not coming in. All our volunteers who choose to come in are reminded to ensure that the…

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New Feature Starting on Tuesday Mid Mornings with Ryan Leivers and Kristina Rihanoff

In June 2019, Soo Yoga opened in the Sol Central complex, offering a wide variety of different yoga classes and various other fitness sessions. The gym is owned by ex-Strictly professional dancer Kristina Rihanoff and her husband; ex England & Saints rugby player, Ben Cohen. Inspiration FM was very privileged to be invited to the grand opening of the gym and was able to get interviews with the many people that attended. Inspiration FM DJ’s Ryan Leivers & Mark Dean were also on hand providing all the hits. As part…

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Let’s Tackle Knives Discussion

Earlier this month, the production team here at Inspiration FM had the opportunity to go on down to the Let’s Tackle Knives, round table discussion Event at the Christ United Pentecostal Ministries. The community came together to discuss some of the issues which they are currently facing in order to tackle them and try to resolve some of the big issues. A few people who were part of the Panel were Councillor Anna King, Sgt Beth Curlett and Sally Keeble alongside many more. The community were able to really communicate…

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8 Ball Pool Tournament

8Last Saturday Inspiration FM had the pleasure to host an 8 Ball Pool Tournament at the Northampton Sports Bar.  The team set up and were rearing to go with the tournament. There were multiple tables whereby players began competing against each other in order to win the Inspiration FM award. We had multiple DJ’s (from DJ Mark Manning, Scratchy D, DJ Balpreet and DJ Oscar) there providing all the hits throughout the Tournament. It was great to have many of the younger volunteers take charge of the event. They divided…

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Winter Wonderland Prize Draw Winners!!

Inspiration FM had the chance to have a pop-up stall at the Weston Favell Shopping Centre around Christmas where we had a Prize Draw. We have drawn the winners and here they are! If you have won any of the prizes if you could bring down your ticket down to the station before the end on February to collect your prize. Good Luck!!   So in First Place, the winner of the Ukulele is… Number 5   In Second Place,  the winner to work alongside a Producer is… Number 10  …

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Weston Favell Parade

Christmas has finally arrived at the Weston Favell Shopping centre and our team were there to witness it all! Last Saturday Weston Favell opened their gates to the beautiful Enchanted forest. On Saturday the Centre hosted a huge parade around the centre which was full of all types of fun and entertainment. The Parade started outside of Dorothy Perkins and wrapped around the centre heading as far as Costa and back. This event was a family-friendly fun day out as there was plenty of entertainment for everyone to get involved…

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BBC Studios Tour

Last Saturday the Young people at Inspiration FM had the opportunity to go on down for a tour at the BBC Studios up in Birmingham. Whilst they were there, they learnt more about how the BBC operates, in various aspects from visiting the BBC Asian Network set to seeing the Arches Drama set. Whilst visiting the Asian Network Studio, they had the opportunity to see where all the magic happens. They saw where the producers sit and conduct a live radio show and also how they monitor their shows. While…

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Northampton Diwali Show 2018

The ‘Holiday’ season is in full swing now, with all the trick or treaters out of the way Northampton celebrated their 18th year of the Northampton Diwali show in the Market square last Saturday. Organisers and stalls holders were up at the crack of dawn setting up for the fun-filled day and the Inspiration FM Team were able to capture it all. The Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation not only organised a wonderful show, which showcased a range of different talents from traditional Dhol Performances to Irish Dancing but they also had…

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Navratri

Thousands of Hindu’s around the world celebrate Navartri every year. A nine-night celebration, (also known as Durga Puja) celebrates the triumph of good over evil. During this time, women and men dress up in colourful outfits and participate in a range of different traditional dances and prayers. It usually takes place around the end of September/ beginning of October. During this celebration, the Goddesses Durga Lakshmi and Saraswati are worshipped due to the three different manifestations of cosmic energy or Shakti. The Indian Hindu Welfare Organisation invited us down to…

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