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The Cat FM earns small-scale DAB licence from Ofcom

The Cat FM earns small-scale DAB licence from Ofcom

Crewe and Nantwich community radio station The Cat FM has won a DAB licence from Ofcom.

The station was among the winners of the round 2 bid to provide SSDAB (small-scale DAB) Radio in the North West.

May 18, 2022
Radio star helps launch Nantwich kindness campaign

Radio star helps launch Nantwich kindness campaign

A rising star of BBC Radio was back in her hometown to help launch a campaign highlighting the good deeds of Nantwich people.

Natalie O’Leary, 30, who hails from Nantwich, joined with hairdressing salon owner Steven Burgin to launch “One of a Kind” which will reward local people who go the extra mile to support the community.

April 6, 2022
Nantwich Players returns with “A 1940s Christmas Carol”

Nantwich Players returns with “A 1940s Christmas Carol”

Nantwich Players will be performing two comedies in December.

And tickets are now available for the first one – the NP Studio staging of “A 1940s Christmas Carol” by Walton Jones.

November 11, 2021
The Cat FM launches sister channel as home for Crewe and Nantwich talent

The Cat FM launches sister channel as home for Crewe and Nantwich talent

South Cheshire community radio The Cat FM is launching a new sister radio station to serve as a home for new music.

Bosses also hope Cat Xtra it will act as a platform for those wanting to get into radio to showcase and develop their talent.

September 6, 2021
New presenters join The Cat FM for weekly shows

New presenters join The Cat FM for weekly shows

Two South Cheshire performers Megan Lee and Joel Montague have joined the Cat 107.9FM to present new weekly shows.

Singer songwriter Megan Lee, from Nantwich, has been co-presenting Thursday Breakfast Show with Gary Johnson for over a year.

October 24, 2020
Rising radio star, 8, takes over The Cat FM show

Rising radio star, 8, takes over The Cat FM show

By Claire Faulkner
An eight-year-old girl is proving to be a rising radio star after taking over a show on The Cat FM.

Eva Davis, a pupil at Leighton Academy, now presents the Children Takeover show at the not-for-profit organisation which broadcasts across Crewe and Nantwich.

May 3, 2020
Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

Thousands enjoy Nantwich Christmas Lights switch-on

By Jonathan White
Thousands of people enjoyed the Nantwich Christmas Lights switch on in the town square.

Chris Radford from The Cat 107.9 FM community radio returned to compere the event with entertainment on stage.

November 24, 2017
Nantwich Societies Spectacular returns to town square July 15

Nantwich Societies Spectacular returns to town square July 15

Club and Society members across South Cheshire will gather in Nantwich town centre to stage the popular Societies Spectacular.

The event will run between 10am and 2pm this Saturday July 15, to show off the huge breadth of activities that take place locally – and to give everyone the chance to get involved.

July 9, 2017
“Whispering” Bob Harris set for Nantwich Words and Music Festival return

“Whispering” Bob Harris set for Nantwich Words and Music Festival return

By Kirsty Rollings
Radio and TV presenter “Whispering” Bob Harris says he can’t wait to return to Nantwich as a headline act at the Words & Music Festival.

The legendary Radio 2 DJ will be returning to Nantwich nine years after he first appeared at the festival.

August 28, 2016
The Cat radio celebrates first anniversary on FM airwaves

The Cat radio celebrates first anniversary on FM airwaves

Crewe & Nantwich radio station The Cat has celebrated its first year of broadcasting on 107.9 FM.

The station was awarded a community radio licence by regulator Ofcom in February 2014.

February 15, 2016
New signage for The Cat FM’s South Cheshire College base

New signage for The Cat FM’s South Cheshire College base

New studio signage is in place as part of The Cat Community Radio Station’s move to South Cheshire College.

The new Crewe and Nantwich-based FM station moved into a new space at the college in November 2014 from its former base off Beam Heath Way, Nantwich.

May 4, 2015
Crewe and Nantwich students run The Cat radio shows

Crewe and Nantwich students run The Cat radio shows

Media students from Crewe and Nantwich have taken to the microphone to launch their own regular show on The Cat Community Radio.

The Crewe and Nantwich station, based at South Cheshire College, has given students a chance to host a show and gain valuable broadcast experience.

March 17, 2015
The Cat Community Radio 107.9FM launches in Nantwich with a bang

The Cat Community Radio 107.9FM launches in Nantwich with a bang

Crewe & Nantwich’s first ever FM radio was launched in the town in a blaze of glory last night (February 11).

The Cat Community Radio, which goes live on 107.9FM this Saturday, has been 21 years in the making. So our reporter Sara Royle went along to the launch to find out more.

February 12, 2015