Preliminary community radio survey

The regulatory body Ofcom will be running a public consultation on its licensing and technical policy around community radio later this year. As a first step Ofcom is collecting views from the community radio sector on current challenges and how these might be addressed. Community Media Association has a short survey to contribute to this (running 4 weeks from 8th August?).

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Video on starting a user led organisation

A training video on starting up a user led organisation (ULO) has been created by Spectrum, itself a ULO run and controlled by disabled people.

The video is based on the real life experiences of groups who have gone through the setting up and early development process. Topics covered include: working out your direction, planning, funding and finance, how to get advice and support. Supplementary learning notes and a funding guide will be available shortly.

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