Community radio station Cheshire FM has won Cheshire County Council's Start Up Business of the Year category at the local Vale Royal Business Awards.
Cheshire FM has been on air since March 2007 and has achieved a number of notable business successes including signing every single business in a local shopping centre in a 12 month deal. The station places an emphasis on long-term creative campaigns built around the needs of customers.
Cheshire FM is also in the process of having a series of 'Real World Radio Skills' training courses accredited to be delivered in a new purpose built training facility at the station's Winsford.
David Duffy, Cheshire FM's chief executive commented "It's fantastic that the immense effort put in by our dedicated management team and 20 plus volunteers has been recognised. Our business plan to secure the future of the station, deliver our social gain objectives, and provide Mid Cheshire with great radio is well on its way to being realised."