Apple FM broadcasts 24 hour fundraising marathon

97.3 Apple FM in Taunton has raised over a thousands pounds towards its running costs from a 24 live broadcast.

Presenter Steve Westwood and Greg Perkins each did 12 hours at the desk and were on-air from 8pm on Monday 29th May till 8pm the day after.

Online donations totalled near £700 and offline donations of over £300 were received meaning the pair have raised £1000 from the event.

Apple FM thanked listeners, supporters, sponsors and volunteers for their ongoing support of the station.

The service started life in 1969 as Taunton Hospital Radio before moving to Community based Apple AM in 2004 and then Apple FM in 2013.

Posted on Tuesday, June 6th, 2023 at 2:37 pm by RadioToday UK

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