Join Academy FM Thanet and stay up-to-date with the biggest issues in Margate, Ramsgate, Broadstairs and beyond. Our presenters share their local knowledge and experience.
Local news, weather, traffic and travel get you on your way, but we won't let you miss out on the big national and international stories of the day either.
We know you care about the Isle of Thanet, so do have your say and contact us with your stories, views and opinions. Join the discussions and enter our competitions on our Facebook page or on Twitter (or by contacting the studio). Don't forget to like and follow for the latest updates throughout your day.
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If you are holding a charity event, and would like some publicity, please email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be more than happy to include it in our 'What's On's'.
We have a large number of radio presenters here at Academy FM offering a wide range of shows and personalities to give our listeners a great radio experience - Meet Our Team
107.8 Academy FM is a community radio station based at the Royal Harbour Academy in Ramsgate, broadcasting to the whole of the Isle of Thanet and beyond. We provide music, local news and information for our audience but also act as a facility offering students and the local community a unique insight into radio broadcasting.
This is a charity, community radio station and we are a non-profit company set up to serve the community of Thanet. We rely on the generosity of the local business community for donations and charitable trusts for grants, to ensure that we have the necessary funding to continue operating and provide entertainment, local news and information - Read More
Do you ever put the radio on, hear a presenter and think - I would love to do that?
Well here's your chance!
Academy FM has received grants from the Henry Smith Charity, Orbit Housing and Kent Community Foundation which enables us to pass on our knowledge to you.
You'll find out first-hand what's involved in presenting a radio show or reading news. You’ll be shown how to use our studio equipment and really get a feel of what its like to work in a radio station.
We are always excited to hear from local people who would like to get involved - it’s open to anyone from 15 years upwards and of all abilities.
Get in touch with Debbie by email, its email@example.com or call our office on 01843 572538
By advertising on Academy FM you are supporting a local charity and keeping Thanet's airwaves open for the community, and we offer great value for money with all our advertising packages.
For just £12 a year you can become a Friend of Academy FM. You will receive merchandise and quarterly newsletters with information on Friends' events and offers.