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Registered Charity 1137249

Academy FM would like to thank the award-winning Kent construction company
WW Martin for supporting Thanet’s Community Radio Station.

107.8 Academy FM - Thanet's Local Radio Station

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.

Win up to £25,000 with Thanet Community Lotto

Purchase lotto tickets for a 1 in 50 chance of winning a prize and at the same time you will be supporting us here at Academy FM - Find out more

Academy FM "On The Go"

Download the Apkpure app or the Tunein Radio App today to listen to Academy FM on the go!

Tell us about your event

If you are holding a charity event, and would like some publicity, please email the information to and we will be more than happy to include it in our 'What's On's'.

Meet our team

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

About Academy FM

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

A Big Thank You

Academy FM would like to say thank you to the following organisations for the grants they have been awarded.
This has enabled us to buy new equipment and provide training for the community of Thanet.  

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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.

Friends of Academy

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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.

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Get In Touch With Us

Write to us

107.8 Academy FM The Royal Harbour Academy 
Marlowe Way Ramsgate
Kent CT12 6NB

Contact us

Studio: 01843 808234
Office: 01843 572538
Text Us: 01843 808234