Community radio station is playing a sweeter sounding song thanks to David Wilson Homes

Leading housebuilder, David Wilson Homes North West has lent a helping hand to local radio station, Ribble FM, by donating money towards a new antenna.

The donation was given though the company’s ‘Our Space Your Place’ community initiative. The scheme aims to support and give back to local community organisations and charities near to the housebuilder’s developments.

Ribble FM is a wonderful asset to the local community. It mission is to give a voice to local community members, with over 500 community members interviewed live on air, the station has had a significant impact within the area, the station’s fundraising efforts have helped to raise £100,000 for charities.

As a way to give back to the station for their many contributions to the local area, David Wilson Homes covered the cost of a new antenna.

Kath Lord-Green, Founder and Executive Director at Ribble FM, said, “We can’t thank David Wilson Homes enough for supporting our communication station, we have to have help and donations to keep us on air. The new antenna was much needed and is making a huge difference to the station. It’s nice to see David Wilson Homes putting back into the community.”

Andrew Taylor, Planning Director at David Wilson Homes North West, said, “It is an honour for us to have supported Ribble FM as they provide such a valuable service to Clitheroe and the surrounding towns and villages.

“This is a great platform for local people and we are happy that we could provide a new antenna so that they can further their reach across Ribble Valley and continue their good work. “

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