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Newsletter: Spring 2014

Posted by on May 28, 2014 in Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter: Spring 2014

Tweet A little introduction from our new Broadcasting Manager Andrew “Dj Style” Hartley I have been involved with projects and volunteer work in the local community for the past 20 years, engaging young people in various initiatives and activities.  I set up a community arts group (Real Deal Artists), with workshops throughout Bristol, dedicated to giving young people an insight into the Hip Hop culture. I have also earned a reputation as an established Club and Radio DJ, staging my own nights and working on numerous radio stations (Power Jam, Respec FM, Bay FM in Cardiff, Unity FM Swindon & Kute FM).  Currently I am a presenter on BBC Radio Bristol as well as on Ujima. During the summer I was involved in training young people how to present and broadcast on the youth radio station Big Tyme Radio.  I...

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Newsletter: Autumn 2012

Posted by on Dec 4, 2012 in News, Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter: Autumn 2012

Tweet A LETTER FROM THE DIRECTORS OF UJIMA RADIO A warm welcome to all Ujima listeners & supporters to the Autumn 2012 newsletter! As a community radio station, Ujima always wants to be part of important cultural events and is often honoured to have special guests. This Autumn is no exception. We also seek to engage with young people and give them opportunities to become part of our team. Ujima Radio has celebrated the 50th anniversary of independence for Jamaica with a project for youngsters in radio broadcasting and filmmaking. Either live or via the Listen Again feature on our website, you are able to listen to all three parts of the broadcast from the ”Dubplate to Dubstep” radio and film project. These shows are researched, written, produced and broadcast by young people aged 11-19 who have taken part in the 8-week (Heritage Lottery...

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Newsletter: Spring 2012

Posted by on Mar 21, 2012 in News, Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter: Spring 2012

Tweet Greetings Ujima listeners & supporters! Welcome to the Spring 2012 newsletter… Among the big events in 2012 The Queen’s Golden Jubilee & The Olympics are the main highlights that will have millions tuned in around the world but locally, Jamaica’s 50th  independence and St Pauls Carnival will also be closely anticipated both on and off air. Jamaica’s 50th independence will not just be a chance for JA to celebrate but also for the Caribbean region and Commonwealth countries to celebrate their independence and the very best of Caribbean culture. The Queen will also celebrate her Golden Jubilee and is the Head of State in several countries in the Caribbean, Africa and Asia. The Queen enjoys loyal support particularly from the pioneers known as The Windrush Generation. The Empire Windrush was the boat that set sail from Jamaica in 1948...

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Newsletter: June 2011

Posted by on Jun 2, 2011 in Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter: June 2011

Tweet News for your Letter Box A warm welcome to the third edition of our newsletter Here at Ujima Radio CIC, this is our favourite time of year as preparations are in full swing for the annual cultural street-party that is the ST PAULS CARNIVAL! Over 70,000 people are expected to fill the streets of Bristol on 2nd July 2011 and we would love you to join us and enjoy all the fun of carnival. Carnival is a time for the community to come together but means different things to many people. It can be a chance to celebrate black culture, an event that can appeal to all the whole family to have fun together, a chance for local community groups to promote themselves, for young and old to take part in the procession, maybe eat some rice &...

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Newsletter: January 2011

Posted by on Mar 30, 2011 in Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter: January 2011

Tweet 98fm Ujima 98 FM, 97-107 Wilder Street, St PaulÆs, Bristol, BS2 8QU Office Number: 0117 924 7715 Studio: call 0117 942 8313, text 07960 240 198 Web: E – mail for general enquiries: studio: “Hi! My name is Nia. I present The Chart Show – Saturdays 2-4 PM giving you the best in RnB, Hip Hop, Reggae, local artists and also your Southwest Top 10 unsigned artists of the week. I was the head programmer for the very first Ujima Radio (RSL) in 1998 and since then I have worked all over Bristol within media, promotions and even Caribbean catering. I love meeting new people and experiencing different cultures. If you wish to send your music to the Ujima SouthWest Unsigned Chart Show please email an mp3 (stereo 160 kbps) to or post CDÆs or...

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Newsletter: March 2011

Posted by on Mar 2, 2011 in Newsletters | Comments Off on Newsletter: March 2011

Tweet Welcome to our second edition of our bi-monthly newsletter and thanks for your continued support and joining the Ujima family. We are now in the Ides of March and the warmer weather of spring is supposed to be with us! We at Ujima Radio CIC are hard at work to make progress as a social enterprise on our aims of running a successful radio station that supports the local community during these harsh economic times. I am pleased to announce a new partnership with the City of Bristol College and Western Trainer Providers to help increase the number of young people going into employment and training via the National Apprenticeships Scheme. Look out for more information on this in our next issue. Our Business Development Director, Kevin Philemon has been working hard to revamp the website and we...

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