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Source FM 96.1FM Falmouth & Penryn Community Radio

Source FM - Cornish Culture, Music & Information Falmouth & Penryn - Community Radio Cornwall

Source FM is a radio station for Cornwall, UK made by and for the people who live and work in and around Falmouth and Penryn. We’re very different from commercial radio, Source FM has a truly diverse schedule of music and chat shows for you to listen in to at all times of the day and night.  Have a nose around the Schedule and Presenters sections to get a feel for the creative volunteers who work here and to see what they have to say about their radio programmes. But most of all make sure you tune in to hear the magic of real Cornish radio.

Source FM can be whatever you want it to be because the station is open to local community volunteers of all ages and walks of life. We’re always looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help make Source FM a vibrant and interesting local radio station. Whether you fancy presenting the news, producing a documentary on local history, or getting involved with our ParkLive event then please get in touch with your local Cornish radio station by emailing: enquiries@thesourcefm.co.uk

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Ways to listen to Source FM

You can listen to Source FM by tuning in to 96.1FM in the Falmouth and Penryn area, but if you're further afield, you can still listen to us online.

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Changes to our Schedule from this week

Tuesday – Pirate Pete returns to your radios and devices from 4 pm – 5 pm with music from the 70s and surrounding decades. Expect some Slade and AC/DC in the mix! The evening reverts to a former lineup with …

Arrangements for G7 affecting Falmouth

The Falmouth Packet has published details of the road closures, restricted areas, car parking and other arrangements around the G7 Summit. The National Maritime Museum, Cornwall is the official Press Centre for the event and restrictions will be in place …

Changes to the Wednesday Schedule on SourceFM

Every Wednesday from 7 – 8 am you can wake up to a mixture of music and chat presented by Jenny Westerman, a new voice to Source and making a big impression. Following Val Baker (now live in the studio …

Parklive and Outside Broadcasts - 2021

As the Lockdown eases, we are planning to have a live Parklive in June. This will be subject to change if the guideline and legislation change. A Virtual Parklive is planned for the end of April and May. We are planning to hold regular Outside Broadcasts from the Saturday Market on the Moor in Falmouth where you can meet the presenters, watch live acts and talk to us on-air either on 96.1FM or Facebook Live. We are planning to have a more frequent presence in the town to develop awareness and support for our Radio Station which has been broadcasting for 12 years. Come and find us on the Moor. Find out more

Listeners say

Just stumbled across this station whilst scrolling - loving it! Listening in SE London x

Heather

I've produced some content for it (Source) during the lockdown, and I train students to make radio and help them get involved in Source FM, one of my PhD researchers uses it for his work too. It's a really important resource that brings people together and helps us get more people able to make audio.

Abigail W, Falmouth

It's done a lot: broadcast live performances of a local poetry group I belong to (Falmouth Poetry Group), broadcast radio dramas created by my students, interviewed local politicians (including me) on subjects of local interest and thus contributed to engagement in local democracy.

Tom S, Falmouth