Barrow Buzz 2024

Experience excellence at the Inaugural Barrow Buzz Business Awards on June 28th, 2024! Celebrate exceptional businesses in Barrow-in-Furness Town Centre, from outstanding hospitality venues to remarkable dining spots and independent retailers. Recognize top takeaway services, multi-location retailers, grooming and beauty salons, and businesses with exceptional customer service. Honor outstanding managers, employees, young individuals, and organizations… Continue reading Barrow Buzz 2024


Keswick to Barrow 2024

In an electrifying display of community spirit and support, CandoFM your local community radio station, is set to broadcast live from this year’s Keswick to Barrow event on Saturday 11th May 2024. With our signature enthusiasm and dedication to local causes, CandoFM is gearing up to provide listeners with a front-row seat to all the… Continue reading Keswick to Barrow 2024


Dalton Volunteering Opportunities Day

CandoFM had an enriching experience at the Dalton with Newton Town Council Volunteering Opportunities event on Saturday, January 27th, held at the Drill Hall in Dalton. 🤝💼 👀 This event was not just about volunteering; it was a platform for incredible organisations to raise awareness and connect with passionate individuals like Joan and Paula from… Continue reading Dalton Volunteering Opportunities Day


Sir John Fisher Foundation

We’re thrilled to announce that CANDOFM radio, thanks to funding from the Sir John Fisher Foundation, is launching an exciting year of community radio outreach events and workshops at our new studio on Duke Street, Barrow-in-Furness. Over the next 12 months, we’re rolling out an Outreach Programme to bring the community radio station experience directly… Continue reading Sir John Fisher Foundation


Dalton Community Hub Launch

Dalton Family Hub launch 16th February 2024 Members of the CANDOFM team had the opportunity to attend the  Dalton Family Hub launched on 16th February at Dalton Community Centre to serve as a resource for families, offering advice, courses,  finance, mental health,  information on family life and more. The event featured games, activities, and stands from… Continue reading Dalton Community Hub Launch


HAF Christmas 2023

Merry Christmas to all the HAF programme CandoFM young people! 🎄🎉 Thank you for the warm wishes, and a special shoutout to Meryn Nixon and the talented HAF programme CandoFM young people for creating a festive song. Wishing you all a joyful and magical Christmas filled with laughter, love, and good times. Keep spreading the… Continue reading HAF Christmas 2023


ASDA Foundation

We are thrilled to share an update on the multimedia studio and community facility project that the Asda Foundation so generously funded. Their crucial support has allowed us to bring our visions to life and transform our 168 sqm space into a vibrant hub for creativity, empowerment, and social cohesion. After receiving the funds, we… Continue reading ASDA Foundation


CandoFM Rocks the Barrow SoapBox Derby 2023: A Day of Thrills and Entertainment

The picturesque town of Barrow-in-Furness came alive with excitement on 19th August 2023, as CandoFM took centre stage at the much-awaited Barrow SoapBox Derby. Sponsored by BAe Systems and Orsted, this event was a thrilling showcase of creativity, engineering, and community spirit. From the heart-stopping soapbox races to the lively entertainment, CandoFM ensured that every… Continue reading CandoFM Rocks the Barrow SoapBox Derby 2023: A Day of Thrills and Entertainment


CANDOFM Summer HAF Club: A Journey of Creativity, Learning, and Community Engagement

CANDOFM Summer HAF Club: A Journey of Creativity, Learning, and Community Engagement CANDOFM, the vibrant hub of community engagement in Barrow-in-Furness, has once again ignited the spark of creativity and learning in the young minds of the town through its much-anticipated Summer HAF Club. Offering an array of engaging workshops spanning media radio, drama, music,… Continue reading CANDOFM Summer HAF Club: A Journey of Creativity, Learning, and Community Engagement


Interactive Walk comes to the Westfield trail

Check out the newly installed interactive walk on the Westfield trail (old line) plays, songs, poems, local history. All made by local talent. SUGARFOOT, Tom Ashton Sue de Gryther Linney PA Systems Limited, St Pius X Catholic Primary School & Little Lambs Nursery, Pete Sexton. Sally Ann, John Rennie, Furness Flat Pack


Now playing: Sam Ryder with Space Man
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