Canalside Community Radio
  • Canal 2B - Ground Floor
    Clarence Mill
    SK10 5JZ
The Best of Macclesfield supports Canalside Community Radio – one of the leading community radio stations in North East Cheshire.


Broadcasting from Bollington's historic Clarence Mill, Canalside Community Radio is your local voice.



We provide residents in North East Cheshire with a broad spectrum of popular music and serve all sectors of the community by keeping you up-to-date on forthcoming events and the latest news and issues affecting your area.




Canalside Radio 102.8 FM - Community Radio for North East Cheshire


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Our Mission



Our mission is to:



  • Provide a quality, free service for local community groups and services to publicise themselves
  • Provide an opportunity for volunteers, students and local residents to gain access to radio training and media skills
  • Provide a platform that raises awareness and reflects the opinions, views and values of the local community
  • Be accessible to all
  • Promote and support local community events through promotions, outside broadcasts and coverage on our radio shows
  • Provide music and programming that appeals to all sectors of the community



Most importantly, Canalside Community Radio embraces and strengthens the spirit of our caring and sharing local community.



Our broadcasting area is in North East Cheshire and includes the following towns and villages:



  • Macclesfield
  • Bollington
  • Tytherington
  • Prestbury
  • Rainow
  • Sutton
  • Wilmslow
  • Alderley
  • Poynton



From teenagers to elderley residents, Canalside Radio 102.8 FM embraces all ages and interest groups.




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Tune in to Canalside Community Radio 102.8 to enjoy a wonderful mix of music, and news and updates on the latest events and issues that make a difference to your community.



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Support Us



Are you a local business owner?



Canalside Community Radio is run predominantly by volunteers and operates on a not-for-profit basis with no shareholders.



This means that we rely solely on sponsorship and donations from North East Cheshire businesses, sponsors and grants.



If you would like to support Canalside Radio - Community Broadcasting for North East Cheshire - and promote your own business, please call 01625 576 689.




Please remember to mention The Best of Macclesfield when contacting Canalside Community Radio - one of the leading local radio stations in the area and the voice of your local community.


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