Merry Christmas & Thanks from Aaron

2013 was an amazing first year for East London Radio, we set up (ok, Ian set up) a very successful Twitter account after a brief conversation between Ian and I on the Media UK website and chats in our first office (Caffe Nero in the Westfield). Within 6 weeks we had already gained more than […]

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10.04.14

It’s been a little while since our last blog so here’s what we’ve been getting up to lately at East London Radio. We held a meeting with a group of new volunteers at CRE8 in Hackney Wick and we now have 8 new volunteers. This group of people ranges from an Australian underground DJ, a […]

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16.03.14

This week we have been able to catch our breath a little after, so far, a crazy 2014! We had our first board meeting in Spotlight this week and joining us for the first time was our brand new Youth Director on the board, Jeanette Kwakye. We are already excited for so many new projects that […]

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09.03.14

Busy, busy times at East London Radio this week but by now we expect nothing less! We were excited to hear plans for a Roman Road week long celebration being planned for the summer, as well as an event at the Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. We had our very first day working in Spotlight in […]

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04.03.14 – Happy Birthday ELR!

Last week was another busy week and it was an absolute honour to celebrate being a year old by spending the evening showing off our successes at the V&A. East London Radio has been a bit of a whirlwind and writing down all out successes has made me realise that the decision Ian and I […]

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23.02.14

We’ve had a lot of people in to see us this week as well as a lot of interviews now available to listen to on the website. The interview our very own Aaron McCarter did with Peter Tatchell has got a great response from our listeners. We were delighted to see that Peter Tatchell tweeted […]

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16.02.14

You’ve guessed it… it’s been another hectic week at ELR! With loads of new projects coming up, it’s a very exciting time for us. Ian started the STARS project, working with Hackney New and Bridge Academy students on their projects to encourage cycling to school We are delighted to have a brand new member on […]

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09.02.14

I think this is going to be the opening of every blog here but it’s another amazingly crazy week at East London Radio. So here’s what we got up to these last 7 days…. This week we had another live recording of Soundcheck in ELR. An amazingly talented group of musicians called Alya Marquardt Band came […]

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02.02.14

Another busy week at ELR this week. We met with Cancer Research UK about their Race for Life Events 2014. We will be partnering with them to support their first Race For Life event this year, in Victoria Park on 28th June. ELR will be there on the day too. It is a womens only event with […]

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25.01.14

This week at East London Radio has been a very exciting one. We have had more than 10 new volunteers this week with some really exciting ideas for new shows on ELR, over 2000 hits on our website on Friday…in just one day(!!) AND we got a brand new member joining our team; our new […]

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