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Invictus Children’s Mental Health Week projects

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Invictus, West Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Mental Health Charity have planned the following for Children’s Mental Health Week 2022.
Phoenix Radio – daily recordings from young people talking about what enables them to grow and how they support others grow
Trinity Academy, Project Challenge, Calderdale College- ALSO National geographic editor Tim Herbert volunteered for Invictus and he will be interviewed by young people.
Orange Box – Project Challenge are creating a display to promote Mental Health Week which will be on social media.

Phoenix FM Calling for Young People with ASD

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Phoenix Radio 96.7fm at Dean Clough, Halifax wants to work with young people to create a regular radio show designed by and for young people aged 16-19 with a moderate learning disability or with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder diagnosis.

The fee is £5 per person per session with 6 places available per workshop. For more information call Howard on 01422 365923 or email sales@phoenixfm.co.uk.

Phoenix FM Community Station Licence Renewed

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OFCOM has awarded another 5 years licence to Phoenix 96.7 FM, Calderdale’s only full time community radio station. In December this year the station will have been broadcasting for 10 years.
Over this time the station has reached a monthly audience of over 80,000 listeners with an additional 3.2K listening via the Tune In Radio App. The Online broadcast has also reached audiences as far away as the USA, Canada, Switzerland and China.
Over the past 10 years the station has broadcast live from several venues around Calderdale including the Halifax Minster, The Piece Hall, The Victoria Theatre, Hebden Bridge Market Square, Halifax Gala as well as presenting events such as the Hebden Bridge Duck Race and Neighbours Day.
The station has gained a strong reputation for supporting people through our training programmes; linking diverse communities and working with volunteers of all ages and abilities. We have also promoted local charities, businesses, sports clubs and musicians, as well as offering placements to local and regional schools, colleges and Universities.
More recently we have developed a Youth Show which involves working with young people in care, care leavers and young carers. We also work with people with Parkinson’s and older people to support those showing early signs of Dementia, as well as combating isolation by meeting with people and recording their memories of growing up in Calderdale. Our aim is to create an audio history of Calderdale, told through the voices of people who have lived and worked here.
Our new chapter begins with a move to Fletcher’s Mill, Dean Clough where, from our new studios, we will continue to serve the people of Calderdale.