Lyme Bay Radio will broadcast from Lyme Regis, right at the heart of Lyme Bay.
It is being created by a group of people who are passionate about radio, local issues and music. With a wide variety of shows planned, we will have something for everyone.
Station Manager – Simon West
Simon has been involved in hospital and community radio for more than 16 years. As a presenter on Taunton Hospital Radio (Apple AM) he took on the role of Chair in 2011 and with the strong team, took the radio station to being a full community radio station – Apple FM, delivering over 94 hours of live content every week. They had a great presence at live events in the area, including the Taunton Flower Show and their talented team of volunteer presenters did an outstanding job of painting visual pictures of what was going on, for remote listeners to enjoy.
As Station Manager, Simon oversees all aspects of the station, from volunteer recruitment to ensuring that the output is up to the standards we require.
When not working for Lyme Bay Radio, Simon is a core part of the charity The Word Forest Organisation, runs a website development company, Swan Developments and is chair of the One Planet Working Group
Programme Controller – Chris Tipping
Chris has been a DJ and is an enthusiastic fan of radio.
As Programme Controller Chris ensures that we have a widely diverse range of programmes to suit all tastes. He maintains the schedule of shows and plans outside broadcast coverage.