Colne Radio

Colne Radio - 106.6 FM Colchester

  • Genre: pop, talk, news
  • Country:England
  • City: Colchester
  • Bitrate:128 kbit/s
  • First air date: April 2017
  • Frequency: 106.6 FM
  • Language: English
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Colne Radio, broadcasting on 106.6 FM and online, is an independent, community-based radio station in the United Kingdom that has been live since April 2011. It serves approximately 200,000 people in Colchester and surrounding areas, one of the fastest-growing regions in the country​​. It was initially named Radio Wivenhoe, founded by Jerry Davis in his back bedroom, before changing its name to Colne Radio in February 2014​.

The station operates 24 hours a day, every day, offering a mix of music, news, and views presented by local people for local communities such as Colchester, Brightlingsea, St. Osyth, Rowhedge, and Alresford​​. The station prides itself on its locally relevant content, including regular interviews about the work of the area's voluntary organizations, produced by local volunteers​​.

With a potential audience of 120,000 customers across North East Essex and an estimated 10,000 listeners with a reach of 70,000 locally, Colne Radio has a significant presence in the community and beyond​. The station is run entirely by volunteers, and its primary aim is to provide local communities and organizations a platform to be heard and promote social cohesion in the area​1​.

Playlist Colne Radio

Brand New Heavies - Dream on DreamerBrand New Heavies - Dream on Dreamer Live
Steps - Better The Devil You KnowSteps - Better The Devil You Know 21:55
Corona - Rhythm Of The NightCorona - Rhythm Of The Night 21:52
Nick Berry - HeartbeatNick Berry - Heartbeat 21:49
Tina Turner - When The Heartache Is OverTina Turner - When The Heartache Is Over 21:46
Whitney Houston - It's Not Right But It's OkayWhitney Houston - It's Not Right But It's Okay 21:40
Erasure - Breath Of Life (7 Mix)Erasure - Breath Of Life (7 Mix) 21:37
Youssou N'Dour (Feat. Neneh Cherry) - 7 SecondsYoussou N'Dour (Feat. Neneh Cherry) - 7 Seconds 21:31
Right Said Fred - Don't Talk Just KissRight Said Fred - Don't Talk Just Kiss 21:28
Mansun - Wide Open SpaceMansun - Wide Open Space 21:25

TOP 10 songs on Colne Radio

Taylor Swift-Cruel SummerTaylor Swift-Cruel Summer
Michael McDonald-Sweet FreedomMichael McDonald-Sweet Freedom
Jackie Trent-Make It Easy On YourselfJackie Trent-Make It Easy On Yourself
It Bites-Calling All the HeroesIt Bites-Calling All the Heroes
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas-I Say a Little PrayerMartha Reeves & The Vandellas-I Say a Little Prayer
Peter Andre-FlavaPeter Andre-Flava
Iggy Pop-Real Wild Child (Wild One)Iggy Pop-Real Wild Child (Wild One)
Duran Duran-Is There Something I Should KnowDuran Duran-Is There Something I Should Know
Barry Blue-Do You Wanna DanceBarry Blue-Do You Wanna Dance
Big Fun-Can't Shake the FeelingBig Fun-Can't Shake the Feeling



Address Unit 40 Wivenhoe Business Centre, Brook Street, Wivenhoe, Essex, CO7 9DP
Phone 01206 617877
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