Ministerial Visit to Gateway 97.8

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Minister visit to GATEWAY 97.8

The Rt Hon John Whittingdale OBE MP, Minister of State for Media & Data, attended Gateway 97.8 to congratulate Danny Lawrence and the Radio Hub on its successful ‘On the Radio’ project which has distributed 15,000 radios across the UK via the community radio network.

Mr Whittingdale was taken on a guided tour of the station by some of the young Radio Club members, who told the minister what Gateway 97.8 means to them

The Minister said:

“I was delighted to hear about the success of your ‘On The Radio’ project - a fantastic initiative, which I’m sure will have brought a great deal of pleasure to many listeners across the UK during these difficult times. Keep up the good work!"

Bill Best, Operations Manager of the CMA, said:

“Danny started this project whilst he was still Chairman of the Community Media Association and we congratulate him and the many stations who took part in this great project”