Chairman Trevor Stroud will join the panel for a Wycombe Wanderers special edition of the Tuesday Night Sport Show on Wycombe Sound this evening.
Trevor will be accompanied by Wycombe Wanderers Ladies star Molly Brooks, Bucks Free Press sports reporter Nick Tunney, Wanderers media manager Matt Cecil and representatives of the Wycombe Sound sport team for the show hosted by Keith Higgins between 7-8 pm.
Tune in via the Wycombe Sound website or on 106.6FM.
Below is an article penned by Keith for a recent edition of the club's matchday programme Parklife, detailing Sound's award success last month.
Wycombe Sound is a community radio station serving the town and surrounding area. We were granted a long-term community radio licence by Ofcom and have been broadcasting on 106.6 FM since 31 October 2016.
We are not a year old and already we have won national awards.
At the Community Radio Awards last Saturday, we were nominated for awards in seven categories. Every nomination won an award; Silver for Best Female Presenter, Best Male Presenter, Technical Innovation and Speech & Journalism. The Saturday Sports Show won a Bronze Award for Best Sports Show, as did Mid Mornings for Best Community Programme.
When it came to the big one, Station of the Year, we won Gold! In short, we were judged to be the best Community Radio Station in the country.
The reaction when our name was called out was probably the same Wycombe fans had when Nathan Tyson hit that glorious left foot shot in the last minute against Crewe on Tuesday evening. We have the audio clip when our name was read out as the winning station and you can hear me shouting “YYEESSSS!” – I think that’s what I shouted.
I would like to thank all our volunteers and everyone who has contributed to the station. We have producers, presenters and others who work behind the scenes producing content across a wide range of genres that is worthy of any commercial/professional station. Many of our volunteers have no previous broadcasting experience. The picture shows the team after we had won Gold and we are very much a team at Wycombe Sound. As Gareth & the management team will tell you – there is no ‘I’ in team.
As far as sport is concerned, one of the features that impressed the judges was the links we have formed with many different local sports clubs. Not just football - I have had to learn commentary skills in rugby union, cricket, hockey and swimming. The support we have from Wycombe Wanderers was instrumental in our success. For the Awards, we submitted a showreel of our best bits and those wonderfully epic cup games last season against Portsmouth, Chesterfield, Stourbridge and Spurs gave us some fantastic radio moments which was a privilege to share with our listeners. I still get goosebumps listening to our reports of Scott Kashket’s hat trick at Chesterfield and Garry Thompson scoring the 3rd goal at White Hart Lane.
The Sports Team is small in number but the quality of output by my colleagues, Don, Harry & Sam, is being positively noticed by several people and I am proud of what we have achieved in such a short space of time.
We have Sports Shows 2.30 – 6 pm on Saturday & also 7 -8 pm on Tuesday when, as well as reviewing the local sports action from the weekend, we regularly have special guests.
Tune into 106.6 FM if you are in the Wycombe area. After every Saturday home game, on your way home, you will hear a post -match interview with Gareth and then, if we can squeeze it in before the show finishes, we chat to fans in the Sports Bar for their reaction to the game. To me this is what community radio is all about – our local clubs & the fans.