The Community News Update from BCP Council

For more information visit BCP Council Online.

You can also find information about their COVID-19 Community Response Helpline by clicking the image below, or by calling 0300 123 7052 (lines open 7 days a week, 8am – 8pm)

Useful helplines

The Prayer Line from Try Praying, YMCA Bournemouth & Faithworks Wessex:

08081 963686 (Mon-Sun 7am-10pm) Click here for more information.

Mental Health Support Line
0300 123 5440

Domestic Abuse helpline
01202 710777

Prama Friendship line
01202 022987 (7 days, 8am – 9pm)

If you see someone sleeping rough: 01202 315962 or out of hours please call 01202 451467

The Latest From Hope FM...
God has given us Hope FM for Such a Time as This. We are so grateful to our team of 40 volunteers who are enabling us to keep the station on air. We are also grateful for the offers of help we receive. I would encourage you to interact with the station by sharing lots of good news and encouraging stories. I would also encourage you to make music requests and send messages to family and friends. We will do all we can to accommodate your requests.


Of course, during this time our schedule will change but rest assured we will be bringing you live shows daily, including an extended Breakfast Show (Mon-Fri 7am-10am), The Stay At Home Drive! (Mon-Sat 4pm), and our Special Sunday Services throughout the day on Sunday, and much more! Take a look at our schedule page here for our BRAND NEW SCHEDULE!


You can also find out about brand new features and COVID-19 related news updates here. Including contributions from Faithworks Wessex, The Bournemouth Daily Echo, and Chester Pearce Funeral Service


Ways you can get in touch with us…


You can email us at any time via studio[at]


You can interact with us via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


You will also still be able to contact us on the phone on 01202 777321 but only during certain times, as shows may be pre-recorded or being broadcast from elsewhere – just listen in to our live shows for the best way to get in contact.


We would also be grateful for your support in helping people to access our programmes particularly those who are not so tech savvy. Helping people to download radio apps and use our website to listen live and on demand will enable many more to enjoy and participate in our On – Air programmes.


There are many ways to access our programmes wherever you are in the world. These are as follows:


Locally the FM frequency is 90.1 FM. This is particular good to access in vehicles but can be more challenging in homes other buildings.
Our Website:


Listen On Demand:
We have a 30 day listen on demand service which can accessed here.


You can also listen to some of our Best Bits Podcasts on the website where you will find links to a range of platforms enabling listening. Click here to find out more.


The Tunein Radio App
This is a free radio app enabling listening on mobile phones and iPads etc. Find our listing here.


Radio Garden App
This is also a free radio app and can be accessed here.


Thanks to all our listeners, advertisers, and supporters during this time, and we hope to hear from you soon.


Every Blessing and Happy Listening


Blair Crawford,
Hope FM Founder & President.


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A weekly update from Faithworks Wessex during the time of Covid-19 talking about how the churches are responding, and the partnership work with BCP council and other organisations. Listen live every TUESDAY Breakfast Show with Blair, at approximately 7:40am, or catch up anytime online via our Best Bits platform, or use the embedded soundcloud playlist […]






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