Sheffield Live!

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A community digital media centre giving a platform to Sheffield voices

Organisation type

Community media

Award amount

£200,943

Location

Sheffield

Key objectives & Outcomes

Award purpose

To create a digital media centre as a community space and enterprise support hub, to promote community voices, cultural expression, community development and social enterprise.

Accountable to the local community

Over 100 community shareholders have a say in how the business is run with a one member, one vote system at AGMs.

Broad community impact

Hundreds of volunteers create over 100 hours of community radio, including programmes for youth, older people, LGBT, people with disability, over twelve languages, and a wide range of music genres.