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Mar 012016
 March 1, 2016

Refresh eventHere’s a great way to find out more about Alive. It’s an engaging event with a special contribution from two local seasoned broadcasters – Colin Colthart and Giancarlo Rinaldi from the BBC studios on Lovers Walk. Colin looks after the local radio news broadcasts and Giancarlo looks after the local online content for

Everyone is welcome and the formal AGM follows at 8.30pm for those who choose to stay.

No need to book – just come along!

Jul 122015
 July 12, 2015

Joanna Lumley's Trans-siberian AdventureOur Patron, Joanna Lumley, begins a new series on ITV tonight – Joanna Lumley’s Trans-siberian Adventure – which sees her travel the 6,400-mile route from Hong Kong to Moscow. Joanna begins her train journey in Hong Kong, which she last visited when she was four. She has not been to Moscow since 1966, when she was there as a model at the height of the Cold War.

The first in a three part series is on ITV tonight (Sunday 12th July) from 9pm – 10pm.

All the best, Joanna, for a great series!

May 052015
 May 5, 2015

election coverageAlive gives you key access to the night’s news as it happens, direct from the count in Easterbrook Hall.

There will be regular interviews and opinion as the count progresses, right here on Then Lee Medd live in the studio for a special Lee Medd Live Breakfast on Friday morning, from 5am.

We bring you the best local coverage of our two constituencies – Dumfries & Galloway, and Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale & Tweedale.    #dumfriescount

Apr 112015
 April 11, 2015

Election 2015Join the audience in Kings Coffee and Books, 12 Queensberry Street, Dumfries DG1 1EX, for a live election debate, with all the main parties represented by local candidates.

The broadcast goes live at 7.30pm on Thursday 23rd April, but we’re looking for a studio audience to be in place by 7pm.

The event is ticketed, but free, and we ask that you declare your political allegience, in order to keep the audience balanced. You will need to reserve a ticket in advance, to be admitted.

To request your ticket, go to

To submit a question, email Lee Medd: [email protected]

Mar 172015
 March 17, 2015

Michael Pattie and AlionaMark Smith is delighted to be welcoming local fundraiser and national Peoples Strictly contestant, Michael Pattie to the Alive 107.3fm studios tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday 18th March), during his Drivetime show. Tune in on 107.3fm around Dumfries, online here, or through online digital apps and players.

  1. Michael will be in just after 5pm, so don’t miss him talking about the experience of a lifetime during the past few weeks, and his ongoing passion to raise funds for Meningitis Research in memory of his son, David.
Jul 062013
 July 6, 2013

Here’s a competition to win two tickets to a fabulous barbecue and live performance by R.M.Hubbert at The Green Tearoom in Moniaive on Friday July 19th at 7.30pm.

R M HubbertR.M.Hubbert, is a Scottish guitarist and singer, well known as a solo performer and as a member of the Scottish band El Hombre Trajeado.

His latest Album ‘13 lost & found’ won the Scottish Album of the Year Award this year.

To win this pair of tickets you need to answer the following question:

Who produced ‘13 lost & found’ for Hubby?


Get in touch with your answer in all the usual ways:
Call 01387 262423
Text 07564364464 (Starting your message with RMHUBBERT)
E-Mail [email protected] (Using the subject RMHUBBERT)

Full terms and conditions can be found here, the competition is being run over all shows on the station and the closing date for entries is: 10pm on Tuesday the 16th of July 2013

Aug 152012
 August 15, 2012

Listen in on Mark Smith’s Drivetime show from 4pm today.

Chrys Salt of the Bakehouse drops in to talk about Hamlet.  The Globe Theatre is again back in Dumfries.  The open air  performances over the last few years have seen ever growing audiences transfixed by incredible performances in the Crichton Grounds.

Tune in and hear what;s in store.

Jul 102012
 July 10, 2012

Building on the success of last years event Alive presenters Iain Renicks and Tony Charlesworth will embark on a marathon broadcast on the 15th of September broadcasting for 24 hours solid.

Iain and Tony’s effort is to raise funds for the station and they plan all sorts of interesting programming for their super show . From the 60’s to Crooners and Dance to Sport it promises to be an action packed 24 hours.
If you want to support their effort and in turn support Community Radio you can sponsor the guys via the paypal button (below) or any Alive Team member who all have sponsor sheets.

You can see how long it is until their show through our new countdown timer on the side of the page.