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Jun 222012
 June 22, 2012

Today welcome to a real treat, Bibliographic Data Services who are book and data specialists based at the Crichton Business Park in

Dumfries has organised for us to speak to Childrens author, the very colourful Cathy Cassidy.

Fiona Blackwood our resident Book Reviewer asks Cathy all about her books, what drives her and what her own children think of their mum’s literary success.

Tune in at 1.30pm.

Jun 162012
 June 16, 2012
Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley Alive’s Cameron Murray recently bumped into  British actress Joanna Lumley, who enjoys a local connection with Dumfriesshire. He asked for her thoughts on an idea which is gaining momentum; to stage a Passion Play in the streets of Dumfries, on Good Friday 2013.

Listen to Joanna’s comments below and keep looking back for more info on this exciting project as it develops.

Please contact us at Alive Radio if you’re interested in joining the team getting ready to put this project together.

Jun 062012
 June 6, 2012

Dumfries & Galloway Domestic Abuse & Violence against Women Partnership are asking for your views.  The DAVAWP do great work highlighting the abuse women can suffer and offer ways of escape.

They now need to plan what they focus on in 2012 until 2015.  Everyone is elligable to have a say.

You can log onto to see the draft document and leavve your feedback.

Today Cameron Murray will drop into Ali Donowho’s Drivetime Show and be speaking to Kerry Herriott, Development Officer at the DAVAWP on why your views are important.

May 302012
 May 30, 2012

Want a good family friendly summer festival with some soul?

Stay tuned as very soon Alive will be speaking to Rev Steve Butler from St Johns’s Episcopal Church in Dumfries, one of the organisers about the festival, its aims, ethos and all the fab things to see, hear and do.

May 242012
 May 24, 2012

We are currently in the process of upgrading our Internet Streaming Service, as a part of this we will be moving to new servers and as a result the current servers will be switched off on Wednesday 30th May. If you use a third party mobile app such as TuneIn or our Alive 107.3FM Android App then you will not be affected by these changes as your settings will be updated automatically, however if you listen through your computer media player such as iTunes or Windows Media Player then you will need to change to the new address, links to the new addresses can be found by clicking ‘Listen’ on the pages linked to below:

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Alive 107.3FM apologises for any inconvenience these essential changes may cause you.

May 242012
 May 24, 2012

Join us at 1.30pm on Friday for our latest Book Review when award winning Scottish Crime writer Karen Campbell joins us.

Karen talks about her transition from Policewoman to award winnning author, writing Scottish crime novels and living and working in Dumfries and Galloway.

Bibliographic Data Services has again arranged another great author for us to speak to.  Make sure not to miss it!  Also check out Karen’s website at


May 242012
 May 24, 2012

In this Friday’s Magazine Programme, catch the latest edition of “Your Business” where Kath Lord Green catches Graham Dickinson, Manager of the new Debenhams as the doors opened for the first time.


In Dumfries, some business people believe the store is a signal to other retailers that Dumfries is a good place to do business.


With the many empty stores in the town centre, is Dumfries on the verge of a new era of trade?


Listen in at 12.50pm Friday to hear the interview.  Your business will be available on podcast after broadcast.

May 232012
 May 23, 2012

Join Lee this evening as he speaks to Ivop Hyslop, Leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council.

With the dust of the recent elections settled and the Con/SNP coalition in place Lee asks where the council is going in 2012 and beyond.