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Spire Radio: An Overview

Spire Radio is a lifestyle branded online community radio station based in Chesterfield Town Centre. Established in 2015, this year we are celebrating 5 years on air with a breadth of special programming and secret projects yet to be revealed. Our station embraces and addresses diversity in content as well as audience, covering all types of music, sport and conversation from Chesterfield, for Chesterfield.

We are run by a team of 30 volunteers from the local area, who we are proud to showcase on air through our website, the TuneIn apps for iPhone, Android and Smart TV and on Alexa and Google Assistant activated Smart Speakers. Our volunteers deliver over 80 hours of live content per week – that’s more than any other radio station in North Derbyshire!

Our Audience and Services

On Air

Although aiming mainly at the residents of Chesterfield and North Derbyshire, our stream is accessible across the globe.

On average, over 16,000 individuals connect to our stream per month. This means 40,000 people could hear about your business every month!^

We offer a range of packages which can really make an impact on your business and its sales and services. On air, we broadcast advertisements in three ’ad blocks’ per hour, which already feature a variety of local and national businesses. We also offer sponsorship of shows, individually and full days, please see our rate sheet at the end of this pack for more details.

Social Media

Spire Radio has a recognisable online presence in the local community and is a trusted source of local information.

Our main social media platform is Facebook, with over 8,000 likes on our page. Our posts on average organically reach over 20,000 people per month and engage with over 7,000. During events our post reach and engagements increase by over 200%.

We are also active on Twitter and Instagram, mainly using Instagram Stories as a modern way to reach our listeners away from the studio.

We provide basic social media promotion as part of our on air advertisement packages and can also provide additional services, please contact us for a quote.

On Air Content

On air we broadcast over 80 hours of live and local content per week including shows with a range of genres: from country to chart, 80s to rock plus 8 hours of dedicated local sports coverage per week – which extends further than just Chesterfield FC, with coverage of football, basketball, hockey and rugby. Our reporters are also at Dronfield Town FC and Staveley Miners Welfare FC.

We know our listeners want a station built around their community, trusting us to provide them with accurate & reliable local content. Through our advertising, we issue business recommendations to our listeners along with high-quality radio programming incorporating their favourite music.

Derbyshire's Heartbeat - Our Community

We are Chesterfield’s longest running community radio station and provide more live, local presented hours per week than any other broadcaster in North Derbyshire.

We reflect our local area in our output as much as we can, through features such as our Community Calendar. This is a roundup of some of the best local events happening in the area, which plays on air every hour.

Since 2017, we have been proud to be a Chesterfield Champion, working alongside Destination Chesterfield to showcase the town, it’s events and people.

Our volunteers are from all walks of life, anyone with any amount of experience or confidence can join our team. We provide training to all new and existing volunteers tailored to their individual needs

Testimonials

Here’s what some of our current advertisers and sponsors have to say about our services:

“We are proud to be associated with Spire Radio, they produced a fantastic advert and we have seen our online sales improve since starting our advertisements on air with them” Charles, Walk Pain Free

“As a community supporting company, we value working alongside a station which is central to the community, while increasing uptake of units” Keith, Chesterfield Space and Storage

Rates and More Information

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Standard advertising Advertising and Sponsorship Advertising and premium sponsorship Seasonal Sponsorship
•Advert played on air hourly* •Advert played on air hourly*

•Sponsorship of a weekly on air show, mentioned three times per hour during the show time, on our website and through social media posts

•Advert played on air hourly*

•Sponsorship of all shows one day per week, including your business mentioned three times per hour all day and announcements from your business broadcast on all throughout the day

•Sponsorship of special shows or special editions of shows, for example Christmas specials such as the ‘Christmas Chart Show’ and ‘Review of the Year’.

•Advert played on air hourly during the month of the special show*

Adverts are produced in house for no extra charge. Our audio partners may be able to help you achieve a more specific sound, please ask for more information.
Starting at £75 per month Starting at £125 per month Starting at £300 per month Starting at £100 per campaign
All rates attract discounts when contracts are paid in full prior to broadcast, for larger packages or when contracted alongside events bookings.

*contractually, adverts are played bi-hourly however almost all of the time, adverts are broadcast hourly. This clause protects us in case of technical issues, which are a rarity. We inform advertisers of any period in which their advert is not played.

For more information about packages available email [email protected]

Discounts are available to Chesterfield Champions and supporters of Ashgate Hospicecare

CHESTERFIELD CHAMPIONS
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^figured based on an industry-standard calculation, when stream connections, local population and general listener habits are factored in




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