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raised of £3,000 target by 34 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,060 to relaunch CRMK! Get your name written on the donor wall of our studio...

    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 2nd July 2016

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    CRMK is Milton Keynes'' oldest community radio station, formed in 1979.

    Originally CRMK stood for Cable Radio Milton Keynes - the station's broadcasting medium was literally built into the fabric of the city via a network of underground cables - cutting edge stuff for the 80's!

    Over the past 38 years, the station, which is run by volunteers, has broadcast a huge range of programmes from local interest, religion and arts to shows covering almost every style of music.

    Nowadays CRMK broadcasts via the internet, and has been through a series of studio moves. But recently the dedicated group of broadcasters found their forever home - a disused former toilet block.

    The small but perfectly formed building has acquired a lease and planning permission, so with the paperwork in place, our DJ's have used their other talents in building, plumbing, weeding etc to start the transformation from "restroom" into a facility which will benefit the whole community.

    The windows and one of the doors have been bricked up, the roof has been mended, and the interior has been cleared, ready for new partitions, plastering and bringing in the radio equipment.

    At this time we particularly need to raise funds for a security door and electronic key fobs.

    All money raised will go towards launching the CRMK studio in its new home so that you can listen to the shows or get involved in this community station, sharing your favourite music and interests locally and worldwide!

    The radio station already has a brand new website at
    Updates on building progress can be found at
    - or visit us on

    List of materials required:
    Electrics - Cable, Trunking, conduit, Sockets, Switches, Consumer Unit
    Plumbing – pipework, toilet, sink unit, fan
    Access Control including Fobs
    Alarm System
    Building Materials – timber uprights, wall insulation, acoustic plasterboard for walls and ceiling, flooring



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    • Pauline Sandwith4 years ago
      Pauline Sandwith

      Pauline Sandwith

      4 years ago
      Update from the Page owner

      Huge thanks to all supporters of CRMK. Every penny is going towards the studio materials and equipment - we are on track to go live within the next few months. And as promised, when the studio has finished its conversion from a former toilet block, every donor will have their name written on the CRMK Donor Wall. Keep up-to-date on our progress via the website Pauline

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    4 years ago

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    Page last updated on: 7/1/2016 18.54



    • Elaine Mason

      Elaine Mason

      Jul 1, 2016


    • Anonymous


      Jul 1, 2016


    • Paul Harris

      Paul Harris

      Jun 29, 2016

      Never did pay to have the carpet at Crownhill cleaned...


    • Babes Papes | just lick 'em!

      Babes Papes | just lick 'em!

      Jun 28, 2016


    • Harry Taylor

      Harry Taylor

      Jun 12, 2016

      Looking great!


    • Janet R

      Janet R

      Jun 10, 2016

      Looking forward to listening in! Fantastic project


    • Melanie Morton

      Melanie Morton

      Jun 5, 2016

      Looking forward to the launch. Thanks for occupying my husband!


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    Pauline Sandwith

    Pauline Sandwith

    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    My husband is a DJ who has been with CRMK for 25 years. I have seen the determination of the team of presenters to give the radio station a permanent home so that it can be relaunched as a community resource. I also helped pull the huge ivy off the walls!

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