Fresh FM

Fresh FM is the student-run radio station based at our Barnstaple campus. It broadcasts on 87.7 MHz FM across the college campus between the hours of 8:30 and 16:30 on college days. The station has a long term Restricted Service Licence granted by Ofcom.

The station is completely presented and run by college students, with a large base of student presenters and a small number of elected executive committee members who oversee, manage and make any crucial decisions regarding the station. There is a Station Manager, a Head of Production, a Head of Music, a Head of IT and a Head of Events, and is often assisted by an allocated staff member.

Why join Fresh FM?

A sense of community

Joining Fresh FM will make you feel at home here at Petroc and part of the college community.

A career platform

Several past crew members have gone on to host their own shows on professional radio stations. You could be next!

Good fun and making friends

Starting college can be a daunting prospect. Getting involved with Fresh FM is not only enjoyable and rewarding, it also allows you to make new friends here at Petroc, as well as developing your confidence and communication skills.

Getting involved

Either send an email to or pop into the studio and speak to one of our presenters.