Defining Radio for the 21st Century

Deal Radio is a completely new media experience. DRs Programs reflect the needs and interests of its audience, fundamentally DR is about radio of the community, for the community, by the community.

As a community station, DR will take advantage of the rise of internet, DAB, mobile communication and social media to improve content and reach even broader audiences. With music, chat, sport, news and debate DR has something for everyone.


Radio of the community, for the community, by the community

Deal Radio, DR needs you. Want to present? Want to produce? Need some promotion? Want to be interviewed? Got a story? Want to train in media? Then get in touch. DR wants the whole community to get involved in this great venture. Listen in, phone in, contribute, visit us, train with us, dance with us, sing with us, be with us.

Why Deal Radio is so

breathtakingly magnificent?

Your Station

Community radio for Deal and the surrounding areas

Local News

Real, Relevant and right now

Hottest Bands

Live performances, latest releases and interviews with all the hottest local bands

Media Training

A unique opportunity to learn with us

Quality Output

256Kbs stereo stream


Live events, outside broadcast, community event support.


Meet the people who make awesome stuff

An outlandish, magical, mystery ride with the UYC Crew. This double decker leaves East Kent every Thursday at 8pm along the way we pick up all the local talent, Music, comedy, sex and chocolate.

Marc Carey

Business Manager
The UYC Experience
The Genius Mr C Mixes

Chris Gill

Station Manager
EDM Anthems

Mark brings you the best in Rock, Metal & Punk every Monday on The Rock Out and then Fun, Frivolity and Frollocks every Friday on Living The Dream Live with co host Paul Tingey.

Mark Cridland

Programme Manager
The Rock Out
Living The Dream Live

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Ryan Burt

Studio Manager

Sara has been involved in the arts for many years before picking up a camera. She now takes photos for many different people including Kent based bands. Her work has been published in local media and we are very excited to have her on-board as the Official Deal Radio Photographer.

Sara Cridland

Official Photographer
Social Media Manager

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Barry Gale

Membership Secretary

AMJ is a stand up comic based in Kent. He is also the host of AMJs Alternative radio show where he brings his own brand humour and chat and of course damn good music.

Adam Morrison Jones

AMJs Alternative Show
The UYC Experience

Writing Matters has been running creative writing at the Astor Theatre in Deal for two years. Short stories produced by the group members, read mainly by their authors. The stories are sometimes funny, sometimes dark, often intriguing or thought provoking.

Writing Matters

Short Story Show

Local Comedian Paul has been working in the Stand Up comedy scene for a number of years and cohosts Living The Dream Live, a satire based radio show alongside Mark Cridland, bringing you Fun, Frivolity & Frollocks as well as interviews and acoustic sessions with local musicians every Friday night.

Paul Tingey

Living The Dream Live

John has been interested in the 'heavier' side of music all of his life and has been a judge for a number of Rock & Metal music competitions. We are very lucky to now have him working with us at Deal Radio in a Broadcast Assistant role.

John Head

Broadcast Assistant

Geek Of The Week. Podcast style radio show featuring three geeks who know about everything Geeky Movies, TV Shows and Games.

Cian, Adam & Jake

Geek Of The Week

The Bohemian Brother ....formerly known as Dj Spadoincle has been a DJ for 20 years and has joined Deal Radio to play all the best in hard trance, drum and bass, dub-step and EDM every Saturday evening.

Peter Patrick

The Bohemian Brother Mixes

Remember When is a programme bringing back musical memories of old Deal and listeners will be invited to send in their own short anecdotes.

Chris Morgan

Remember When

Your say, our say, hearsay, choice music and interviews, questionable comment and humour with two of southern England's more mercurial agony uncles. YOU just have to be there.

Craig Cable


Our Sports Editor will be Paul Morris, who started nonleague football coverage back in the late 1990s with BBC local radio in Sussex and Surrey, and then became Sports Editor for Spirit FM in Chichester.

Paul Morris

Deal Radio Sports



Our Achievements

35+ Hours live content a week
250+ Nominations
160+ Awards Won
1650+ Cups Of Coffee

Deal Radio

We want to hear from you.


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Our address

The Astor Community Theatre
Stanhope Rd
CT14 6AB