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Love Ireland (UK City of Culture)

In celebration with the upcoming Coventry UK City of Culture event “Love Ireland”, us here at Radio Plus have decided to dedicate this Sunday as we celebrate everything to do with the Emerald Isle. On Sunday, join us from 12pm with host Micheal from the Four Country Road Show as…

Coventry United Ladies Season Review 2021/22

The 2021/22 season was a momentous season for not just Coventry United Ladies, but also for us at Radio Plus too. Not only was this the first season in which the team went fully professional for the first time ever, but Radio Plus would broadcast live coverage of Coventry United…

BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend Coventry

As Coventry’s title of “UK City of Culture” nears its end, it is definitely going out with a bang, as the city hosts “BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend” at the War Memorial Park. BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend is an annually held music festival, run by BBC Radio 1. BBC…

Coventry City of Culture: Deliaphonic

Deliaphonic is a 4 day festival to celebrate the sounds and legacy of Delia Derbyshire. With film screenings, talks, live music, DJ sets, projections, performance art, sonic installations and family-friendly events, you will be inspired by some well-acclaimed musicians and artists with experimental and electronic music and more. However, if…

HMV Empire Coventry

Despite being one of the newest entertainment venues in the city of Coventry, the HMV Empire is definitely becoming one of the most popular entertainment venues in the city of Coventry. The initial performance at the HMV Empire saw one of the biggest artists, Ed Sheeran, perform in front of…

Albany Theatre

Originally called the “Butts Park Theatre” the Albany Theatre opened on 1st February 2013. For over 12 months, the theatre was entirely volunteer-led and managed but in order to increase the capacity to bring in events to generate revenue, a full-time, paid Theatre manager was employed in June 2014. In…

Coventry Cathedral: Ghosts in the Ruins

During the Second World War and specifically, on 14th November 1940, the city of Coventry went under attack from bombs dropped by the German Air Force, known as the Luftwaffe. Throughout the whole city, homes were destroyed and there was mass amount of damage across the city; the most notable…

Rebirth of Coventry United Ladies Football Club

Thursday 23rd December 2021, 2 days before Christmas Day, a time where people across the country and the world would be waiting in anticipation for the arrival of Santa Claus down their chimneys to deliver their Christmas presents. However, the delivery of an early Christmas present to the players and staff of…

What is it like to be a Volunteer at Radio Plus?

Ever since Radio Plus was established in 2010, we have always been entirely grateful for the hard work and dedication of all our volunteers. I personally know how hard the Radio Plus volunteers work as I myself am a Radio Plus volunteer. Hello, my name is Matthew and I currently…

Nat Johnson

Listen below to this fantastic interview with Coventry United Ladies defender Nat Johnson as her and Paul talk about how the move to the Butts Park Arena came about and what she believes that she can bring to the Red and Greens this season. (Nat Johnson pictured on the right…

Lucy Thomas

Listen below to this fantastic interview with new Coventry United Ladies signing, Lucy Thomas. Lucy Thomas is a goalkeeper for Coventry United Ladies Football Club. She signed for the Red and Greens at the start of the 2021/22 season, on a 1 year contract from fellow FA Women’s Championship side,…

Katie Wilkinson

Listen below to a fascinating interview conducted by Paul Wheeler where he spoke with Coventry United Ladies’ captain Katie Wilkinson. Katie Wilkinson plays as a striker for Coventry United Ladies Football Club. She signed for the Red and Greens at the start of the 2021/22 season, on a 2 year…

Anna Wilcox

Listen here to a fantastic interview conducted by Radio Plus’s own Paul Wheeler as he interviews Coventry United Ladies defender Anna Wilcox. Anna Wilcox plays as a defender for Coventry United Ladies Football Club. She signed for the Red and Greens in 2015 from FA Women’s National League North and…

Jay Bradford

Jay Bradford is the current manager of Coventry United Ladies FC. She was appointed during the 2015/2016 season and between 2016 and 2019, she led the Red and Greens to win the FA Women’s National League South in 2019 and gain promotion to the FA Women’s Championship. In 2020, Jay…

Naomi “Nom” Hartley

Listen below to this great interview with Coventry United Ladies defender Naomi Hartley P.S “She loves a good Cruyff Turn!” Naomi Hartley Naomi Hartley is a defender for Coventry United Ladies. She signed for the Red and Greens at the start of the 2021/2022 season from fellow FA Women’s Championship…

International Children’s Games 2022

On Thursday 25th November 2021, it was announced that Coventry were to host the International Children’s Games (ICG) for 2022. For whose of you who are unaware, the International Children’s Games is an international sporting event commissioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which takes place annually and sees athletes…

Coventry United Ladies : Liv Fergusson

Listen to Liv below in our 2 part series: Liv Fergusson Part 1 Liv Fergusson plays as a winger for Coventry United. She signed for Coventry United Ladies in July 2021 from Leicester City Women on a 2 year contract. She has previously played for clubs such as Aston Villa, Bristol…

Radio Plus Employability Skills Course

Here at Radio Plus Coventry 101.5FM, we are very proud to announce that we will be offering an employability skills course, commencing from (insert_start-date_here). Thanks to the funding of the European Social Fund and thanks to our partners, Groundworks, we are looking for participants, aged between 18-50 with a passion…

SoundLab Coventry

Known as Coventry’s centre for Creative Music Making, SoundLab Coventry is a new centre for creative music making, with partnership with Positive Youth Foundation, Coventry Music and Coventry City Council. Their vision is to create a space for young people to be creative in their music making. Especially for 10-16…

Coventry Cathedral Chorus

Formerly known as Saint Michael’s Singers, Coventry Cathedral Chorus was formed in 1963 and as well as being one of the oldest running musical groups in Coventry, they are also regarded as one of the UK’s leading choral societies. The choir has a membership of around 90 auditioned singers from…

The City of Coventry Male Voice Choir

The City of Coventry Male Voice Choir started over 60 years ago but is still going strong today. If you are unaware, the City of Coventry Male Voice Choir are a group of enthusiastic amateur singers, who also take part in large massed choir events. Many of their concerts today…

The Belles of Three Spires

The Belles of Three Spires are Coventry’s all-female acapella and barbershop group. Having been formed in 1989, the Belles of Three Spires performed at their first convention in 1995 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire. Their members are aged between 20-70 and they have, at the present time, a total of 53 members.…

Jazz-A-Matazz

Formerly known as Westwood Jazz, Jazz-a-matazz was formed in 2008 and has now, recently, collaborated with Solihull Jazz. Previously, Jazz-a-matazz used to host live jazz sessions for 12 successful years however, following the Covid-19 pandemic, they now share venues with Solihull Jazz. They now meet every Sunday of every month…

Coventry Foodbanks

During the hard times that we have experienced over the past few years, for some it has been extra hard and especially for individuals and families from the poorer communities of the city and people like these have been very dependent on local foodbanks. Coventry Foodbanks have one mission and…

HOPE Coventry

HOPE Coventry enables Coventry churches together to transform the city with the love and power of Jesus Christ. They support projects that connects churches together and help vulnerable people. Current Projects: Good Neighbours Coventry: Founded in 2016, this project provides friendship and social activity for older people in Coventry. They…

RadioPlus Spotlight: Candid

Name of Artist: Candid We at Radio Plus Coventry 101.5 FM, one of our main ambitions is to not just to inspire and to give a voice to a new generation, we also aim to highlight local solo artists and bands from Coventry and Warwickshire. As a local community radio…

The Salvation Army Community Café

The Salvation Army is a worldwide organisation whose mission it is to help people to live their lives to their fullest and they put this into action by offering help people and standing up for those people who are vulnerable, fighting against injustice and encouraging people. One of the many…

Radio Plus Sports Coverage

Radio Plus Coventry is proud to present live coverage of Coventry United Ladies Football Club starting from Sunday 29th August. Paul Wheeler will be live for home and away matches throughout the season, featuring the Red and Greens. Coventry United Ladies Football Club were founded in 1991 and were originally…

City Hit List!

The Radio Plus City Hit List launches today! You can vote for your favourite songs from the Radio Plus Playlist. Email us with your choices and we’ll play them every weekday between 6pm-7pm! Email hitlist@radioplus.org.uk Over to you!

Coventry Cyrenians

Established in 1973, Coventry Cyrenians provide a range of services to homeless and people who live in vulnerable housing throughout Coventry and Warwickshire. Their mission is to provide support and to promote and enhance the lives of people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Also, they provide supported…

Radio Plus win at The Community Radio Awards!

The Radio Plus Breakfast Show has been recognised at the 2020 Community Radio Awards. The Gold Award for The Best Community Development Project was presented to Macca & Ewa for our Radio Plus Christmas Advent Calendar. This project was ran in partnership with local primary schools from right across the…

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