Diamond’s still shining in Midlothian

Photo Kate Chandler'Pictured is local historian John Ritchie who has taken an interest in the stone.
Photo Kate Chandler'Pictured is local historian John Ritchie who has taken an interest in the stone.

AWARD-WINNING Black Diamond radio continues to progress into its sixth year despite challenging times.

That’s the view of chairman John Ritchie, who now has a team of 45 volunteer presenters.

The signal on 107.8FM can be heard over an area from Arbroath to Livingston and throughout most of Edinburgh from 7am daily, seven days a week and 365 days a year.

Recently, the Newtongrange-based station was one of 22 community radio stations across Scotland to apply to the Scottish Government to broadcast community information.

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