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Cairngorms Community Radio, broadcasts a monthly internet programme, to the communities of Upper Deeside and Donside – an area in the heart of the Cairngorms. CCR is based in Ballater in Aberdeenshire and is a programme in the community, for the community - bringing news, views and conversation, mixed with some of the best music in the country. The team at Cairngorms Community Radio welcomes you to the programme and invites you to join them as they celebrate their home with a real ‘Sense of Place




Episode 8

In this edition we sow the seeds of spring and welcome oor guest, Yvonne Davidson from the Tarland Bee group into the studio – and hear about the Hornet attacking the hives. We keep you up to date about what’s happening in the hills and glens – tempt you with another recipe and introduce you […]

Duration: 01:30:28

Episode 7

Episode 7 o Cairngorms Community Radio is oot. In this programme, we identify the harbingers o Spring and hear what’s going on in the countryside at this time of the year. Piper Ian Smith is in our Community Spotlight this month spikkin aboot the start of the Ballater Pipe Band and handing over the role […]

Duration: 02:00:58

Episode 6

In Episode 6 of CCR we are enjoying Burns Songs fae the new CD that was launched at the Glenmuick Kirk in Ballater. Songs from the CD were performed in the Kirk by the Aberdeen University Chamber Choir, under the musical mastery o the legendary Paul Mealor. We hear from Professor Mealor how the CD […]

Duration: 01:56:03

Episode 5 – Jan ’17

Happy New Year abidy and a very Blythe Yule. In this our first New Year January Programme, we are delighted to invite you to join us in the Ceilidh spirit – and ither spirits if ye like. And we celebrate the birthday of our National Bard Robert Burns with poetry and song. As the Bard […]

Duration: 01:45:40

Episode 4

And we bring you a very merry Cairngorms Community Radio, Episode 4 to help bring you into the Festive Season with fine food, fine fowk and a large helping of Good cheer. In this episode we shine the Community Spotlights on Jenny Gow with her Buttony Bears – and hear how Amy Moir set up […]

Duration: 01:49:36

Episode 2

We’re in the midst of harvest, highland games and gatherings here in Upper Deeside and Donside . In Episode 2 of CCR, president of the Royal Highland Society, David Geddes, tells us about the history of the Braemar Highland Games, our Special studio guest is the Rev.David Barr from Glenmuick Church, Ballater and we introduce […]

Duration: 01:53:41

Episode 1 (launch)

In Episode 1 of CCR, presenters Fred Gordon from Strathdon, and Bell Macaulay from Ballater in Deeside, introduce the programme and events happening in the area – including the mega ‘Jooks’ in Victoria Week in Ballater. Elizabeth Stewart tells us about the history of the Lonach Gathering in Strathdon and Jessica MacIntosh guides us through […]

Duration: 00:41:07