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Bute Community Power Ltd

How to join….what is involved etc.





Radio Bute  now keeps a Community Diary so that you can check on events’ dates in order that your planned event does not clash

So please keep us informed of your event’s date  and also  check our diary for other events

Diary is held at our studios at 11 Victoria Street….open every morning from 06.30  to 12.00  and  weekends all day from 08.00


CONGRATULATIONS to ROTHESAY PRIMARY SCHOOL  whose art work is being displayed in the New Zealand team’s accommodation in the Games Village

AND to HENSHELWOODS whose jams and marmalades will be on all of the athletes’ breakfast tables

AND to all the Bute DANCERS taking part in the baton relay

Beth Swan

Beth’s  CD album…..  ANOTHER YEAR ON…. now on sale at Radio Bute, 11 Victoria Street, Rothesay….every day  from 06.30 – 12.00


The first Radio Bute newsletter has just been published.

Follow this link to get your copy! RBnewsIssue1




If you have a charity or community event you wish published here and on air please email details to or hand in to  11 Victoria Street…..for commercial events and businesses  email

Putting Greens are now open

Tuesdays  to Saturdays Join Alec Mack’s Walking Tour from Discovery Centre at charge ..donations please.

Bute Walking Group stepping out walk from the Discovery Centre every Thursday at 11am open to anyone with long term medical condition including arthritis     45 mins duration  mainly on flat and suitable for mobility aids

Pavilion Tea Dance  with John Denman on Technics organ…. Ballroom Sequence and Old Time  £2  including refreshment….every Wednesday until September 17

Midsummer  Service at St Blane’s Chapel, Dunagoil conducted by Rev Owain Jones……..Sunday, July 27 at 17.30

Bute Community Power Ltd  drop-in-clinic  11.00  – 15.00 Wed July 30th  at St Paul’s Church Hall, Deanhood Place……

Gaelic Singing and Conversation Circle…Ardencraig Gardens Tearoom..Sat, Aug 2..10.30 – noon…£6  suggested donation

Scottish  History Group lecture by Andy Anderson in Pavilion Café   Over the Sea to Skye….How the bridge tolls were removed ….2pm   Donations are requested. Sat ,August 2nd

Bute Arts Club Annual Exhibition in Pavilion Aug 9 – 17 …… 10.30 – 16.30  and 14.00 – 16.30 Sundays…paintings  craft work, photographs, jewellery, crafts  etc.

Service at War Memorial at 1pm on Fri, Aug 15, to commemorate  start of WW1  followed by opening of new Military Museum in Deanhood Place

Glen Tilbrook  at Craigmore Bowling Club, Friday, August 15 ”’ tx  from McQueen’s and Musicker

An Evening of Remembrance in Rothesay Library at 7pm on Wednesday, August 20…all welcome; free admission and refreshments with Legion Scotland Branch and Scottish storytellers

Follow the IBAC  Trail….Bute’s  open studios  Sat and Sun, Sept 28 and 29

Keep listening to Radio Bute every day  for frequent Events Guides and local information and visit the Discovery Centre opposite us for information on things to do and places to go,,,,also cinema nightly at 7.30 except Sunday when it is 2.30 in the Discovery Centre





08.00 – 10.00 Crazy Kids Club with Matthew, Ben, Kirsty, Peter and Superstar Songstress, Grace.

10.00 – 14.00           The Stu Show….a mixture of fine music and chat with the great man….

15.00-  19.00  Old Gold Retold with Mike …featured artistes The  Shadows…..featured chart April 1962

19.00 – 21.00 Rock and Roll Saturday with Mike Marwick.

21.00 – 24.00 Big Fat Party Anthems with Big Tommy. ****************************************************


08.00 – 10.00 Sunday Breakfast with Peter Wallace.

10.00 – 12.00 Stu’s Best Bits

12.00 – 14.00 Island Girl.

14.00 – 16.30   Mainly Motown with Jim Prentice, Laird of Detroit and Thane of Stirling

16.30 –  18.00. Tony Dee

18.00 – 20.00 On the Weekend with Mike Marwick

20.00 – 21.00 HiNRG with Bill Grainger


07.00 – 10.00 Late Late  Breakfast; news, weather, travel, events and music
10.00 – 12.00 Mid Morning Mayhem with Mo and DavyG
12.00 – 14.00 Acoustic Chill Lunch with Jordan.
14.00 – 16.00 Classic Retro

16.00 - 18.00  Rock and Roll Saturday (repeat)

Kirsten or  Rowan alternate weeks


07.00 -10.00 Late Late Breakfast: news bulletins, weather, travel, events, music
10.00 -12.00 Mid Morning Mayhem with Mo and DavyG
12.00 -14.00 Lunchtime
14.00 -16.00 Ed’s American Old Time Radio.
16.00 -17.00 RockVaults
17.00 -18.00 Thomas Howat Sport and Sound.
18.00 -20.00 Mike Marwick On the Weekend (repeat)
20.00 -22.00 Cheezy Choonz


07.00 – 10.00 Late Late Breakfast: news bulletins, weather, travel, events, music
10.00 – 12.00 Mid Morning Mayhem with Mo and DavyG
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00  -  16.00 Top of the Pops Take Two
16.00 – 18.00 Rob’s Time Machine.
18.00 – 20.00  Nickarena Show  with Nic and Luvli Karen
20.00 – 22.00 Rock n Soul Connection..Poole, Dorset, UK; and Detroit, Michigan,US.