Bute FM

Bute FM
96.5 FM

A service for people on the Isle of Bute.

Bute FM was awarded an Ofcom Community Radio Licence in May 2007 and launched on 15 July 2009 on 96.5 FM to the Rothesay area of Bute.

Bute FM offers a community focussed station for the people of the Isle of Bute. The station will provide a varied mix of music together with local news and views, up-to-the-minute travel information and other items of local interest.

Bute FM broadcasts a diverse mix of music of all styles including golden oldies, current pop hits, rock, dance, jazz, blues and many other styles.

Regular specialist music shows are intended encourage contributions from people of all ages who want to share their musical interests with the community.

The Bute FM team at launch day on 15 July 2009 with Mike Blair, director and breakfast presenter (far left) and Station Manager Ian Donald, second right.

The service will provide more publicity for local events and activities, thereby increasing community participation. Yearly there will be specialist programmes broadcast during Bute’s internationally renowned Jazz Festival, Bute Live Music festival and other events so as to allow people who may not be able to get out and about to enjoy and participate in these popular gatherings.


Bute FM
Top Floor
7 Castle Street
Isle of Bute
PA20 9HA

Tel: 01700 502266
Text: 07562 612747
Email: butefm@butefm.com
Web: www.butefm.com