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Charity Insanity with Insanity Radio
Sports & Socs

Charity Insanity with Insanity Radio

Sports & Socs Editor, Michele Theil on Insanity Radio's Easter charity extravaganza. Royal Holloway’s radio station, Insanity Radio, has been doing a lot of great work in the last few weeks for charity with many of its members hosting 24hr radio marathons in aid of 18 different charities. 19 teams, consisting of 42 people, have been broadcasting for 24 hours each over the Easter holidays and have already raised over £6000. The charities that Insanity are aiming to support include Mind, Autism Together, Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity, Alzheimer’s Society, Macmillan Cancer Support, Save The Children and Future Sense Foundation. All of these charities provide great services and are always in need of donations and support. RhubarbTV has been live-streaming each and every ...
Meg Radios for Rob
Features

Meg Radios for Rob

Beth Carr reports on Insanity Radio’s recent 36 hour radio marathon for charity. What would it take for you to do an all-nighter? For alumni Meg Walker, not sleeping for two days is just a part of raising money for CLIC Sargent - and we got to experience the whole 36 hours of ‘Radio Robbie’ with her, live on 103.2FM and via rhubarbTV’s live stream. It’s certainly not the most usual fundraising method, but this isn’t the first time Meg’s been on air for a long time. The idea of doing a marathon started after her helping with the 128.7 hour marathon back in 2014 and when the opportunity came up last year to be part of the annual Insanity Radio marathons at Easter she jumped at the chance and took on 26.2 hours of live broadcasting, raising just shy of £1000. The duration of her firs...