~To provide entertaining and uplifting speech and music 24 hours a day of direct relevance to older persons.
~To promote health and well being of older persons.
~To promote reminiscence therapy for those suffering memory loss.
~To affirm that older persons are still a valuable and valued part of society.
~To enable older persons to have access to a radio station that understands them, treats them respectfully, and is sympathetic to their situation.
~To enable listeners to request records from the years 1900-1959 which are unavailable on any other radio station locally or nationally.
~To offer support in bereavement. To enable those suffering loss of a loved one to share their burden.
~To provide charities offering help and advice to older persons with a central point of information distribution and exchange.
~To provide work experience in radio production and presentation for older persons.
~To ascertain the needs of older persons in day to day life and to pass this information to the relevant service providers.
~To remove the sense of isolation felt by those who are house bound.
~To offer a night-time friendship line to those who cannot sleep and are feeling lonely or afraid.
~To promote the talents of older people and allow these talents to be acknowledged by a wide audience.
~To produce an oral library of recordings of older person’s reminiscences and to make these available to schools and colleges.
"Angel Radio is an extremely good example of community radio" Richard Ashworth MEP
“True community radio at its very best” David Willetts MP
“Better than a bottle of pills” Dr. Peter Brand MP
"Ah, Angel Radio, my favourite station" Andrew Turner MP
Best Radio Station Serving it's Listeners in the South of England 2014 - The Radio Academy
Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2009
Hantsweb Best Silver Surfer Website 2008
Hampshire County Council Good Neighbours Award 2008
Portsmouth News 'Best Volunteers' Award 2005 - Finalist
Local Hero 2003 / 2004 / 2005
Daily Mail Unsung Heroes of Jubilee year 2002 - Winner
Jerusalem Productions Good Friday Award 2002 - £500 Prize Winner
Community Care Award - Most Effective Communication Project 2002
Community Action Award 2000 - Certificate of Merit for Service to the Community