COVID-19 – ICR Statement

We are aware of the latest news with regards to the COVID-19 Coronavirus.
ICR are conscious of it’s impact to the local community as well as our own operation and broadcast.

We would like to re-assure all of our listeners and members that we are keeping an eye on all developments and are taking the governments advice to stay safe during this outbreak. ICR studios and offices are currently closed at this time. Despite this, our teams of office staff and presenters are all working from home, where it is possible to do so.

As a broadcaster, we are required to provide a percentage of original, live and local content in our broadcast, whilst we continue to aim to provide this, there is a chance we will not meet this criteria during this outbreak.

The Health & Safety of our members, volunteers and guests is our number 1 priority.

Many of our presenters are lucky enough to have temporary broadcasting facilities from their homes, so some of our programming will go ahead as usual from these locations, for legal reasons, we will be unable to disclose the broadcast address in these circumstances. Also for legal reasons, ICR will remain in full control of a remote broadcast and will know, internally, where the broadcast is taking place from.

In the unlikely event our remote links or internet service develop a fault, we have backup material to cover the broadcast for a long period of time, we apologise to our audience for the inconvenience of disruption to our service in these circumstances.

For programmes still on the air during this outbreak, we will endeavor to provide the latest information for the local community.

For anyone concerned, please contact the 111 service: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/