Matthew Eaves / Director

One of the founding directors of CCR, Matt is responsible for fundraising and station finances, he also fiercely guards the stations core objective of being for, and by the community.

The station will never become commercial, and will always exist to enable people of all ages and abilities to access broadcast, learn new skills, make mistakes, find new friends and have fun.

Matt also oversees the coffee shop, the commercial arm of the station.

Matt’s background is in media and learning, he has worked in and advised industry and broadcasters all over the world.

You wont hear Matt on air.

Matt has successfully sourced the following grants and funding for CCR

  • National Lottery Awards for All (2014) Disability Studio Desk
  • National Lottery Awards for All (2016) Community Coffee Shop move and refurbishment
  • Inclusion Trust (2016) FM Aerial Transmitter
  • National Lottery Awards for All (2018) Disability Studio Extension
  • OFCOM (2018) Business Development Manager
  • Crowdfunding £22k Emergency funding through campaign (11k online, 11k offline with Michelle Durant)
  • Covid Emergency Fund (2020) – Studio Rate Relief

Matt is married to Justina, they have two Children, there is more about him at

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