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ValeFest 2017 Charities: RSVP West Midlands

Every year at The Vale Festival, the organisers select charities to support with 100% of the proceeds from the year’s ticket sales, having donated over £150,000 in years gone by. Since 2004 ValeFest, as Europe’s largest student-run charity music festival, has championed a number of worthy causes, last year being The Birmingham Children’s Hospital and …Read More


A Farewell from your Station Manager 2016-2017

Burn FM is the best place to grow confidence, meet amazing people and develop as a person. There is something for everyone in this society, whether you want to write, produce, present or create. This year we have achieved so much and improved our society beyond anyones expectations and despite limits which impeded us. On …Read More


Budget to include £320 million for new free schools

The Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has announced extra funding for new free schools as part of Wednesday’s Budget. A £320 million payment will be announced and will be used to set up about 110 new free schools. This will take the total number of proposed free schools in England to 500 by 2020. …Read More


Review: GMTG Presents ‘Into the Woods’

After a long day of dissertation writing in the library, I was somewhat lacking in energy, and it’s fair to say I wasn’t exactly enticed by the idea of watching GMTG’s ‘Into the Woods’. However, as soon as I saw the enchanted set on arrival, with vines tracing around the smoke-filled multi-tiered stage, I began …Read More


Body found in lake on The Vale, University of Birmingham

A body has been discovered this afternoon at the University of Birmingham student accommodation. Police were called to the scene at 3:30pm and remained on the site throughout the afternoon. The body has yet to be officially identified but it is believed to be a “man in his forties.” Green tarpaulin was erected around the …Read More


Guild Election: Full Time Officer Candidate Interviews 2017

Burn Fm has invited all the Full-Time Officer Candidates for an interview detailing their policies, experience and why they think they are the best candidates to represent students at the University of Birmingham. Below, you can find all of the interviews that took place, split into Officer positions. They are: Activities and Development, Education, Housing, Post …Read More


Birmingham Protests against US Muslim ban

On Monday 30th January in Birmingham’s Victoria Square, hundreds of people protested over President Trump’s executive order that bans residents from seven major Islamic countries entering the United States. The protesters were also reacting against Theresa May and her decision not to condemn Trumps recent controversial legislation. Instead meeting with him in the US to …Read More


Brum Varsity – University 26-7 Medics

Lions win comfortably to earn back the Gallowglass Shield in this year’s Brum Varsity against the Medics. A big crowd gathered around Bournbrook with the weather calm after lots of rain in the days leading up to the game. The Birmingham Varsity between the Lions (1st Team) and the Medics was built to be one of …Read More


Second Semester Show Applications are Now Open!

Happy New Year! Burn is back in 2017 and applications for Spring Term shows are now open and we can’t wait to get started on another term of great radio. The applications are live now – if you would like to host your own show or be involved with Burn FM in any way with …Read More