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Rockingham Radio is a subsidiary of Rockingham Media CIC (Community Interest Company).


The idea for a Community Radio station, local to the Dearne Valley came from Annabelle Vernon, having spent 

many years as a presenter on Manchester Community Radio station; All FM. 


In late 2019, Shaun Bennett joined as Station Director and together they developed the idea, launching the station 

on the 1st of May 2020.


Rockingham Radio has been set up with a mission statement to educate, enhance and entertain the community 

of the Dearne Valley and the world beyond. Shows are currently presented by a large, dedicated team of presenters, writing and producing shows from home, delighting and entertaining a growing band of listeners. 


We have lots of ideas for the future of Rockingham Radio, both online and working within the community, we hope 

you’ll join us on our exciting journey.

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Shaun Bennett

Shaun is a director of Rockingham Media. Joining initially, to help project manage and accelerate the roll-out, but quickly saw the potential impact it could make and committed so much more than the initial few hours per week. Having been a Special Constable and worked with the Army Cadet Force, Shaun is no stranger to helping others and giving support at a community level.

His current shows demonstrate his contrasting musical tastes as Shaun presents ‘Slow Down Saturday’ (and Sunday) with music to get you in the mood for relaxing and chilling out from the midday madness and he is also working on a couple of special feature shows that will appear in coming weekend slots

Shaun is also a qualified and permitted drone pilot and has his own business offering a range of drone related services called Digital Perspective

Rob Sadler

Robert is a Director of Rockingham Media. Joining initially as a radio presenter, he quickly got involved in several projects and assisting in the running of the Radio Station. Having many years Managerial experience, working Globally in the online Gaming industry, he has lots of experience in development and project work. 

His current Radio show is the result of a lifetime passion for Rock and Blues music. He is currently working on several ideas for new shows and developing his interviewing skills.

Due to work commitments, Robert is currently based in Malta. He is a passionate Yorkshireman and is thrilled to be part of a project to benefit the people of the Dearne Valley and beyond.  He has his own website samuelpeeps.

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What data do we collect?

Rockingham Media CIC collects the following data: Personal identification information (Name, email address, phone number, etc.)


How do we collect your data?

You directly provide Rockingham Media CIC with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback 

on any of our message boards or via email. Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies. Submit requests through text message or direct messaging apps  Rockingham Media 

CIC may also receive your data indirectly from the following sources: Facebook Twitter Instagram or other social media platforms that may be introduced


How will we use your data?

Rockingham Media CIC collects your data so that we can:Keep you informed about new presenters and shows. Announce special guests and events, Other adverts and promotions.


How do we store your data?

Rockingham Media CIC securely stores your data and is only accessible by officials of Rockingham media, that data is stored on password protected file on a password protected 

portable computer and backed up on a password protected cloud storage. Rockingham Media CIC will keep your information for the duration of time that you remain an active 

customer or user of our services and for a period of no more than six months after, in case you choose to return. Once this time period has expired, we will delete your data by 

permanently removing all references to it from our database and any back-up files.



Rockingham Media CIC would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always 

opt out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop Rockingham Media CIC from contacting you for marketing purposes or giving your data to other members of the Rockingham  

Media CIC Group. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click here.


What are your data protection rights?

Rockingham Media CIC would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Rockingham Media CIC for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Rockingham Media CIC correct any information you believe is inaccurate.

You also have the right to request Rockingham Media CIC to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Rockingham Media CIC erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Rockingham Media CIC restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Our Company’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Rockingham Media CIC transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, 

under certain conditions.


If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our e-mail: Or write to us: Rockingham Media CIC, Wath Hall, Church Street, Wath upon Dearne, S63 7RE


What are Cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect 

information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit


How do we use cookies?

Rockingham Media CIC uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including: Remembering your device and any information you provide us, and 

understanding how you use our website.


What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

Functionality – Rockingham Media CIC uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what 

language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.Advertising – Rockingham  Media CIC uses these cookies to collect information 

about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. Rockingham Media CIC sometimes 

shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This 

means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.


How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features 

may not function as a result.


Privacy policies of other websites

The Rockingham Media CIC website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another 

website, you should read their privacy policy.


Changes to our privacy policy

Rockingham Media CIC keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 9 January 2020.

How to contact us


If you have any questions about Our Company’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, 

please do not hesitate to contact us. Email us at: Or write to us at:

Rockingham Media CIC,

Wath Hall, Church Street,

Wath Upon Dearne,

South Yorkshire. S63 7RE


How to contact the appropriate authority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Rockingham Media CIC has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information 

Commissioner’s Office. Address: Information Commissioner’s Office Wycliffe House Water Lane Wilmslow Cheshire SK9 5AF

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