Welcome to Radio Cracker, Ballymena's Only Charity Radio Station

Radio Cracker did not broadcast live shows on FM radio in 2020 due to Covid-19 Social Distancing restricitons.

However we did broadcast new pre-recorded shows online, hosted by some of our presenters, and you can listen to these all year round.

Listen to All 2020 Radio Cracker Shows

The total amount raised by donations up to 24th December 2020 is £12,000

This money will be distributed to selected charities with an emphasis on Covid-19 aid in developing countries.

We thank everyone for their continued support in these challenging times.

Stay Safe & we hope to be back on air in 2021.

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Radio Cracker Mixcloud

Our 2020 Covid-19 Socially Distanced pre-recorded shows will be available to listen any time, anywhere on Mixcloud.

Featured 2020 Radio Cracker Shows

Listen to All 2020 Radio Cracker Shows

Radio Cracker Facebook Page

Amazon Smile

If you're spending your Christmas money on Amazon, why not consider supporting Radio Cracker at the same time
Purchase Amazon products via Amazon Smile, and Radio Cracker will receive a donation.
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Missonary volunteer worker treating timber alongside African locals

About Radio Cracker

We are a volunteer run radio station founded in 1991 broadcasting annually for the 4 weeks leading up to Christmas.

Due to Covid-19 Social Distancing Restrictions there will be no live broadcasts, events or shop in 2020.

We will be broadcasting a number of prerecorded shows online hosted by Radio Cracker presenters.


Volunteer with Radio Cracker to Help Others

With Covid-19 social distancing restrictions, we are not running any events in 2020, so do not require volunteers.

You can still contact us if you would like to help in the future.

If you wold like further information or would like to get involved with Radio Cracker, please contact us.

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Local Presenters

For the Radio Cracker 2020 socially distanced broadcast, our local presenters have prerecorded shows.

Local Primary Schools

Due to Covid-19 restrictions there will be no school choir performances in 2020, but you can still listen again to the 2019 recordings.


We have raised over £1.5 million since 1991, helping needy and desperate people throughout the world. If you can spare anything to help us help others, it would be so gratefully received.