shmu (pronounced shmoo) is a dynamic Community Media Unit that supports residents in the seven regeneration areas of Aberdeen in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital access. The organisation also has a employability and training arm. As a community-managed, needs-led organisation, shmu 's mission is to support its communities to reclaim the media.
shmu's activities include:
shmuFM broadcasts a variety of issue-based, music and community programming on 99.8FM. shmuFM offers training and support to volunteers so they produce and present their own radio shows. You'll find our full schedule of live shows and more information about shmuFM on our radio page , or click here to listen live .
shmuTV offers training and support for all stages of the film-making process, from script to screen. If you want to find out about making your own video or film-making, then visit our video page where you can find the latest news and full details of our training programmes and projects.
shmuDESIGN supports our communities to produce their own magazines to reflect the issues and concerns of their area and also to celebrate and share good news stories. To see the latest editions of our magazines visit our print page .
shmu ONLINE has creating a Wi-Fi enabled infrastructure that serves the neighbourhood of Middlefield and provides community members with a fast and free wireless Internet connection wherever they are in the community. We are also building a Community Portal which all users will be directed through that will offer access to information, services and advice. Click on the wi-fi page to find out more about this exciting new initiative.
shmuTRAIN is a 10 year, £2.4million initiative, which will support 14-19yr olds who are in, or likely to fall into, the MCMC category in the city into a positive destination. The initiative delvers to programmes of work; Early Interventions (14-16yrs), and Positive Transitions (16-19yrs).
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 01224 515013.