Giving Tuesday - 26 hours of Community Radio on shmuFM

Station House Media Unit’s shmuFM is kicking off its first ever Giving Tuesday at 9am on 27th November with 26 hours of live community radio broadcasting.

Date added: 20/11/2018

shmu Loves Local

Given the impact on the economy from the Coronavirus pandemic, local businesses need as much help as they can get at this time. In response to this an innovative new digital marketing project aimed at promoting Aberdeenshire’s town centres, supporting businesses and encouraging communities to ‘love local’ has been launched.  

The initiative is being led by Aberdeenshire Council and funded through an £80,000 investment from the Scottish Government’s Scotland Loves Local Fund which is managed by Scotland’s Towns Partnership.  

Date added: 02/03/2021

Funding award will see return of music-making to shmu

shmu has been awarded £30,000 in funding from Creative Scotland’s Youth Arts Access Fund to reinstate music programmes for young people throughout the organisation.

The new ‘Making Waves’ project at shmu will support a range of opportunities, including one-to-one and group music-making for young people aged 11-25.

Date added: 23/02/2021

shmu-led consortium awarded £300k

A consortium bid led by shmu on behalf of Culture Aberdeen has secured £300,000 of funding from Creative Scotland’s Culture Collective programme, which aims to provide an opportunity for organisations to explore and test new models of cultural engagement and participation and to learn from each other.

Date added: 18/02/2021

shmu awarded funding from new Creative Communities Programme

shmu is one of nearly 40 organisations around Scotland to have been awarded funding from Inspiring Scotlands new Creative Communities Programme, which will support the development of grassroots creative and cultural initiatives. 

Date added: 03/11/2020

Moving Image Arts: AS Level Film Course

Shmu will once again deliver the AS Level Moving Image Arts course for the 20/21 academic year.

Date added: 05/08/2020

Shmu hosts Aberdeenshire Council apprenticeship media event

Shmu’s HQ in Woodside, Aberdeen, hosted Aberdeenshire Council’s media announcement that over 300 pupils from the area’s secondary schools have gained Foundation Apprenticeships. The event was held on Tuesday 4th August.

As an SQA-accredited centre, shmu played an integral role by helping deliver Foundation Apprenticeships to 40 young people from four schools. 

Date added: 04/08/2020

shmu receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

shmu has been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK - the equivalent to an MBE.

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service recognises outstanding work done by volunteer groups in their local communities and was established in 2002 to celebrate the Queen’s Golden Jubilee. 

Date added: 02/06/2020

Tell Us campaign up and running

Due to the current Coronavirus outbreak, our organisation has had to adapt the way that we share information and celebrate the regeneration areas and other vulnerable communities at this challenging time and as a result we have established the Tell Us campaign.

Date added: 24/04/2020
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