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Make a Difference


Sharing details of help and support from organisations and individuals in your area who are working hard to make things easier for you.

Listen to the Make a Difference bulletins on your local BBC radio station every day and we’ll ensure more people stay connected.

Click here to upload your audio, images or video. It could be voice notes, stories of life during the pandemic or ways you are making a difference.

Upload your creative work (fiction, poetry, comedy, videos, podcasts or vlogs) via

See our Things To Do section for links and information from our colleagues across the BBC.

Make a Difference Awards

Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic your local BBC radio stations have been recording stories and working alongside some fantastic people who have given to their community; people who are trying to make a difference.

To celebrate this, some of our local BBC radio stations are hosting awards to say “Thank You”.

Click here to find out more about awards open in your area with details of how to enter.

Million pounds of work

Make a Difference is all about connecting you to help and support that is available in your area.

Million pounds of work and jobs is a Make a Difference campaign that aims to find millions of pounds worth of work in towns and cities across England.

Teams involved are sharing local job vacancies on air and online.

Click here to find out more about the campaign in areas local to you.


Click here to find contact details to get in touch directly with stations in Northern Ireland and Wales.

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