9th April 2014
A lucky St Blazey woman claimed a cool £500 in cash - just by listening to Cornwall’s Pirate FM.
Christine Gibbs was the first winner of Pirate FM’s Big Cash Weekend, claiming the cash on Monday morning’s Breakfast show by correctly answered the phone with the name of that weekend’s featured artist – which was U2.
Christine already has plans for the pay-out, telling Breakfast Show presenters Neil and Tina: “I don't believe it!
“I will put the money towards a holiday”.
Christine also explained how easy it was to win the prize: “All I had to do was listen to Pirate FM over the weekend, at nine o'clock, 12 o'clock or three o'clock, identify the artists played and register online”.
Pirate FM’s Big Cash Weekend returns this weekend, with another £500 up for grabs. You can find out more here.
Posted by Winners Blog at 5:09pm
27th March 2014
A mum from from Nanstallon claimed £300 in cash, after correctly guessing Cornwall's Secret Sound!
Anita came into Pirate FM with her son to collect her prize from James Dundon, after she correctly guessed that the elusive sound was of someone plugging a USB flash drive into a computer.
Well done Anita! There's more chances to win with Cornwall's brand new Secret Sound, which you can hear every weekday at 7:20am with Neil & Tina at Breakfast. Click here for more details.
Posted by Winners Blog at 5:05pm
25th March 2014
A College Lecturer from Mevagissey is celebrating, after scooping a cool £1,000 on a popular radio competition.
Tate Richardson was picked at random to play Pirate FM's "£1,000 Minute", where he was challenged to answer 10 general knowledge questions in 60 seconds.
After breezing through the answers in record time, Tate was then given the option to double his money - all he had to do was answer one more to claim £2,000.
However, he decided to stick with his new-found wealth - walking away with a well-earned grand.
Speaking afterwards, Tate said: "It feels incredible - great privilege to be the first winner of 2014"
"I'm looking forward to a couple of stressful free months - my wife is certainly delighted also!"
The £1,000 Minute is part of Neil & Tina at Breakfast, and is played after 8am every weekday morning. More details can be found here.
Posted by Winners Blog at 3:28pm
17th January 2014
Posted by Winners Blog at 2:08pm
9th January 2014
Louise Brill from Porth became our latest big money winner, claiming £200 on Cornwall's Secret Sound!
She correctly guessed that our even easier Secret Sound, was the noise of someone feeding the dental floss out of a container.
Well done Louise. Here she is pictured collecting the cash from Pirate FM's studios in Cornwall, with Neil and Tina.
You could be our next winner! Check out the wrong answers to our latest Secret Sound here now!
Posted by Winners Blog at 3:01pm