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88.6 Island FM, Zakynthos’ English speaking radio station

Island FM transmits from the Greek island of Zakynthos. It’s the only English speaking radio station in the Ionian, broadcasting on 88.6 FM. It’s also available to listen to online. The station was founded in 2005, and is currently run by Station Manager, and breakfast host, Bobby Gee. It operates …

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Hollywood comes to Athens this weekend!

  This weekend Syntagma Square and roads leading to and from it, will be closed to allow filming of a joint Italian/American film to take place. The Hollywood film is Called Born to be Murdered, features John David Washington and is scheduled for release in 2020. Filming of Called Born to be …

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What does Brexit mean for you?

Everyone has been closely following the events of Brexit ever since the referendum in 2016. Many people are wondering what it will mean for them, especially those who have chosen to make their lives abroad in places such as Zakynthos. A series of events are currently being held for UK …

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Expats, vote this May!

Maria Drogitis from the Ionian Echo joined Bobby Gee on Island FM’s Breakfast show to inform listeners that she will be running  Nick Tsipiras  Municipality Council chairman under Candidate mayor Yannis Agalianos in the forthcoming May elections. Maria said “we will be dealing with administrators and people who care about …

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Stray cats and dogs and how to help

    Many holidaymakers and visitors to Zakynthos will, at some point, come across stray cats or dogs. Greece in general is a nation of animal lovers and whilst there are negative stories that are sometimes reported upon about animals – as it is all over the world – a …

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Greece is getting ready for a no-deal Brexit.

Greece is getting ready for a no-deal Brexit, focusing on measures that will allow Britons to continue to visit and live in the country as they currently do. With visitors from the U.K. being the second biggest source of tourism income, the country’s most important industry, the stakes couldn’t be …

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