New BFBS Gurkha Radio access in Warminster

Colonel James Robinson CBE (Colonel Brigade of Gurkhas) and Mr Nick Beer (Chief Development Officer Services Sound and Vision Corporation (SSVC)) attended the formal inauguration of the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) Gurkha Radio on 22nd May 2019 at Gurkha Company Tavoleto, Warminster.

All serving personnel and their families including the Nepalese community (Retired Gurkhas) living within the local area are delighted with the new service and enjoying listening to the Gurkha Radio. Although we are fulfilling our duties and roles in a different part of the world, this allows us to stay connected with our country, community and the Brigade of Gurkhas providing up to date news and all sorts of activities.

Major Chandra Bahadur Pun, (Officer Commanding) said; “We are very much grateful for those who supported to make this project a successful one, particularly Colonel Brigade of Gurkhas who supported us by sourcing the funding, Warminster Garrison management team who has permitted the use of this important piece of ground for the BFBS antenna, Mr Nick Beer the Chief Development officer of SSVC who provided all the equipment, my predecessor Major Prakash Gurung Officer Commanding Gurkha Company Tavoleto, who initiated this project by forwarding the business case and all those who supported behind the scenes.