Glastonbury Festival have released a statement condemning the proposed closure of the station.
It was announced this morning that the BBC is to close its superb 6 Music radio station as part of a cost-cutting shake-up. The station - and its DJs - have been huge supporters of Glastonbury, so we'd certainly like to do our bit to help them out now. We're also saddened at the closure of the BBC Asian Network, which has broadcast some great stuff from the Festival over the years.
We believe that the decision to close the stations is the wrong one. If you agree, then please email firstname.lastname@example.org to explain why you'll miss 6 and/or Asian Network or complete the Trust's BBC Strategy Review Online Survey. The BBC Trust will have to approve the closures and may yet refuse to do so if enough people show their support. A few minutes' effort could really make a difference.
These are cuts designed to placate the Tories & Rupert Murdoch, so if you live in a part of the country where you have a Tory MP, write to them & ask why Murdoch is helping shape the policies of a potential UK government as well as writing to the BBC. Of course write to your MP anyhow, but make the Tory ones answer your questions as this is no more than running scared of Rupert Murdoch.