Play Pounds for a Sound with Isle of Wight Radio!

Have you heard our new feature on Isle of Wight Radio? We’ve teamed up to offer listeners the chance to win cash by playing our brand new game – Pounds for a Sound!

You can listen to the game live on air, weekdays in the morning at 8.20am and again at around 5pm, as well as weekends at 10.20am – all you need to do to win is tell the presenter what you think the mystery sound is which is being played.

When the presenter announces that the lines are open, just text the word RADIO to 66777 and make sure to include your name but not your guess*^.

You can find the current list of incorrect answers and hear the mystery sound for yourself over on Isle of Wight Radio’s website.

* Terms and conditions apply, see below for the full terms.
^ Texts charged at your standard network rate.

Terms and conditions:

  • All Isle of Wight Radio standard terms and conditions for competitions apply, along with additional terms and conditions as stated below. If any terms and conditions conflict, those stated below take precedent.
  • To enter ‘Pounds for a Sound’, text 66 777, starting your message with ‘RADIO‘ followed by your name ONLY. Texts are charged at your standard network rate.
  • You may also pre-register at
  • Lines for text entries will be announced as open and then closed by the presenter. No calls or texts are accepted outside of these times and any received will be discounted.
  • You must not attempt to give us your answer unless asked by the presenter.
  • If you are randomly selected to play, you must identify the mystery sound from the clip as played on air. Should you correctly identify the mystery sound, you will win the cash prize.
  • You have only one guess. The presenter will take your first guess only. Should this be incorrect, you will need to re-register to play again and will win nothing.
  • The correct answer to be accepted will be written on a card held by the presenter. Only this answer will be accepted with no variation.
  • If you fail to answer your phone when we call you, we will move on and call the first reserve.
  • You may be any age to enter, but those under the age of 18 require parental consent to play and to redeem the prize.
  • You must reside in the UK.
  • You may only register once per fortnight. After you have played your entry will be deleted and you will need to reregister for another chance to play.
  • These terms and conditions are subject to change and amendment at any time at Isle of Wight Radio’s discretion.