Lauren Laverne to broadcast from Sage Gateshead

Lauren Laverne will broadcast her BBC Radio 6 Music show live from Sage Gateshead next weekend as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. Continue reading

In full: James Purnell’s radio speech to the EBU

James Purnell, Director of Radio & Education, has delivered his keynote speech to the EBU’s Truth and Power Conference, with revelations on the future of radio. Continue reading

NME returns with two radio station streams

NME is back in the radio game by launching two new radio services titled NME 1 and NME 2. Continue reading

Manchester radio ups game as Hits Radio arrives

As Key 103 becomes Hits Radio, other stations in the Manchester market are using the opportunity to entice new listeners to try them out. Continue reading

Hits Radio Manchester replaces Key 103

Bauer’s new national station, Hits Radio, has launched – replacing the Key 103 brand after almost 30 years. Continue reading

Bolton FM and Radio Tyneside get Queen’s Award

Community station Bolton FM in Greater Manchester and North East hospital station Radio Tyneside have been announced as recipients of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. Continue reading

Hits Radio added to London DAB radio multiplex

Hits Radio, the new near-national service from Bauer Media in Manchester, has launched in London with test transmissions. Continue reading