Over half of the local radio stations operated by the BBC in the UK have submitted entries for the Station Of The Year Award at this years Frank Gillards. Nominations will be announced on October 9th with the ceremony taking place in Birmingham on November 24th.
The Station of the Year title is currently held by BBC Radio Manchester but is being challenged by 20 other stations including BBC London.
There are the usual big fields for best Breakfast Programme — 26 entries — and Programme Presenter — 27 entries — and a doubling of entries for the Outstanding Contribution To BBC Local Radio awards, which in this anniversary year covers outstanding contributions in any of the four decades of BBC Local Radio's existence.
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