The independent station, which has 672,000 weekly listeners, will be managed by Bauer’s Steve Parkinson, Group Managing Director of National Radio.
An alternative official body to represent radio stations not part of Radiocentre is being seriously considered, RadioToday understands.
Radio presenters rather than journalists are the biggest risk to landing their stations in court for defamation or contempt, according to a new book published this week.
Celador is adding Sam FM Bristol back to the local DAB multiplex in a bid to increase listenership to the service.
Tindle has appointed James Keen as new Pan Island Station Director for the company’s Channel Islands stations, Channel 103 in Jersey and 104.7 Island FM in Guernsey.
Global has announced that it will launch Capital Brighton on Monday 3rd September, following the purchase of the station earlier this year.
Ipswich will be served by two dedicated local commercial radio stations from today as Ipswich 102 launches on DAB.
Lancashire-wide station 2BR has been sold to Global and is set to become part of one of its national brands.
Radio is the fastest growing medium, with its 12.5% growth putting it ahead of the entire market including the internet, according to the latest Advertising Agency/WARC Expenditure Report.
Gethin Jones, co-host of the new Hits Radio Breakfast Show, will host the Drive to Digital 2018 – The Future of Radio conference in September.
The accounts for the first 18 months of talkSPORT ownership by News UK show profits have fallen sharply.
A recorded interview with Logan Paul was pulled during Charlie Sloth's show after Radio 1 said they don't feel it is right to broadcast it.
A radio news service set up four years ago has just celebrated delivering one million bulletins to subscribers.
Radio stations including Absolute 80s, Virgin and Radio 2 are among those airing special programmes as the 100th Now That's What I Call Music album is released.
Radio Ceredigion could become an extra transmitter set for national service Nation Radio if Ofcom re-awards current licence to Nation Broadcasting.
Chris Evans remains the BBC's highest paid radio presenter in the latest figures published by the corporation today.
Celador and Nation are once again fighting for another Bristol FM radio licence, but this time it's Sam vs JACK.
The MP for Kenilworth and Southam, Jeremy Wright QC, has been named as secretary of state for digital, culture, media and sport following Matt Hancock’s move.
A new position of "Head of Local Radio" at the BBC has been advertised today.
The charity thanks the public for helping to change the lives of disadvantaged children and young people across the UK.
The Scotland branch of the Radio Academy is holding a free event to discuss radio coverage of Scotland's game.
The Broadcasting Press Guild has elected Jake Kanter, executive editor of Business Insider, as its new chairman for a two-year term.
The Radio Independents Group - the trade association for UK audio production companies - has rebranded as AudioUK.
Radio stations in the North West of England have been put on alert that their services may be disrupted due to the fire on Winter Hill.
The new role for Helen Thomas replaces Controller of BBC English Regions, with David Holdsworth leaving the BBC this week after 34 years.
A new website has been set-up by voice-over Laura Shavin with the aim of making it easier to find singers with studios.
The Audio & Radio Industry Awards 2018 are now open for entries ahead of the event in Leeds on October 18th.
The BBC is releasing a new app for phones and tablets which will eventually replace the BBC iPlayer Radio audio app.
The annual digital radio event, Drive to Digital, will see Bob Shennan, Dee Ford and Margot James address delegates this year.
Radiocentre has welcomed new proposals from Ofcom to give radio stations greater flexibility in how they produce their output.
New proposals see bigger "Approved Areas" and more commitment to local news and information for commercial radio.
Dublin-based Communicorp Media has sold all of its seven radio stations in Bulgaria, according to local reports.
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.
Two of the five top 'Grand Awards' of the New York International Radio Festivals have gone to the UK this year, thanks to the BBC and TBI Media.
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.
NME is back in the radio game by launching two new radio services titled NME 1 and NME 2.
The BBC is not admitting defeat or ceasing to care about radio audience share, despite a newspaper report to the contrary.
Switzerland is the latest country to launch its own version of the Radioplayer platform, including web player and apps for iOS and Android.
Female employees occupy 37% of senior management roles across the industry. The BBC has the highest proportion of senior women (40%), followed by Bauer (39%) and Global (34%).
The first nine inductees into the Digital Radio Hall of Fame have been announced.
Town 102's radio broadcasting licence will be handed over to a new group and relaunch as Ipswich FM after a decision by Ofcom.
Somethin' Else has launched a new division called Sound Directions to deal with the creation of podcasts.
Absolute Radio is pairing afternoon show presenter Andy Bush with former breakfast co-host Richie Firth - to replace Dave Berry on the station's Hometime show.
Audioboom has secured more new funding of £4.5m from a mixture of current and new investors.
Stars of the radio industry including Noel Edmonds, Elvis Duran, Tony Blackburn and Ashley Tabor have contributed to a 40th birthday video for RadioToday founder and editor Roy Martin.
The former boss of BBC Radio, Tim Davie, is among those recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
The BBC has announced plans for new music studios in east London, which means the famous Maida Vale studios - home to many live radio performances - will close.
London digital station Thames Radio is to be rebranded as Nation Radio, ahead of the launch of the brand in Scotland.
Key Radio has arrived on 1152 in Manchester, following Key 103's change to Hits Radio.
As Key 103 becomes Hits Radio, other stations in the Manchester market are using the opportunity to entice new listeners to try them out.