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Podcast: David Kid Jensen with Trevor Dann

In the latest RadioToday podcast, Trevor Dann talks to Kid Jensen about his recent diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease, his continuing success on air and Mike Read's charity fundraising walk which he’s…

A new non-executive chair for Radiocentre

Howell James CBE, the former head of government communications and Political Secretary to the Prime Minister, is joining Radiocentre as its non-executive Chair.

Delux Radio jocks join rival United DJs instead

A long list of famous radio presenters who previously worked on Radio Luxembourg, including Mike Read, Rosko and DLT, have joined a different online station to one they were due to be part of.

New role for Matt Hancock in the Reshuffle

The Cabinet Reshuffle sees Matt Hancock MP become Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, replacing Karen Bradley MP who becomes Secretary of State for Northern Ireland.

Small Scale DAB radio consultation launched

A consultation with the aim of including community radio stations and local commercial stations on the DAB platform has been launched today by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport.

Connect FM leaves DAB due to price increase

Connect FM has disappeared from its local DAB multiplex because of a "very substantial price increase" from Arqiva, the station has told RadioToday. Connect FM was a launch partner on the multiplex…

Commercial radio formats to be scrapped

The government says it will bring in new rules on commercial radio formats as soon as possible - meaning stations will be free to change their music format without Ofcom approval.