As Key 103 becomes Hits Radio, other stations in the Manchester market are using the opportunity to entice new listeners to try them out.
Bauer's new national station, Hits Radio, has launched - replacing the Key 103 brand after almost 30 years.
Entries are now open for the third UK Community Radio Awards which will takes place in September.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Commercial Radio has elected three new Co-Chairs from the three main UK political parties, confirming cross-party support for radio.
Independent radio production company The Rubber Chicken is making a new daily podcast for ITV during this year's series of Love Island.
Hits Radio, the new near-national service from Bauer Media in Manchester, has launched in London with test transmissions.
Ofcom is starting a consultation on a request from Original 106 to change its Format to appeal to more people in North East Scotland.
Absolute Radio 70s is coming off DAB in London and being removed from its slot on Sky TV too.
KISS presenters Melvin and Pandora will jointly host this year’s Audio and Radio Industry Awards in Leeds.
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, has endorsed “Local Radio Day” and commended the initiative; which is now in its third year.
Wireless Group has launched a new in-house digital audio production unit titled Wireless Studios.
A new awards event has been launched to help celebrate radio and audio created by 8 to 18-year-olds.
Arqiva has announced the Sound Digital Limited national DAB multiplex is to expand to an extra four million people.
Audioboom has withdrawn its proposed takeover of Triton Digital, the company has announced in a trading update.
A new music festival - BBC Music Introducing LIVE 18 - has been announced by the BBC Director of Radio Bob Shennan today at the Radio Festival.
The BBC is continuing its long relationship with INRIX by signing a new three-year contract for the supply of travel news across the UK.
BBC and commercial radio to join forces for the first time in Mental Health Minute broadcast.
The full line-up for this year’s Radio Festival is now revealed, with BBC Radio 1’s Charlie Sloth and MP, Damian Collins, added to the bill.
The final line-up for Radio Audio Week has now been announced and includes the Radio Festival, Radiocentre's Tuning In conference and the British Podcast Awards.
London AM and DAB station Love Sport has asked Ofcom for permission to change its format - and remove the requirement to specifically cover business, finance and entertainment news.
Chris Evans will present a live Saturday morning show from Windsor, while Radio 4 and 5 live team up for commentary of the wedding.
UKRD's Local Radio Day has attracted the support of all 39 BBC Local Radio stations this year.
30 second commercials will be added to BBC podcasts for listeners around the world as part of the deal with Acast.
Sunderland station Sun FM has been sold by UKRD and is now owned by Wales-based Nation Broadcasting.
Radio's importance in public debate will be covered in a session featuring Vanessa Feltz, Nigel Farage and Julia Hartley-Brewer at next month's Radio Festival in London.
YOUR Radio is not closing down as previously announced after two offers were made to save the station.
Digital Radio UK is bringing back the Drive to Digital conference for another year - on Tuesday 25 September.
Major changes are heading to Bauer's Big City Network in June, including a new national station called Hits Radio broadcasting from Manchester.
Dumbarton based YOUR Radio is to close at the end of the month after 18 years on-air unless a last-minute buyer can be found.
Dave Berry and Margot James MP announced as speakers for Radiocentre’s Tuning In 2018 conference
Audio company Wisebuddah has launched a new service representing singers as part of its Voices division.
Ofcom says listeners are not ready to give up on AM just yet, but has agreed to let Bauer close or reduce the power of 17 transmitters across England and Scotland.
Ofcom is to re-advertise the FM commercial radio licence for Ceredigion after the current owner decided not to utilise the fast track re-licensing process.
More sessions and special guests announced for this year's Radio Festival, including Gillian Reynolds and Cerys Matthews.
Ofcom has issued its first Broadcasting Code breach warning to the BBC after taking over as regulator for the corporation.
Gem 106 has been found guilty of not sticking to strict rules when running a competition with a £2,200 prize during the breakfast show.
The new "Jack with a twist" national radio station promised by Oxis Media last year appears to be an alternative version of Jack 3.
The final two transmitters forming part of the historic local DAB coverage expansion programme have come into operation.
Figures revealed by Global show a gender pay gap of 34.5% - compared to 13.9% at Bauer Media UK.
After 11 years at Heart, Luis Clark is leaving Global.
BBC 6 Music presenter Lauren Laverne has been announced as the host for this year's Radio Festival, taking place in London on 15th May.
The regulator Ofcom has updated its definition of 'new music' as part of the operating licences which set out how much Radio 1 and Radio 2 have to play during daytime hours.
The Guardian's Head of Audio, Jason Phipps, is heading back to the BBC to be the corporation's first Commissioning Editor of Podcasts.
Xperi has successfully completed RadioDNS compliance testing for its DTS Connected Radio platform.
The latest version of the Myriad playout software has been released, with an emphasis on real-time information for presenters.
Sandy Warr took home the IRN Gold Award at the IRN Awards 2018 for her outstanding contribution to commercial radio spanning 30 years.
Chelmer Radio is planning to start streaming with a full schedule this year and promising to bring local radio back to the area.
Nicholas Parsons was honoured at the BBC Radio & Music Awards this week, which took place at the BBC Radio Theatre in London.
The talking points from Radiodays Europe includes smart speakers taking over the world, the death of DAB and even the end of radio as we know it.
A new report from @global says advertising in podcasts represents an untapped opportunity.