More football for Beacon Radio

Beacon Radio is increasing its football coverage this coming season. As well as commentaries on every Wolverhampton game, the GCap Media station will be providing commentary on all West Bromwich…

BBC 1Xtra borrows Radio 1 DJs

Trevor Nelson and Tim Westwood are to host new programmes on BBC 1Xtra, whilst continuing their Radio 1 shows. Nelson will takeover breakfast from October 8th with new signing Zena, a former member of…

New image for One Network

Gcap Media’s One Network is going through a re-brand both off and on-air. A new logo is gradually making its way across local radio stations, whilst a new jingle package created by Music4 in London is…

Hadley takes over Suggs show

Afternoon presenter Suggs is to leave Friday night Party Classics to make way for Virgin Radio's latest signing - Ex -Spandau Ballet front man Tony Hadley. Tony will take over hosting the show…

Tony Blackburn joins KMFM

In the same week that Tony Blackburn announces his departure from Classic Gold, RadioToday.co.uk can reveal he is to join kmfm for weekly syndicated show across Kent. The show will air each Sunday…

Pirate radio stations return

Two of the most popular pirate radio stations from the 1960's are coming back in August to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1967 Marine Offences act. The special programmes from Swinging…

Comedian for Merseyside show

Liverpool comedian Sean Styles is set to take over the mid-morning show on BBC Radio Merseyside. Sean currently hosts a Sunday show on the station with co-host and comedy partner Willie Millar, but he…

Summer Nights at BBC H&W

Andrew Easton is getting ready to host a new summer evening show on BBC Hereford & Worcester. The local show, each Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 7pm, will play album and chart hits from the…

New line-up at BBC Radio Wales

BBC Radio Wales is to start a new schedule from September 7th. Roy Noble will move his two-hour programme to the afternoon slot, whilst a new three-hour weekday morning magazine programme from 9am…

Beacon’s birthday celebrations

Shropshire's 103.1 Beacon Radio is celebrating 20 years of being on air this weekend. The GCap Media owned radio station launched on 14th July 1987, and to commemorate the stations birthday,…

Northants 96 brings magic alive

GCap Media's Northants 96 is celebrating the release of the new Harry Potter film today by getting hundreds of local schoolchildren together to read the first book in the series. Each youngster…

CN Group to network with TLRC

CN Group are to join forces with The Local Radio Company to network the weekly TLRC show "The Big Cash Quiz". The re-vamped show will expand in August, taking the number of stations airing…

Morning changes at Merseyside

Tony Snell is to take over BBC Radio Merseyside's breakfast show, following the recent departure of Simon O'Brien. Tony switches from mid-mornings and will start the new show at the end of…

More summer FUN on the radio

Digital station FUN Radio is to broadcast special programmes over the summer months, including an on-air book club and the seasonal return of kids favourite Basil Brush®. Basil will also be available…

Lianna joins TLRC for Late Show

Touch FM Coventry presenter Lianna Lawrence has been hired by The Local Radio Company to host the networked late show. The interactive programme will air on nearly 30 stations from August 12th. At the…

Live music at Resonance FM

London community radio station Resonance FM are to extend their live radio programmes to the stage at The Corsica Arts Studios every Sunday in July. The events give the listeners to opportunity to…

More Vaughan in the morning

Capital 95.8 breakfast presenter Johnny Vaughan will extend his breakfast show an extra hour from next week, RadioToday.co.uk can reveal. The first hour of the new 6-10am show will feature highlights…

GMG turns listeners into DJs

Century FM northeast is letting listeners co-host the breakfast show this week. The opportunity to let loyal listeners loose on the GMG station came as Lisa Shaw from the Scott and Lisa Breakfast Show…

Dominik swaps rock for talk

Dominik Diamond is joining UTV's talk107 to cover a number of programmes over the summer months, RadioToday.co.uk can reveal. He will co-host drivetime with regular presenter Heather Dee next…

Lovejoy joins BBC Five Live

Former Xfm and Virgin Radio presenter Tim Lovejoy is set to join BBC Radio Five Live to host the football phone in show 606. Lovejoy's first 606 show will be on Wednesday 8 August and he will…