Bauer Media has bought Midlands radio group Orion, bringing the total number of stations it owns to 71.
Documents made public by the Competition Commission confirm both Bauer Media and Orion Media tabled bids for GMG Radio before it was sold to Global Radio. (more…)
Whilst much of the country was brought to a stand-still this week as heavy snowfall caused widespread disruption across Britain, commercial radio came into its own. (more…)
Free Radio presented three-quarters of a million pounds to West Midlands charities on Saturday night at Live 2012, the station's annual music event. (more…)
Ed Sheeran played a secret gig just for Free Radio listeners and was joined on stage for a surprise appearance by Example. (more…)
Listeners to Orion stations in the West Midlands collectively raise £1.5m by walking.
Another fund-raising event from the guys at Free Radio in Wolverhampton.
Orion creates own local three-licence AM network to replace Global Radio's Gold brand.
A caged dancing hamster says Set Yourself Free in the Midlands.
Heart and Capital owner has 15 nominations, Bauer has 13 and Absolute 11.
Orion station gets Prime Minister's backing for promoting job opportunities.
Bauer and GMG Radio take three prizes each with Orion picking up two.
Midlands stations BRMB, Mercia, Wyvern and Beacon are set Free.
Radio Today talks to UTV, Orion and Celador about their upcoming rebrands.
JD went back in time to look after classes at a local school.
Group shortlisted 8 times, while Bauer has 4 nominations and Global has 2.
Drive time presenter starts fundraising challenge for Alzheimer's Society.
CEO talks to Radio Today about rebrand plans for BRMB, Mercia, Beacon and Wyvern.
Orion Media to rename four stations to Free Radio in April 2012.
Sam and Mark sign up for ITV1 reality series starting this week.