bbc local radio

BBC Local Radio evening shows start returning

BBC local radio stations are starting to back local programmes to their evening schedules after the BBC DG Lord Hall announced plans to scrap the syndicated evening show last November.

BBC Local Radio to drop shared evening show

Director General Lord Hall has announced that locally-made evening programmes will return to stations across England, as the BBC also scraps £10m of planned cuts to Local Radio.

Tony Hall’s full speech at Gillard Awards 2017

Read BBC Director General's full speech about Local Radio at the 2017 Gillard Awards, including the announcement of a stop to budget cuts and the scrapping of the shared evening show across England.