RAJAR Q1 2018: Heart grows bigger than Radio 1

Heart has overtaken BBC Radio 1 in terms of weekly reach for the very first time - making it the first commercial radio brand to ever have more listeners than the historic BBC station.

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.