Darlington-based Star Radio North East has announced plans to go on digital radio, move its studios Durham and launch a second service for York.
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A format change request to split Star Radio North East's licences has been approved by Ofcom.
Star Radio North East owner UKRD has reached an agreement with View TV Group to transfer ownership of the radio station.
Darlington-based Star Radio is to close and hand its licence back to Ofcom.
Former Radio 1 presenter and Garrison Radio boss Mark Page is to present Drive on Star Radio North East next week.
Former Star Radio North East Saleswoman Dawn Carney has lost an employment tribunal against her former boss John Clayton and UKRD.
Across the UK, 90% of the population are tuning in to radio, meaning 48.1 million adults listen each week.
Ofcom has not upheld a complaint by a former employee at Star Radio North East after a presenter made a joke of her joining a rival station.
Former Radio Aire and Real Radio breakfast presenter David Ditchfield is joining Star Radio but admits it's like dropping to League One.
UKRD station Star North East is to try ten different music formats in ten days in order to find something different for listeners.