Olly Murs caught up in bomb scare with Lincs FM

Olly Murs found himself caught up in today’s bomb scare in Lincoln on his way to Lincs FM, so the station went to him instead. Presenter Joseph Begley and Head of Music Eddie Shaw set off to find him…

1 Xtra’s DJ Semtex resurfaces at Capital XTRA

DJ Semtex, who left BBC Radio 1 last month after 15 years on the network, has signed up for a new show on Capital XTRA. He’ll be on every Friday night, starting this weekend, with…

Mark Radcliffe to receive cancer treatment

BBC Radio 2 and 6 Music presenter Mark Radcliffe has told listeners he’s to take time off air while he is treated for cancer. He made the announcement during his Radio 2 Folk Show on Wednesday…

Charlie Sloth to leave BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra

BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra presenter Charlie Sloth is leaving the BBC after 10 years on-air. Charlie currently presents ‘The 8th‘ Monday to Thursday 9pm till 11pm and ‘The Rap Show’, for the networks, and…

Presenter Melvyn Prior flies the Lincolnshire flag

BBC Radio Lincolnshire mid-morning presenter Melvyn Prior has taken to the skies as part of the station’s celebrations for this year’s Lincolnshire Day. Melvyn was flying the Lincolnshire flag over…

BBC Radio Gloucestershire celebrates 30 years

BBC Radio Gloucestershire celebrates 30 years of broadcasting today, October 3, and is featuring a whole week of programmes looking back at memorable moments from the last three decades. BBC Radio…

Eighties are the new seventies at Pirate FM

Pirate 70s has been removed from DAB in Cornwall and replaced by a new sister station – Pirate 80s. UKRD is continuing to operate Pirate 70s but online only, whilst Pirate 80s has launched with…

Tony Blackburn is going on tour with Radio 2

BBC Radio 2’s Sounds Of The 60s is taking to the road in 2019 with a brand new live show hosted by Tony Blackburn. Featuring songs, stories and memories from the 60s performed live by the Sounds Of…

BBC to run 18 month hybrid radio trial with DTS

.Xperi’s DTS Connected Radio service is joining up with the BBC to run a hybrid radio trial for 18 months. During the trial, the BBC will provide metadata and content directly into the DTS ®…