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More than 75 radio stations to participate in Local Radio Day

Over 75 local radio stations have confirmed their participation in Local Radio Day 2017. The day itself, 26th May, brings together radio stations from across the sector to celebrate local radio and the communities it serves and the number taking part is well up on last years’ inaugural event.

Star Radio North East Saved from Closure

UKRD has today announced that it has reached agreement with the View TV Group to sell them Star Radio North East, thus ensuring that its future is secured.

Over 50 radio stations to participate in Local Radio Day

Over fifty radio stations have now confirmed they will participate in this years’ Local Radio Day event. On the day itself, the 26th May, “proper” local radio stations will celebrate local radio engagement in the areas and communities they areproud to be a part of and broadcast to.

UKRD Announces new MD for Wessex FM

UKRD has confirmed that Rick Simmonds has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Wessex FM and will take up his post in early March.

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Local Radio Day date announced for 2017

The date for this year’s Local Radio Day has been confirmed as Friday the 26th May.

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David Jensen and Pat Sharp sign to UKRD's My Music Radio

Commercial radio operator, UKRD Group, this week launches a new radio brand, My Music Radio. Broadcasting nationally on free App, online at mymusicradio.co.uk and on DAB multiplexes in the South East, South West and North Yorkshire along with the small-scale DAB multiplex covering the city of Cambridge.

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UKRD Teases “My Music Radio” with Elton Competition

Radio operator, UKRD, has launched a “holding page” web-site for My Music Radio which teases the launch of the new national digital radio station scheduled for mid-November by allowing potential listeners the opportunity to win tickets for an Elton John concert in Germany in the summer of 2017.

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UKRD launches Encore Radio

UKRD's brand new national radio station dedicated to Musical Theatre launches today.

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UKRD Takes Cautious View on Further De-regulation

UKRD Group, the privately owned operator of 16 local commercial radio stations across England, has confirmed that it is urging a cautious response to recent calls for further de-regulation to Ofcom and is to make representations to the industry regulator and politicians shortly.

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UKRD’s Production team recognised at the 2016 Vox Awards

UKRD’s Senior Imaging Producer Adam Venton has won the ‘Best use of music’ award at the 2016 Vox Awards.

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UKRD launches Encore Radio

UKRD's brand new national radio station dedicated to Musical Theatre launches today.

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Star Radio North East Saved from Closure

UKRD has today announced that it has reached agreement with the View TV Group to sell them Star Radio North East, thus ensuring that its future is secured.