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Digital Pop-Up Radio Stations for Christmas

Commercial radio operator, UKRD Group, has today announced that it will be launching ten digital pop-up Christmas radio stations this year.

Hancock Endorses and Commends “Local Radio Day”

Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock, has endorsed “Local Radio Day” and commended the initiative; which is now in its third year.

BBC Local Radio joins forces with charitable and commercial stations across the UK to celebrate Local Radio Day on 25 May

For the first time, all 39 BBC Local Radio stations will be taking part in Local Radio Day. On Friday 25 May, BBC Local Radio will join forces with other charitable and commercial radio stations across the UK to celebrate what local radio means to the communities it serves.

Nation Broadcasting Acquires Sun FM

UKRD station, Sun FM, based in Sunderland, has been acquired by Nation Broadcasting.

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Nation Broadcasting joins Local Radio Day Initiative

Nation Broadcasting, with its five local radio stations in Wales; Bridge FM Radio, Swansea Bay Radio, Radio Carmarthenshire, Radio Pembrokeshire and Radio Ceredigion will participate in this year’s Local Radio Day.

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Local Radio Day date announced for 2018

The date for this year’s ARIA Award Winning “Local Radio Day” has been confirmed as Friday the 25th May.

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UKRD Launches News Service for Amazon Alexa

Private Radio operator, UKRD Group, has today launched a locally focussed news service specifically designed for Amazon’s Echo, and Alexa enabled Fire Tablet and Fire TV devices.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Nation Broadcasting Acquires Sun FM

UKRD station, Sun FM, based in Sunderland, has been acquired by Nation Broadcasting.

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Local Radio Day date announced for 2018

The date for this year’s ARIA Award Winning “Local Radio Day” has been confirmed as Friday the 25th May.