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UKRD Broadcasts Titanic Easter Message

This Easter Sunday, UKRD Group stations across the country will broadcast a special “Easter Message” as the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanicapproaches.

Plans for a new community focussed service from Eagle Radio take shape

With just a few days to go until the official launch of “EAGLE EXTRA” the exciting new radio station for Surrey and North East Hampshire, more details are being released about its look and sound.

Double 2012 Sunday Times Success for UKRD Group

UKRD Group is celebrating the announcement that it has been recognised twice in the latest Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For 2012 lists, with confirmation that they have retained, for the second year running, their first place in the listings and also, that their Chief Executive Officer, William Rogers, has been named as 2012 Sunday Times “Best Leader” of a mid-sized Top 100 company.

UKRD “Extra-ordinary” Three Star Company 2012

For the third year in a row, private radio operator, UKRD Group, has been accredited as an “extra-ordinary” Three Star company to work for by independent employee assessment organisation, Best Companies.

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UKRD Acquires Licence Number 19

UKRD Group has increased the number of licences it operates across England to nineteen following its acquisition this week of Fresh Radio, the local station covering the Yorkshire Dales, and cemented its position as the country’s fourth largest operator of commercial radio licences.

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UKRD Scoops West Country Business Award

Private radio operator, UKRD Group, has been named as “West Country Employer of the Year” at a ceremony in Cornwall.

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UKRD Boss to Speak at CIPD National Conference

UKRD’s Chief Executive, William Rogers, has been invited to address a session at the national conference of The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development in Manchester next month.

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Profits up at UKRD

Private radio operator, UKRD Group, has announced increased operating profits for the last year, up 1% on the previous year and delivering almost £1.4m to group coffers.

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Largest grouping of radio operators yet declare DAB is not right platform for local commercial radio

Responses to Ofcom’s consultation on DAB transmission build out shows clear and growing support amongst owners and operators of local commercial radio for the dumping of DAB as the future platform for local commercial radio in the UK. The consultation has prompted operators to publicly declare, for the first time in such significant numbers, that DAB is not an appropriate platform for local commercial radio delivery.

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UKRD to end six day working for on air staff

Private radio operator, UKRD Group, has announced that it is to end, from October 1st, the requirement placed on some presenters and journalists to work six days a week.

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Nation Broadcasting Acquires Sun FM

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


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.