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Articles about BBC local radio

BBC Radio Merseyside

Published 22 November 2017

Celebrate 50 years of BBC Radio Merseyside with a trip back to their launch

Going local

Published 12 September 2016

The BBC Handbook for 1968 explains how BBC local radio is spreading

Hurricane Danny

Published 1 November 2012

BLOG: Danny Baker is lost

Thompson’s legacy

Published 14 March 2012

BLOG: Preparing to say goodbye to Mark Thompson

Obligatory showing of teeth

Published 23 January 2012

BLOG: Local radio is almost saved

Local letdown

Published 11 March 2011

It’s hard to know exactly what BBC management are thinking with their latest money-saving proposal to be made public, namely to replace some local radio broadcasts with a simulcast of…

The forgotten anniversary

Published 1 December 2007

Of all the broadcasting anniversaries we’ve been noting recently in these pages, there’s one that seems to have slipped by. It might seem a small thing, but it was actually…