Independent radio

The Sound of ILR

1 October 2018

Some technical details of how Independent Local Radio sounds so different in 1977

Heartbreak on the line

30 January 2017

Radio Guide in May 1976 takes a look at late night ILR phone-ins

194 Radio City – new for ’82!

1 December 2014

Liverpool’s Radio City celebrates being #1 in 1982

ILR in 1977

24 November 2014

A look back at the first wave of ILR stations and where they are now

From a distance

30 November 2012

Nigel Stapley twirls the FM dial in the days when that meant silence or hiss

Former home of the Shock Jocks

27 November 2008

A past more interesting than the present

Tested to Destruction

22 June 2008

Survey slaves are killing radio’s originality

City Talk

9 April 2007

James Barrington remembers Liverpool’s Radio City

Launch Dates: Independent Local Radio

19 December 2006

The original contractors in the real ILR system

X marks the spot

1 January 2004

Darryl Chamberlain on an attempt to revolutionise radio

Spread South West

15 August 2001

Local radio makes its way down the Cornwall peninsular

Off Centre

15 August 2001

A sudden end to an ILR story


15 August 2001

The slow birth of a radio behemoth

GWR in trouble

15 August 2001

The slow death of a radio behemoth

Radio in Cornwall

15 August 2001

The slow arrival of radio in the south west

Golden Oldies

15 August 2001

The spread of a radio phenomena

As if by magic…

15 August 2001

Mike Brown’s personal view of AbracaDABra

From Downtown to out of town

15 August 2001

ILR hits northern Ireland.