BBC Radio Cumbria

The Sound of Cumbria
British radio stations

Listen to BBC Radio Cumbria

You can hear BBC Radio Cumbria on FM, Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

BBC Radio Cumbria is a local public service radio station for Cumbria broadcasting from Carlisle.

From December 1st 2021, BBC Radio Cumbria became the final BBC local radio station to launch on DAB Digital Radio across North & West Cumbria and in South Cumbria on the Morecambe Bay multiplex.

Editorial areaCumbria
Most playedTexas, James Blunt, Miley CyrusRadiomonitor
Launched24 November 1973
Former namesBBC Radio Carlisle

Contact BBC Radio Cumbria

Postal addressAnnetwell Street
+44 1228 592444
+44 800 111 4950
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBC_Cumbria (61,021 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (215,092 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (129,439 followers) compare
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Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.


Caroline Robertson Presenter
Darren Milby Presenter
Gordon Swindlehurst Presenter
Harry King Presenter
Helen Millican Presenter
Helen Millican Presenter
Helen Millican Presenter
Ian Timms Presenter
Joe Costin Presenter
John Lipscombe Presenter
John Mann Presenter
Katy Booth Journalist
Mark Elliott Head of News
Mike Zeller Presenter
Paul Newton Presenter
Paul Braithwaite Presenter
Richard Nankivell Presenter
Richard Corrie Presenter
Sally Moon Presenter

…at BBC

Amol Rajan Media Editor
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson Non-Executive Director
Beth Parsons Broadcast Journalist, BBC Look North Yorkshire
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director
Charlotte Moore Chief Content Officer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Dame Elan Closs Stephens Member for Wales
Deborah Turness CEO of News and Current Affairs
Gautam Rangarajan Group Director of Strategy and Performance
Glyn Isherwood Chief Operating Officer (2)
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
Ian Hargreaves Non-Executive Director
June Sarpong Director of Creative Diversity
Ken MacQuarrie Director of Nations & Regions
Kerris Bright Chief Customer Officer
Leigh Tavaziva Chief Operating Officer
Richard Sharp Chairman
Robbie Gibb Member for England
Shirley Garrood Non-Executive Director
Sir Nicholas Serota Senior Independent Director
Steve Morrison Member for Scotland
Tim Davie Director General
Tom Fussell CEO - BBC Studios

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