BBC Radio Cumbria

The Sound of Cumbria
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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 playedTeddy Swims, Shaboozey, DashaRadiomonitor
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
FacebookBBC Cumbria (34,930 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.


Billy Hui Presenter
Billy Hui Presenter
Chris Rick Managing Editor
Darren Milby Presenter
Helen Millican Presenter
Ian Timms Presenter
John Lipscombe Presenter
Jonathan Morrell Managing Editor
Katy Booth Journalist
Mark Elliott Head of News
Mike Zeller Presenter
Stephanie Finnon 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
Tom Glenwright Producer

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