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 playedJoy Crookes, Ed Sheeran, James BluntRadiomonitor
Audience figures93,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
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

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Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (193,193 followers) compare
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Caroline Robertson Presenter
Darren Milby Presenter
Gordon Swindlehurst Presenter
Harry King Presenter
Ian Timms Presenter
Joe Costin Presenter
John Mann Presenter
John Lipscombe Presenter
Katy Booth Journalist
Mark Elliott Head of News
Mike Zeller Presenter
Paul Braithwaite Presenter
Paul Newton Presenter
Richard Corrie Presenter
Richard Nankivell Presenter
Sally Moon Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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