BBC Radio Lancashire

The Sound Of Lancashire & All The Music You Love
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BBC Radio Lancashire is the BBC Local Radio service for the county of Lancashire, in North West England. It began as BBC Radio Blackburn on 26 January 1971 on 96.4FM, then adding 854 kHz AM in 1972 and changing to its current name on 4 July 1981.Wikipedia

Editorial areaLancashire
Most playedABBA, Joy Crookes, Coldplay X BTSRadiomonitor
Audience figures164,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched26 January 1971
Former namesBBC Radio Blackburn

Contact BBC Radio Lancashire

Postal address26 Darwen Street
+44 1254 262411
+44 800 783 3583
Official website

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Radio Lancashire’s Graham Liver films life in lockdown
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Allan Beswick Presenter
Andy Bayes Journalist
Dan Jewell Sports Presenter
Emma Sweeney Presenter
Gerald Jackson Presenter
Glen Hunt Presenter
Graham Liver Presenter
Hayley Kay Presenter
Jacquie Williams Producer
Joe Wilson Presenter
John Gillmore Presenter
Leanne Bayes Presenter
Linda McDermott Presenter
Mike West Presenter
Nishma Hindocha Presenter
Phil Cunliffe Journalist
Sean McGinty Presenter
Sharon Hartley Presenter
Stephen Lowe Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Steve Royle 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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