BBC Radio Somerset

The Sound of the County
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BBC Somerset, formerly BBC Somerset Sound, is the BBC Local Radio service for the shire county of Somerset and the Unitary Authorities of Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset, England.Wikipedia

Editorial areaSomerset
Most playedColdplay X BTS, Adele, Kylie Minogue And Years & YearsRadiomonitor
Audience figures50,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched11 April 1988
Former namesBBC Somerset Sound
BBC Somerset

Contact BBC Radio Somerset

Postal addressBroadcasting House
Park Street
+44 1823 323956
+44 845 303 1566
Official website

Social media

Twitter@bbcsomerset (63,350 followers) compare
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FacebookBBC Somerset (58,019 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

BBC Somerset celebrates turning 30 years old
RadioToday - published 11 April 2018, 3.01pm bst


Andy Bennett Presenter
Ben Coates Producer
Charlie Taylor Presenter
Chris Baxter Presenter
Claire Carter Presenter
Dave Gould Head of Music
Emma Rushton Producer
Geoff Barker Presenter
Joe Lemer Presenter
Keith Warmington Presenter
Martin Jones Journalist
Matt Faulkner Programme Manager/Controller
Nick Bull Managing Editor
Rachel Matthews Producer/Journalist
Richard Green Presenter
Rick Edwards Presenter
Sam Read Head of News
Sarah Kana-ah Producer
Shaun Tilley Presenter
Simon Parkin Presenter
Steve Yabsley Presenter
Tamsin Curnow Editor
Trudi Harris 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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