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 playedLewis Capaldi, Noah Kahan, Teddy SwimsRadiomonitor
Launched11 April 1988
Former namesBBC Somerset Sound
BBC Somerset

Contact BBC Radio Somerset

Postal addressWinchester House
Deane Gate Av
+44 1823 323956
+44 845 303 1566
Official website

Social media

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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

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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