Nation Radio North East: Darlington & Richmond

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Facts and stats

Nation Radio is a local radio station serving Darlington and Richmond.

The station has been in recent times known as Star Radio North East, Rathergood Radio and Vintage Music Radio before Helius Media Group reintroduced the Alpha brand in 2019.

Nation Broadcasting acquired the station in March 2020 and replaced Sun FM with Nation Radio North East in May 2024.

Editorial areaDarlington & Richmond
Launched30 November 1995
OwnerNation Broadcasting
National salesBauer Media Audio UK
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesA1FM
Alpha 103.2
103.2 Alpha FM
Alpha Radio
Durham FM
Star Radio (Durham)
Minster Northallerton
Star Radio (Northallerton)
Stray FM (Richmond only)
Star Radio
Rathergood Radio
Vintage Music Radio
Alpha Radio
Sun FM

Contact Nation Radio North East: Darlington & Richmond

Postal addressUnit 63-66T
Business & Innovation Centre
Sunderland Enterprise Park
Telephone+44 292 1414 100
Official website

Social media

Latest news stories

Rathergood Radio – requested story clarification
RadioToday - published 8 December 2017, 1.35pm gmt
Rathergood Radio’s FM frequencies off-air
RadioToday - published 7 December 2017, 2.02pm gmt
Star North East to rebrand as Rathergood Radio
RadioToday - published 10 July 2017, 2.36pm bst
Star Radio North East saved from closure
RadioToday - published 31 March 2017, 11.41am bst
Star Radio North East to cease transmission
RadioToday - published 28 March 2017, 9.45am bst


…at Nation Broadcasting

Jason Bryant Executive Chairman
Martin Mumford Managing Director
Neil Greenslade Group Programme Director

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