From the Radio Today Site
Ed Doolan to cut hours at WM
08:09PM, 22 Feb 2011
BBC WM lunchtime presenter Ed Doolan has told listeners he’s planing to step down from hosting a daily show later this year.
MistaJam show turns dubstep
07:51PM, 22 Feb 2011
Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s weekly show presented by MistaJam is to become a dedicated showcase for everything new in the world of dubstep and bass.
Aire launches £30k wedding
11:19PM, 21 Feb 2011
Bauer’s Leeds station Radio Aire is celebrating its upcoming 30th birthday with a £30,000 wedding giveaway.
Perth FM merges with Heartland
11:07PM, 21 Feb 2011
Scottish radio station Perth FM has been taken over by the owners of neighbouring Heartland FM and both stations merged.
Rising Stars of 2011 wanted
10:57PM, 21 Feb 2011
The organisers of this year’s Sony Radio Academy Awards have opened the entries for the Rising Star Award 2011.
Garrison starts 10th station
03:46PM, 21 Feb 2011
Army broadcaster Garrison Radio has launched a service in Woodbridge, Suffolk – meaning it now reaches 10 different bases in the UK.
Breaches for two more stations
12:37PM, 21 Feb 2011
Two more community radio stations – Brick FM in Scotland and OnFM in Hammersmith – have had breaches recorded against their licences by Ofcom.
Jack and Glide match strangers
12:03PM, 21 Feb 2011
Oxford radio stations Jack FM and Glide FM are running a ‘2 Strangers and a Wedding’ competition to find a pair of listeners willing to get married having never met before.
Radio Festival dates announced
11:13AM, 21 Feb 2011
The dates for the annual radio industry festival have been announced, once again taking place in Salford Quays.
BBC Derby celebrates 40 years
06:35PM, 20 Feb 2011
Tours behind the scenes of the BBC’s headquarters in Derby are being offered to help celebrate the 40th birthday of BBC Radio Derby.
From the Guardian Newspaper Site
Radio review: Radio 2
Holiday cover has stepped in at Radio 2 – and Vanessa Feltz clearly had first-day nerves covering for Jeremy Vine
- Elisabeth Mahoney
- The Guardian, Tuesday 22 February 2011