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Dotun Adebayo to host new show across BBC local radio network

The networked Sunday evening show on BBC local radio stations will be hosted by Dotun Adebayo. The new programme will feature community issues from around the UK, hosted from BBC Radio London.

Publication date: 20.10.2023

BBC Radio Devon’s David Fitzgerald leaving date confirmed

David Fitzgerald has thanked his BBC Radio Devon listeners for the cards he’s been sent and confirmed his leaving date.

Publication date: 13.10.2023

BBC Radio Cornwall’s Tiffany Truscott to leave her show

After hosting the evening show on BBC Radio Cornwall for the last five years, Tiffany Truscott has told listeners this is her last week presenting it.

Publication date: 10.10.2023

Schedules for BBC local stations in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire announced

Richard Stead will be the host of a new afternoon show on both Radio Humberside and Radio Lincolnshire.

Publication date: 10.10.2023

New management position for Terry Underhill at the BBC

Former Wireless and GMG’s Terry Underhill has been appointed into an Executive Editor role at the BBC. Terry joined the BBC at the beginning of September as  Executive Editor at BBC Radio Northampton and BBC Three Counties Radio.

Publication date: 09.10.2023

Shared afternoon programmes arrive at BBC local radio in the West Midlands

Presenters hosting the shared afternoons programmes across BBC local radio stations in the West Midlands have been revealed.

Publication date: 06.10.2023

Ex-BBC presenters lined up to join BRMB weekend schedule

Birmingham’s new BRMB is signing a number of ex-BBC midlands presenters for its weekend schedule, including Bob Brolly.

Publication date: 05.10.2023

Late Show host on BBC Radio in North, Steffen Peddie to leave

Steffen Peddie, is hosting his last week on the BBC Radio Newcastle and BBC Radio Tees Late Show.

Publication date: 03.10.2023

BBC Radio Nottingham’s Andy Whittaker is to leave the station

BBC Radio Nottingham’s Andy Whittaker has shared the news that his time at the BBC is coming to an end.

Publication date: 30.09.2023

BBC Hereford & Worcester’s Malcolm Boyden feels “awful” to leave show

Malcolm Boyden has told his BBC Hereford & Worcester listeners that it has been decided he'll no longer present his mid-morning show and he feels awful about it.

Publication date: 29.09.2023