FM Stations

FM

BBC Radio 2
88.0 – 90.2  BBC Radio 2

BBC, national. Adult Contemporary and Easy Listening, with Specialist programming in the evenings and weekends. Presenters include Chris Evans at breakfast.
Frequencies : FM 89.3 (North West), 88.6 (C Lancs), 90.0 (N Lancs), various other relays on 88.0 – 90.2, DAB National.


Heart
88.0 Heart North Wales

Independent, local, Wrexham. Adult Contemporary station, part of the Heart network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Wrexham.


Gaydio
88.4  Gaydio

Independent, local, Manchester
Frequencies : FM 88.4, DAB Manchester


Legacy FM
90.1  Legacy FM

Independent, local, South Manchester


90.2 – 92.3  BBC Radio 3

BBC, national. Classical and Jazz.
Frequencies : FM 91.5 (North West), 90.8 (C Lancs), 92.2 (N Lancs), various other relays on 90.2 – 92.4, DAB National


Wirral Radio
92.1  Wirral Radio

Independent, Community, Wirral.


92.4  BBC Radio Leeds

BBC, local, Leeds. broadcasting across West Yorkshire.
Frequencies : FM 92.4 (Main), 95.3 (Halifax), 102.7 (Keighley), 103.9 (Leeds), AM 774
Click here for the BBC Radio Leeds coverage map


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 92.4 – 94.6  BBC Radio 4

BBC, national. Talk radio including news, drama, comedy, science and history.
Frequencies : FM 93.7 (North West), 93.0 (C Lancs), 94.4 (N Lancs), various other relays on 92.4 – 94.6, DAB National


92.8  Unity FM

Independent, local, Manchester
Frequencies : FM 92.8, DAB Manchester


94.4  Salford City Radio

Independent, local, from Salford.


 94.6  BBC Radio Stoke

BBC, local, from Stoke covering North and Mid Staffordshire and South Cheshire.
Frequencies : FM 94.6 (Main), 104.1 (Stafford), AM 1503, DAB Stoke


94.8 / 95.4  BBC Radio Wales

BBC, Regional. English Language service for Wales.
Frequencies : FM 94.8 (North Wales Coast), 95.4 (North East Wales), AM 657 (Wrexham), 882 (Wales)


 
95.1 BBC Radio Manchester

BBC, local, Manchester. News, sport and general talk radio from BBC North’s MediaCity:UK studios. Excellent football coverage on a Saturday afternoon. Previously known as BBC GMR.
Frequencies : FM 95.1 (Main), 104.6 (East Manchester), DAB Manchester
Click here for the BBC Radio Manchester coverage map


95.5 BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC, local, from Blackburn covering the whole county.
Click here for the BBC Radio Lancashire coverage map
Frequencies : FM 95.5(E Lancs), 103.9(Cen/W Lancs), 104.5(N Lancs), AM 855(S Lancs), 1557(N Lancs), DAB Cen.Lancs


95.8 BBC Radio Merseyside

BBC, local, from Liverpool serving Merseyside.
Frequencies : FM 95.8, AM 1485, DAB Liverpool


96.0 BBC Radio Shropshire

BBC, local, from Shrewsbury serving the county of Shropshire. Strong across Cheshire and Merseyside.
Frequencies : FM 96.0 (Main), 90.0 (Church Stretton), 95.0 (Ludlow), 104.1 (SW Shrop)


96.1 BBC Radio Cumbria

BBC, local, from Carlisle serving the county of Cumbria.
Frequencies : FM 96.1 (South Cumbria), 95.2 (Kendal), 104.2 (Windermere), AM 837 (South Cumbria)


Revolution
96.2 The Revolution

Independent, local, from Oldham. Playing 80s, 90s and current chart music.
Frequencies : FM 96.2, DAB Manchester


2br
96.3 2BR

Independent, Blackburn. Across South and East Lancashire. (Formerly The Bee)
Frequencies : FM 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn), DAB Central Lancashire


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96.3 Capital North West and Wales

Independent, local, from Wrexham. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Wrexham. Formerly Coast 96.3 from Colwyn Bay.
Frequencies : FM 103.4, 97.1, 96.3, DAB North East Wales & West Cheshire


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96.4 Signal 1

Independent, local, from Stoke-on-Trent. Plays Chart Hits. This frequency was used for Imagine FM up to January 2002
Frequencies : FM 102.6 (Stoke), 96.4 (East Cheshire), 96.9 (Stafford), DAB Stoke


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96.5 Radio Wave

Independent, local, from Blackpool. Playing 80s, 90s and current chart music, with strong local output – via news and loads of outside broadcasts, they average more than one OB per day.


boltonfm
96.5 Bolton FM

Independent, local, from Bolton.


96.7 Radio City

Independent, local, from Liverpool. Plays Chart Hits. Part of Bauer Radio’s City 1 Network.
Frequencies : FM 96.7, DAB Liverpool


96.9 All FM

Independent, community radio station. Broadcasting to the whole of central and south Manchester.


96.9 The Bay

Independent, local, from Lancaster. Playing Current and Classic Hits and aimed at a local audience in Morecambe Bay and South Lakeland.
Frequencies : FM 96.9 (Main), 102.3 (Kendal), 103.2 (Windermere)


97.0 Crescent Radio

Independent, community, from Rochdale. Crescent Community Radio provides a local community service for the Asian Muslim community of Rochdale.


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97.1 Capital North West and Wales

Independent, local, from Wrexham. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Wrexham. Formerly known as The Buzz from Birkenhead.
Frequencies : FM 103.4, 97.1, 96.3, DAB North East Wales & West Cheshire


97.2 Wythenshawe FM

Independent, local access radio, from Wythenshawe, South Manchester Playing everything from golden oldies up to Hard house and Trance.


97.4 Rock FM

Independent, local, from Preston. Plays Chart Hits. Part of Bauer Radio’s City 1 Network.
Frequencies : FM 97.4, DAB Central Lancs


Radio X
97.7 Radio X

Independent, national. Rock and guitar-based music- replaces XFM Manchester
Frequencies : FM 97.7 (Manchester), DAB National


97.9 – 99.8 BBC Radio 1

BBC, national. Chart / Contemporary music.
Frequencies : FM 98.9 (North West), 98.2 (C Lancs), 99.6 (N Lancs), 98.5 (N Wales), various other relays on 97.7 – 99.8, DAB National


99.7 Oldham Community Radio

Independent, Community, from Oldham.


2br
99.8 2BR

Independent, Blackburn. Across South and East Lancashire.
Frequencies : FM 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn), DAB Central Lancashire


100.0 – 101.9 Classic FM

Independent, national. Classical Music.
Frequencies : FM 101.1 (North West), 101.8 (N Lancs), DAB National


Lakeland Radio
100.1 / 100.8 Lakeland Radio

Independent, local, Lake District. Broadcasting to Kendal, Windermere and the South Lakes with local news and music from the last 40 years.
Frequencies : FM 100.1 (Kendal), 100.8 (Windermere)


Smooth North West
100.4 Smooth Radio North West

Independent, regional, North West. Easy Listening music station, part of the Smooth network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Manchester. Previously Jazz FM.
Frequencies : FM 100.4, DAB Manchester, Liverpool, Central Lancs


102.0 Capital Manchester

Independent, local,from Manchester. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Manchester. Previously Galaxy 102.
Frequencies : FM 102.0, DAB Manchester


wishfm
102.4 Wish FM

Independent, local. Hits from the 70s 80s and 90s from Wigan. Good local sports coverage.


pulse1
102.5 The Pulse

Independent, local, From Bradford . Chart and Contemporary music for West Yorkshire.
Frequencies : FM 102.5 (Huddersfield), 97.5 (Bradford), DAB Bradford


signal1
102.6 Signal 1

Independent, local, from Stoke-on-Trent. Plays Chart Hits.
Frequencies : FM 102.6 (Stoke), 96.4 (East Cheshire), 96.9 (Stafford), DAB Stoke


102.8 Canalside Community Radio

Independent, local, from Bollington. 102.8 Canalside is the community radio station for North East Cheshire, serving Macclesfield, Bollington, Poynton, Wilmslow and surrounding areas. The station began full-time broadcasting on 4th December 2008, after a number of successful RSLs


chorleyfm
102.8 Chorley FM

Independent, community, from Chorley. Real Local Radio.


103.0 Key 103

Independent, local, from Manchester. Plays Chart Hits. Part of the Bauer City 1 Network.
Frequencies : FM 103.0, DAB Manchester


103.1 Free Radio

Independent, local, from Wolverhampton. Made for Shropshire and the Black Country.


citybeat
103.2 Citybeat

Independent, local, from Preston.


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103.4 Capital North West and Wales

Independent, local, from Wrexham. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Wrexham. Formerly Marcher Sound / MFM.
Frequencies : FM 103.4, 97.1, 96.3, DAB North East Wales & West Cheshire


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103.5 Beyond Radio

Independent, local, from Lancaster. Community radio for Lancaster and Morecambe.


103.6 Tameside Radio

Independent, local, from Tameside.


103.7 Moorlands Radio

Independent, local, serving the Staffordshire Moorlands.


103.9 BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC, local, from Blackburn covering the whole county.
Frequencies : FM 95.5 (E Lancs), 103.9(Cen/W Lancs), 104.5(N Lancs), AM 855 (S Lancs), 1557(N Lancs), DAB Cen.Lancs


 
104.1 BBC Radio Sheffield

BBC, local, across South Yorkshire from Sheffield.
Frequencies : FM 104.1 (Main), 88.6 (Sheffield), 94.7 (Chesterfield), AM 1035


 
104.3 BBC Radio Cymru

BBC, regional. Welsh Language service across the whole of Wales. This frequency covers North East Wales, but can also be heard across parts of the North West.


104.5 BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC, local, from Blackburn covering the whole county.
Frequencies : FM 95.5 (E Lancs), 103.9(Cen/W Lancs), 104.5(N Lancs), AM 855 (S Lancs), 1557(N Lancs), DAB Cen.Lancs
Click here for the BBC Radio Lancashire coverage map


 
104.6 BBC Radio Manchester

BBC, local, Manchester. News, sport and general talk radio from BBC North’s MediaCity:UK studios. Excellent football coverage on a Saturday afternoon. Previously known as BBC GMR.
Frequencies : FM 95.1 (Main), 104.6 (East Manchester), DAB Manchester
Click here for the BBC Radio Manchester coverage map


104.9 Imagine FM

Independent, local, from Stockport.


105.1  / 105.6 / 105.8 Capital Yorkshire

Independent, local, from Yorkshire. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Leeds. Previously Galaxy 105.
Frequencies : FM 105.1 (West/South Yorks), 105.6 (Bradford/Sheffield), 105.8 (East Yorks)


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105.4 Heart North West

Independent, regional, North West. Adult Contemporary station, part of the Heart network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Manchester. Formerly Century Radio and Real Radio.
Frequencies : FM 105.4 (North West), DAB (Manchester, Liverpool, Central Lancs)


Radio City 2
105.9 Radio City 2

Independent, local, from Liverpool. Plays Greatest Hits. Part of the Bauer City 2 Network (Previously Magic & City Gold)
Frequencies : FM 105.9, DAB (Liverpool)


xs-manchester
106.1 XS Manchester

Independent, local, Manchester.


Heart
106.2 Heart Yorkshire

Independent, regional, for West and South Yorkshire. Adult Contemporary station, part of the Heart network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Leeds.
Frequencies : FM 106.2 (Main), 107.6 (Bradford), 107.7 (Sheffield)


106.3 Dee 106.3

Independent, local, Chester. Contemporary music, with local news and information for Chester.


 
106.4 / 106.6 High Peak Radio

Independent, local, from Buxton. Covering the High Peak area including Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, New Mills, Whaley Bridge and Glossop.
Frequencies : FM 103.3 (Buxworth, Hope Valley), 106.4 (Buxton, Glossop), 106.6 (Chapel)


106.4 Capital North East

Independent, local, from Newcastle. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Newcastle.


2br
106.5 2BR

Independent, Blackburn. Across South and East Lancashire. (Formerly The Bee)
Frequencies : FM 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn), DAB Central Lancashire


106.6 NMFM

Independent, local, from North Manchester.


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106.6 Indigo FM

Independent, local, from Kirkby Lonsdale.


106.9 Silk 106.9

Independent, local, from Macclesfield. One of Cheshires two new ILR franchises. Music, News and Information for the Heart of Cheshire. Playing a mixture of Classic Hits and Today’s Best Music. Went on Air at Midday on Bank Holiday Monday 26th May 1998 with Guest Sammy McIlroy (Macclesfield Town FC Manager).


2br
107.0 2BR

Independent, Blackburn. Across South and East Lancashire. (Formerly The Bee)
Frequencies : FM 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn), DAB Central Lancashire


wirefm
107.2 Wire FM

Independent, local, from Warrington. Playing the best variety of hits for Warrington Widnes and Runcorn, with strong local news and sport output including Superleague coverage of Warrington Wolves and Widnes Vikings.


towerfm
107.4 Tower FM

Independent, Local. Service Bolton and Bury.


edenfm
107.5 Eden FM

Independent, Local from Penrith. Community radio station based in Penrith, Cumbria, set in the Eden Valley on the edge of the Lake District.


Capital Liverpool
107.6 Capital Liverpool

Independent, local, from Liverpool. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from Leicester Square London. Local news, breakfast, drive and weekend programming from Liverpool. Formerly Juice FM.
Frequencies : FM 107.6, DAB Liverpool


107.8 Pure Radio

Independent, community, from Stockport.


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