Welcome to North West Radio

Welcome to the North West Radio site, now 25 years old (originally launched in September 1997 as “Manchester Radio Stations”). 

The following pages are a guide to some of the radio stations you can receive in the area surrounding Manchester and North West England. The stations are listed in frequency order. Most of the stations can generally be heard with varying quality across the North West of England.

Latest News

Visit the Station Lists

Latest Site Updates

27 Jan 2023 – Smooth Radio, Smooth Chilled and Smooth Country logos updated

27 Jan 2023 – GHR West Yorkshire 1530AM removed from the AM list as no longer on air (still on FM and DAB)

20 Jan 2023 – Absolute Radio AM and GHR Staffs & Cheshire removed from the AM list as no longer on air.

As Seen on TV!​

First broadcast in the UK on BBC2 in 2002, Fame Set and Match is the story of Saturday Morning Kids TV, and features photos and information contributed from this site.

Memories of North West Radio Stations

Visit the Memories section for old photos and memories of radio stations from the past including BBC Radio Manchester, Piccadilly Radio, Radio City, Red Rose Radio, BBC Radio Lancashire and many more: 

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