About North West Radio

The site was opened in 1997 as the Manchester Radio Stations site inspired by the Guide to London Radio Stations site by Paul Baker. It has grown since then in both size and number of visitors. In 2001 the site was relaunched as North West Radio.

I would like to thank the following for their contributions :

FM / AM Sections :

  • James Cridland (Media UK) for the Signal and Century logos and the link to the Scottie McClue Website.

  • Jon Milligan for the Galaxy, Silk and Radio Merseyside logos, as well as some info on Century 105.

  • Liam O’Toole for some of the info about the locally based RSL’s.

  • Paul Vicars for the Radio City and BBC Radio Merseyside logos.

  • EMAP for the Piccadilly logos

  • Gary Burgess for The Wave and Imagine FM logos.

  • Derek Marks for info on Wish FM

  • Vincent Lo (radiofeeds.co.uk) for helping me keep the Listen Live links up to date.

  • Chris Eden for info on Marcher / MFM / Buzz / Coast FM.

Technical Section :

  • BBC Engineering Information

  • Radio Authority

  • John Cooper for details on Dune FM

  • Chris Eden for many of the entries

Memories Section

  • Steve for lots of the early Piccadilly, Radio City, Red Rose and Marcher pictures

  • Mark Kelly for the Piccadilly DJ pictures from the late 90’s

  • Mark Jones for Radio City Pictures

  • David Howarth for the Radio Pictures and Radio Wave material

  • Alan Gale for Piccadilly, Radio City, Red Rose, Marcher, BBC Local and Misc material

  • Richard Dodd for the PDFs on Marcher, Radio City, Red Rose and Piccadilly


Other Local Radio Stations sites :

London Radio Stations – Paul Bakers guide to the London Dial.

Darlington’s Radio Dial – Paul Adams guide to radio in the North East.

National Radio Sites :

Media UK Internet Directory – Ultimate Guide to all Radio Stations in the UK.

British DX Club – Find the full AM / FM frequency lists for the UK here

Radiofeeds – the Internet’s most up-to-date list of UK radio stations simultaneously broadcasting on the web

Other Radio Interest Sites :

Tom Read’s Site – Editor of BDXC’s Alternative Airwaves section and also great help in setting up the old Pirate section on the site

Radioworks – John Brocks site

Phil.Edmonds.net – Phil Edmonds

vintagebroadcasting.org.uk – Great site for Radio from the early years.

music-cafe.co.uk – Great site for music in Cheshire

radiostickerswapper.co.uk – Many stickers both past and present from stations around the UK.

studio-33.com – music resource site in association with Tony Wilson’s www.music33.com.

radiomad.net – resources for the radio community.

simonwalker.com – Simon Walker Radio Services

theradioorganisation.co.uk – Support and Consultancy

stevepenk.net – The official unofficial Steve Penk website

themediaschool.co.uk – The Media School

scottie-mcclue.com – Scottie McClue Official website.

thisdayinmusic.com – What happened on this day in music

piccadillyradio.co.uk – nostalgia site

mediawebdirectory.com – Comprehensive Media Web Directory

RSL’s Past and Present

Hits FM – RSL for Knutsford. Back in Summer 2004

Storm FM – Manchester Universities regular RSL station.

Ribble Valley Radio – Hoping for a full time licence soon.


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