FM Stations

88.0 Heart (North and Mid Wales)

Independent. Pop music station, part of the Heart network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Wrexham and local news for North and Mid Wales.

FM: 88.0 (Wrexham)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


88.0-90.2 BBC Radio 2

BBC, national. Adult Contemporary and Easy Listening, with Specialist programming in the evenings and weekends.

FM: 89.3 (North West), 88.6 (C Lancs), 90.0 (N Lancs), various other relays on 88.0 -90.2
DAB: 11D (BBC National)


88.4 Gaydio

Independent. Radio for the LGBTQ+ community.

FM: 88.4 (Manchester)
DAB: 7D (Manchester SSDAB), 8A (Stockport SSDAB), 10B (Bolton&Bury SSDAB)


90.1 Legacy FM

Independent. Local radio for South Manchester

FM: 90.1


90.2 - 92.4 BBC Radio 3

BBC, national. Classical and Jazz.

FM: 91.5 (North West), 90.8 (C Lancs), 92.2 (N Lancs), various other relays on 90.2-92.4
DAB: 11D (BBC National)


90.6 Heritage FM

Independent. Community radio for Manchester.

FM: 90.6 (Manchester)
DAB: 7D (Manchester SSDAB), 8A (East Lancs SSDAB), 8A (Stockport SSDAB)


91.1 BBC Radio Wales

BBC, regional, for Wales. English Language service.

FM: 91.1 (North Wales Borders) 94.8 (North Wales Coast), 95.4 (North East Wales)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


92.3 Halton FM

Independent. Local radio for Runcorn & Widnes.

FM: 92.3


92.4-94.6 BBC Radio 4

BBC, national. Talk radio including news, drama, comedy, science and history

FM: 93.7 (North West), 93.0 (C Lancs), 94.4 (N Lancs), various other relays on 92.4 ? 94.6
DAB: 11D (BBC National)


92.4 BBC Radio Leeds

BBC, local, Leeds. Broadcasting across West Yorkshire.

FM: 92.4 (Main), 95.3 (Halifax), 102.7 (Keighley), 103.9 (Leeds)


92.8 Unity FM

Independent. Local radio for Manchester.

FM: 92.8 (Manchester)


94.4 Salford City Radio

Independent. Local radio for Salford.

FM: 94.4 (Salford)


94.6 BBC Radio Stoke

BBC, local, Stoke. Broadcasting to North and Mid Staffordshire and South Cheshire.

FM: 94.6 (Main), 104.1 (Stafford)
DAB: 12D (Stoke)


94.8 BBC Radio Wales

BBC, regional, for Wales. English Language service.

FM: 91.1 (North Wales Borders) 94.8 (North Wales Coast), 95.4 (North East Wales)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


95.1 BBC Radio Manchester

BBC, local, Manchester. News, sport and general talk radio from BBC North MediaCity:UK studios. Excellent football coverage on a Saturday afternoon. Previously known as BBC GMR.

FM: 95.1 (Main), 104.6 (East Manchester)
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


95.4 BBC Radio Wales

BBC, regional, for Wales. English Language service.

FM: 91.1 (North Wales Borders) 94.8 (North Wales Coast), 95.4 (North East Wales)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


95.5 BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC, local, Blackburn. Broadcasting across Lancashire.

FM: 95.5(E Lancs), 103.9(Cen/W Lancs), 104.5(N Lancs)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


95.8 BBC Radio Merseyside

BBC, local, Liverpool. Broadcasting across Merseyside.

FM: 95.8 (Merseyside)
DAB: 11C (Liverpool)


96.0 BBC Radio Shropshire

BBC, local, Shrewsbury. Broadcasting across Shropshire.

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.

FM: 96.1 (South Cumbria), 95.2 (Kendal), 104.2 (Windermere)
DAB: 11B (Morecambe Bay), 11B (North Cumbria)


96.2 Greatest Hits Radio (Greater Manchester)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Manchester

FM: 96.2 (Oldham/Tameside) 104.9 (South Manchester) 107.4 (North Manchester)
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


96.3 Capital (North West and Wales)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Wrexham and local news for Wrexham with separate news for the Wirral on 97.1.

FM: 103.4 (Wrexham&Chester), 96.3 (North Wales coast), 97.1 (Wirral)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


96.4 Greatest Hits Radio (Staffs & Cheshire)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Stoke and Staffordshire.

FM: 96.4 (East Cheshire), 96.9 (Stafford)
DAB: 12D (Stoke)


96.5 Bolton FM

Independent. Local radio for Bolton.

FM: 96.5 (Bolton)
DAB: 10B (Bolton&Bury SSDAB)


96.5 Greatest Hits Radio (Lancashire)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Lancashire.

FM: 96.5 (Blackpool)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


96.7 Hits Radio (Liverpool)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester. Local news and breakfast for Liverpool. (Previously Radio City)

FM: 96.7 (Merseyside)
DAB: 11C (Liverpool)


96.9 All FM

Independent. Community radio statio broadcasting to Central and South Manchester.

FM: 96.9 (Central & South Manchester)
DAB: 7D (Manchester SSDAB)


96.9 Heart (North Lancs and Cumbria)

Independent. Pop music station, part of the Heart network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Manchester and local news for the North Lancs and Cumbria.

FM: 96.9 (Main), 102.3 (Kendal), 103.2 (Windermere)
DAB: 11B (Morecambe Bay)


97.0 Crescent Radio

Independent. Community radio for Rochdale Asian Muslim community.

FM: 97.0 (Rochdale)
DAB: 9B (East Manchester SSDAB)


97.1 Capital (North West and Wales)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Wrexham and local news for Wrexham with separate news for the Wirral on 97.1.

FM: 103.4 (Wrexham&Chester), 96.3 (North Wales coast), 97.1 (Wirral)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


97.2 Wythenshawe FM

Independent. Local radio for South Manchester.

FM: 97.2 (Wythenshawe)
DAB: 8A (Stockport SSDAB)


97.4 Hits Radio (Lancashire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester. Breakfast from Liverpool and Local news for Lancashire. (Previously Rock FM)

FM: 97.4 (Central and South Lancs)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


97.7 Radio X

Independent. Rock and guitar-based music.

FM: 97.7 (Manchester)
DAB: 11D (National 1)


97.9-99.8 BBC Radio 1

BBC, national. Chart / Contemporary music.

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: 11D (BBC National)


99.7 Oldham Community Radio

Independent. Local radio for Oldham.

FM: 99.7 (Oldham)
DAB: 9B (East Manchester SSDAB)


99.8 Capital (Lancashire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Manchester (as Capital Manchester) and local news for Lancashire.

FM: 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


100.0 - 101.9 Classic FM

Independent. Classical Music.

FM: 101.1 (North West), 101.8 (N Lancs)
DAB: 11D (National 1)


100.1 Smooth Radio (Lake District)

Independent. Contemporary music station, part of the Smooth Radio network broadcasting from London. Local news and breakfast for the Lake District.

FM: 100.1 (Kendal), 100.8 (Windermere)
DAB: 11B (Morecambe Bay)


100.4 Smooth Radio (North West)

Independent. Contemporary music station, part of the Smooth Radio network broadcasting from London. Local news and breakfast for Manchester and the North West.

FM: 100.4 (North West)
DAB: 11C (Liverpool), 12A (Lancashire), 12C (Manchester)


100.8 Smooth Radio (Lake District)

Independent. Contemporary music station, part of the Smooth Radio network broadcasting from London. Local news and breakfast for the Lake District.

FM: 100.1 (Kendal), 100.8 (Windermere)
DAB: 11B (Morecambe Bay)


102.0 Capital (Manchester)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Manchester and local news for Manchester.

FM: 102.0
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


102.2 Radio Blackburn

Independent. Local radio for Blackburn and Darwen.

FM: 102.2 (Blackburn)


102.4 Greatest Hits Radio (Wigan & St Helens)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Wigan and St Helens.

FM: 102.4 (Wigan and St Helens)


102.5 Hits Radio (West Yorkshire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester. Breakfast and Local news for West Yorkshire. (Previously Pulse 1)

FM: 102.5 (Huddersfield)


102.6 Hits Radio (Staffs & Cheshire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester. Breakfast from Stoke and Local news for Stoke and Staffordshire. (Previously Signal 1)

FM: 102.6 (Stoke)
DAB: 12D (Stoke)


102.8 Canalside Community Radio

Independent. Local radio for 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

FM: 102.8 (Macclesfield)


103.0 Hits Radio (Manchester)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester. Local news for Manchester.

FM: 103.0 (Manchester)
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


103.1 Awaz 103.1

Independent. Local radio for Pendle

FM: 103.1 (Pendle)


103.1 Hits Radio (Shropshire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester. Local news and breakfast for Shropshire. (Previously Free Radio)

FM: 103.1


103.2 Juice Radio

Independent. Local radio for the North West.

FM: 103.2 (Preston)
DAB: 7D (Manchester SSDAB), 8B (Blackpool SSDAB), 9A (Preston SSDAB), 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


103.3 Greatest Hits Radio (Derbyshire)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Derbyshire and the High Peak.

FM: 103.3 (Buxworth, Hope Valley), 106.4 (Buxton, Glossop), 106.6 (Chapel)
DAB: 8B (High Peak SSDAB)


103.4 Capital (North West and Wales)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Wrexham and local news for Wrexham with separate news for the Wirral on 97.1.

FM: 103.4 (Wrexham&Chester), 96.3 (North Wales coast), 97.1 (Wirral)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


103.5 Beyond Radio

Independent. Community radio from Lancaster serving NorthLancashire and Morecambe Bay.

FM: 103.5 (Lancaster), 107.5FM (Carnforth)
DAB: 11B (Morecambe Bay)


103.6 Tameside Radio

Independent. Local radio for Tameside.

FM: 103.6 (Tameside)


103.7 Moorlands Radio

Independent. Local radio for the Staffordshire Moorlands.

FM: 103.7
DAB: 9A (Congleton&Leek SSDAB)


103.9 BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC, local, Blackburn. Broadcasting across Lancashire.

FM: 95.5(E Lancs), 103.9(Cen/W Lancs), 104.5(N Lancs)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


104.1 BBC Radio Sheffield

BBC, local, Sheffield. Broadcasting across South Yorkshire.

FM: 104.1 (Main), 88.6 (Sheffield), 94.7 (Chesterfield)


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.

FM: 104.3 (North East Wales) Various relays 92-95 & 103.5-105)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


104.5 BBC Radio Lancashire

BBC, local, Blackburn. Broadcasting across Lancashire.

FM: 95.5(E Lancs), 103.9(Cen/W Lancs), 104.5(N Lancs)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


104.6 BBC Radio Manchester

BBC, local, Manchester. News, sport and general talk radio from BBC North MediaCity:UK studios. Excellent football coverage on a Saturday afternoon. Previously known as BBC GMR.

FM: 95.1 (Main), 104.6 (East Manchester)
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


104.7 Rossendale Radio

Independent. Local radio for Rossendale.

FM: 104.7


104.8 Radio Leyland

Independent. Local radio for Leyland.

FM: 104.8 (Leyland)


104.9 Greatest Hits Radio (Greater Manchester)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Manchester

FM: 96.2 (Oldham/Tameside) 104.9 (South Manchester) 107.4 (North Manchester)
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


105.1/105.6 Capital (Yorkshire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Leeds and local news for Yorkshire.

FM: 105.1 (West/South Yorks), 105.6 (Bradford/Sheffield), 105.8 (East Yorks)


105.4 Heart (North West)

Independent. Pop music station, part of the Heart network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Manchester and local news for the North West.

FM: 105.4 (North West)
DAB: 11C (Liverpool), 12A (Lancashire), 12C (Manchester)


105.9 Greatest Hits Radio (Liverpool/North West/North Wales)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Liverpool and the North West.

FM: 105.9 (Liverpool), 107.2 (Warrington)
DAB: 11C (Liverpool)


106.1 XS Manchester

Independent. Local radio for Manchester. Indie and Rock Music

FM: 106.1 (Manchester)
DAB: 7D (Manchester SSDAB)


106.3 Dee Radio

Independent. Local radio for Chester.

FM: 106.3 (Chester)
DAB: 10D (NE Wales/West Cheshire)


106.3 Cando FM

Independent. Local radio for Barrow.

FM: 106.3 (Barrow), 107.3 (Ulverston)


106.4 Capital (North East)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Newcastle and local news for the North East.

FM: 106.4


106.4 Greatest Hits Radio (Derbyshire)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Derbyshire and the High Peak.

FM: 103.3 (Buxworth, Hope Valley), 106.4 (Buxton, Glossop), 106.6 (Chapel)
DAB: 8B (High Peak SSDAB)


106.5 Capital (Lancashire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Manchester (as Capital Manchester) and local news for Lancashire.

FM: 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


106.6 NMFM

Independent. Local radio for North Manchester.

FM: 106.6 (North Manchester)


106.6 Greatest Hits Radio (Derbyshire)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Derbyshire and the High Peak.

FM: 103.3 (Buxworth, Hope Valley), 106.4 (Buxton, Glossop), 106.6 (Chapel)
DAB: 8B (High Peak SSDAB)


106.7 Liverpool Community Radio

Independent. Local radio for Liverpool.

FM: 106.7 (Liverpool)


106.7 Ribble FM

Independent. Local radio for Clitheroe.

FM: 106.7


106.9 Silk Radio

Independent. Local radio for Macclesfield and East Cheshire.

FM: 106.9 (East Cheshire)
DAB: 7D (Crewe&Nantwich SSDAB), 9A (Congleton&Leek SSDAB), 11C (Cheshire East SSDAB)


107 Capital (Lancashire)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Manchester (as Capital Manchester) and local news for Lancashire.

FM: 96.3 (Chorley), 99.8 Burnley, 106.5 (Preston), 107.0 (Blackburn)
DAB: 12A (Lancashire)


107.2 Greatest Hits Radio (Liverpool/North West/North Wales)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Liverpool and the North West.

FM: 105.9 (Liverpool), 107.2 (Warrington)
DAB: 11C (Liverpool)


107.3 Cando FM

Independent. Local radio for Barrow.

FM: 106.3 (Barrow), 107.3 (Ulverston)


107.4 Greatest Hits Radio (Greater Manchester)

Independent. Classic hits, part of the Greatest Hits Radio network broadcasting from Manchester and London with local news for Manchester

FM: 96.2 (Oldham/Tameside) 104.9 (South Manchester) 107.4 (North Manchester)
DAB: 12C (Manchester)


107.5 Eden FM

Independent. Local radio for Penrith, Cumbria, set in the Eden Valley on the edge of the Lake District.

FM: 107.5 (Penrith)


107.5 Beyond Radio

Independent. Community radio from Lancaster serving NorthLancashire and Morecambe Bay.

FM: 103.5 (Lancaster), 107.5FM (Carnforth)
DAB: 11B (Morecambe Bay)


107.6 Capital (Liverpool)

Independent. Hit music station, part of the Capital network broadcasting from London. Regional drivetime from Liverpool and local news for Liverpool.

FM: 107.6
DAB: 11C (Liverpool)


107.8 Your Radio

Independent. Local radio for Stockport.

FM: 107.8 (Stockport)


107.9 Mighty Radio

Independent. Local radio for Southport.

FM: 107.9


107.9 The Cat

Independent. Local radio for South Cheshire.

FM: 107.9 (South Cheshire)
DAB: 7D (Crewe&Nantwich SSDAB)