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About Metro Radio

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Metro Radio launched in 1974 with broadcasting area of North East England - Tyne and Wear, Durham, Northumberland, and as a local radio station with the commitment of supplying the people with locally relevant news, international popular music, and good-mooded, human-faced programmes. Metro Radio was merged with TFM in 2013, and from then they share their programming and the serving of the people of North East England.
Metro Radio has 263.000 weekly listener in the UK, and is in the ownership of Bauer Radio Ltd., member of the Planet Radio station fleet, and part of Bauer’s Hits Radio Network.
The schedule of Metro Radio built from local and networked programming.
The local programming brings locally relevant news, travel-traffic information, and weather reports about North East England, alongside with daily routine aligned good-mooded programmes with presenters, and popular music from the last 15 years.
Metro Radio is the origin station of “Steve & Karen’s Breakfast Show” which is one of the UK’s longest operating morning show as working for more than 17 years. The multiple award winner show is presented by Steve Furnell and Karen Wight on weekdays from 6am to 10am.
The networked programming aired from the Hits Radio Network headquarters in Manchester, and broadcasts among others "The UK Chart Show" on Sundays from 4pm to 7pm, which is Bauer's own, brand-new chart show led by Sarah-Jane Crawford, with the hottest 30 songs.

Metro Radio has a sister station Metro 2 Radio, which brings "The Greatest Hits for the North East", and You can listen to it, by selecting its stream below the player.

Metro Radio music genre: pop

Metro Radio slogan: “All the Biggest Hits - All Day Long”

Metro Radio availability: Metro Radio can be tuned by traditional analogue radio in the following places: 102.6 FM - Alnwick; 103.2 FM - Hexham; 97.1/103 FM - Tyne and Wear; 97.1 FM Tyne Tunnel. Metro Radio is also available digitally, so without territorial restriction, You can follow its online radio stream via the internet.

DAB Digital Radio: Metro Radio (Tyne & Wear, Durham, Northumberland)

Contacts

Postal address: Metro Radio, 55 Degrees North, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 6BL, United Kingdom

Phone:
Studio: +44 0191 488 3188 (Check your phone provider about actual call costs)
Reception: +44 0191 230 6100 (Check your phone provider about actual call costs)

SMS: 63103 - Please start your message with “METRO “
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Website: https://planetradio.co.uk/metro

Metro Radio frequencies

Alnwick - 102.6 FMHexham - 103.2 FMTyne & Wear - 97.1 FM; 103.0 FM FMTyne Tunnel - 97.1 FM
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News about Metro Radio

Bauer to network drivetime across 11 licences in North and Midlands
Bauer Media has announced plans to network Wes Butters and Gemma Atkinson across most of its big city stations in England, meaning 7 presenters will lose their daily drivetime show. From 2nd September, Wes will be on 4-7pm across Metro Radio, TFM, Rock FM, Radio City, Hallam FM, Radio Aire, Viking FM and the four Free Radio stations in the West Midlands – in addition to his current show on Hits Radio in Manchester and on DAB across the UK. Gemma will join the show after her maternity leave...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 05.08.2019
Bauer gains approval to network breakfast shows
Ofcom has granted Bauer a number of Format changes to allow all of its stations to network all but three hours each weekday rather than the previous seven. UK commercial radio stations have been allowed to submit Format changes since the Localness Guidelines were amended last year, but Bauer has only just taken the steps required to allow this. Bauer can now share all programmes, with the exception of a three-hour show on weekdays (which doesn’t have to be breakfast), in the approved areas already suggested by Ofcom.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 08.07.2019
Alan Robson’s Night Owls to end on Metro Radio and TFM
Alan Robson has announced his late night phone in, which he has hosted for almost 40 years, is coming to an end. He started hosting the show started on Metro Radio in 1983 and later extended to TFM in recent years, but will finish on Thursday 27th June 2019. Alan told listeners on Thursday evening, 13th June, and posted the news on social media. Alan said: “I’ve had an incredible career on Metro and I’m grateful to both them, and you the listeners, for sticking by me for so long.”More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 13.06.2019
Bauer design agency reveals Hits Radio national roll-out
One of Bauer’s design agencies has offered an insight into the future of the Hits Radio brand after writing about its recent work on its website. Thinkfarm, which works with Bauer designing and promoting some of its radio stations, created the brand identity and marketing campaign for Hits Radio. It appears to confirm that Hits Radio will replace regional brands to create one national station.More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 11.04.2019
Greatest Hits Radio launches with new line-up
Greatest Hits Radio has launched on FM, AM and DAB in a number of regions across England, with Mark Goodier joining the network for a daily programme. The former BBC Radio 1 and Smooth Radio presenter will present the mid-morning show, and joins a team of presenters already established on the network. Here’s how the schedule looks each weekday in England:...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 06.01.2019
Hits Radio to launch own UK Chart Show
Bauer is to broadcast its own chart show each Sunday afternoon following its decision to drop the Official Big Top 40 from Global. The UK Chart Show will broadcast every Sunday 4pm till 7pm with Sarah Jane Crawford across the Hits Radio Network from this Sunday, 6th January 2019. The programme will play “the hottest 30 tracks in the UK, airing what audiences are listening to, streaming, watching and downloading that week...More >>
radiotoday.co.uk - 04.01.2019
2018 New York Radio Festivals winners announced
Two of the five top ‘Grand Awards’ of the New York International Radio Festivals have gone to the UK this year, thanks to the BBC and TBI Media. The BBC won in the Best Digital Special Event category for putting on BBC Radio 1 Vintage for the station’s 50th birthday last year, whilst TBI Media took home the prize for its Born This Way documentary made for BBC Radio 2.More >>
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