Lancashire's 2BR, Proper Local Radio
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You can hear 2BR on DAB Digital Radio, FM, Radioplayer UK and online

Facts and stats

2BR is a quasi-local radio station for Lancashire from UKRD.

The station consists of three licences, one for Burnley, called 2BR (Two Boroughs Radio) another for Blackburn with Darwen, along with Preston and Chorley which were formerly known as The Bee. All licences maintain local news and advertising for their respective areas.

2BR is also available across the county on DAB Digital Radio.

Editorial areaLancashire
Most playedJess Glynne, George Ezra, Calvin Harris & Dua LipaRadiomonitor
Audience figures82,000 weekly listenersRAJAR March 2018
Launched25 July 2000
OwnerUKRD Group
National salesFirst Radio Sales
Former names107 The Bee
106.5 Central Radio
The Bee

Contact 2BR

Postal addressThe Studios
2a Petre Court
Petre Road
+44 1254 350350
+44 1254 350360
+44 333 344 4393
Official website

Social media

Twitter@2br (8,840 followers) compare
Facebook2BR (29,225 likes) compare
Instagram2brfm (1,599 followers) compare
TuneIn2BR-998 (14,155 favourites) compare

Latest news stories

New breakfast radio co-presenter at Revolution96.2
RadioToday - published 20 July 2018, 4.26am edt
UKRD launches network of 70s radio stations
RadioToday - published 16 October 2017, 1.06am edt
2BR has launched a brand new breakfast show
RadioToday - published 27 September 2017, 9.05am edt
2BR officially triggers “I’ll tickle fifty”
RadioToday - published 30 March 2017, 4.00am edt


Andy Amesbury Sales Director
Ed Shepherd Presenter
Mike Graveston Presenter
Olly Houldsworth Presenter & Content Controller
Olly Houldsworth Presenter & Content Controller
Paul Winstanley Presenter
Sarah Collins News Editor
Simon Brierley Station Manager
Tatum McGreal Presenter
Tim Paddon Head of Digital
Tim West Presenter
William Rogers Chairman

…at UKRD Group

Adam Venton Group Imaging Producer
Chris Howell Head of Music
Dave Coull Group Programme Director
Pete Helmore Broadcast Systems Engineer

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