Alpha Radio

My Life, My Music, My Alpha Radio
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

Alpha Radio is a quasi-local radio station serving Darlington and Richmond which launched on 1 July 2019.

The station has been in recent times known as Star Radio North East, Rathergood Radio and Vintage Music Radio before Helius Media Group reintroduced the Alpha brand in 2019.

The station broadcasts from Durham along with Durham Radio with a shared breakfast show, the rest of the output is from Imagine Radio in Stockport.

Editorial areaDarlington & Richmond
Most playedColdplay, Tiësto feat. Mabel, Post MaloneRadiomonitor
Launched30 November 1995
OwnerHelius Media Group
Former namesA1FM
Alpha 103.2
103.2 Alpha FM
Alpha Radio
Durham FM
Star Radio (Durham)
Minster Northallerton
Star Radio (Northallerton)
Stray FM (Richmond only)
Star Radio
Rathergood Radio
Vintage Music Radio

Contact Alpha Radio

Postal addressSecond Floor
Richard Annand House
Mandale Business Park
Official website

Social media

Twitter@AlphaRadio1 (139 followers) compare
FacebookAlpha Radio (58 likes) compare
TuneInAlpha-Radio-1032 (3,214 favourites) compare

Latest news stories

Rathergood Radio – requested story clarification
RadioToday - published 8 December 2017, 8.35am est
Rathergood Radio’s FM frequencies off-air
RadioToday - published 7 December 2017, 9.02am est
Star North East to rebrand as Rathergood Radio
RadioToday - published 10 July 2017, 9.36am edt
Star Radio North East saved from closure
RadioToday - published 31 March 2017, 6.41am edt
Star Radio North East to cease transmission
RadioToday - published 28 March 2017, 4.45am edt


Nick Morrell Presenter

…at Helius Media Group

Mike Taylor Chief Executive Officer
Ryan Davies Head of Programming

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