BBC Radio Lancashire

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BBC Radio Lancashire is the BBC Local Radio service for the county of Lancashire, in North West England. It began as BBC Radio Blackburn on 26 January 1971 on 96.4FM, then adding 854 kHz AM in 1972 and changing to its current name on 4 July 1981.Wikipedia

Editorial areaLancashire
Most playedPaloma Faith, Ed Sheeran, Sam SmithRadiomonitor
Audience figures176,000 listeners per weekRAJAR September 2017
Launched26 January 1971
Former namesBBC Radio Blackburn

Contact BBC Radio Lancashire

Postal address26 Darwen Street
+44 1254 262411
+44 1254 583583
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Alec Makinson Presenter
Allan Beswick Presenter
Andy Beyes Journalist
Brett Davison Presenter
Dave Swanton Presenter
Gary Hickson Presenter
Gerald Jackson Presenter
Graham Liver Presenter
Jacquie Williams Presenter
Joe Wilson Presenter
John Gillmore Presenter
John Barnes Presenter
John Clayton Presenter
John Clayton Managing Editor
Katy Booth Journalist
Keith Fletcher Presenter
Leanne Bayes Presenter
Mark Forrest Presenter
Mike West Presenter
Phil Cunliffe Journalist
Sally Naden Presenter
Sean McGinty Presenter
Stephen Lowe Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Steve Royle Presenter
Ted Robbins Presenter

…at BBC

Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director BBC World Service Group
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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