BBC Radio Manchester

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Facts and stats

BBC Radio Manchester is a local radio station for Greater Manchester and North-East Cheshire and is part of the BBC Local Radio network in England.

Editorial area:Greater Manchester
Most played songs:John Barry, Paul Young, 10ccRadiomonitor
Audience figures266,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
Launched:10 September 1970
Former namesBBC GMR

Contact BBC Radio Manchester

Postal addressQuay House
M50 2QH
+44 161 335 6000
+44 161 228 2255
Official website

Social media

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Latest news stories

#RAJAR - Record Audiences for BBC Radio Manchester
Press Release - published 8 February 2017, 9.18pm est
#RAJAR - BBC Radio Manchester hits three year high
Press Release - published 28 October 2015, 8.01pm edt
Hirsty returns to the radio - published 29 June 2015, 11.27am edt


Alison Butterworth Presenter
Allan Beswick Presenter
Becky Want Presenter
Chelsea Norris Presenter
Clint Boon Presenter
Eamon O'Neal Presenter
Ian Cheeseman Presenter
Jack Dearden Presenter
Jimmy Wagg Presenter
Justin Moorhouse Presenter
Karen Gabay Presenter
Kate Squire Managing Editor
Lawrence Mann Presenter
Liam Bradford Presenter
Mark Forrest Presenter
Michelle Adamson Presenter
Michelle Daniel Head of News
Mike Shaft Presenter
Mike Sweeney Presenter
Phil Trow Presenter
Richard Searling Presenter
Sam Walker Presenter
Sarah Collins Sports Editor
Sarah Collins Sports Editor
Shourjo Sarkar Presenter
Stephanie Hirst Presenter
Steve Wyeth Presenter
Steve Saul Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager

…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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