BBC Radio Manchester

The Sound of Manchester
British radio stations

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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 areaGreater Manchester
Most playedWeeknd, The, Paul Heaton And Jacqui Abbott, Live Lounge AllStarsRadiomonitor
Audience figures228,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2019
Launched10 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

Twitter@BBCRadioManc (144,858 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@bbcpress (173,522 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (130,183 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio Manchester (76,896 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

Key 103 joins Arena Attack commemorations
RadioToday - published 8 May 2018, 1.04am edt
Radio Manchester marks Arena attack 1 year on
RadioToday - published 9 April 2018, 5.20am edt
BBC Radio Manchester wins Jerusalem Award
RadioToday - published 27 October 2017, 2.30am edt
#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


Adam Catterall Presenter
Allan Beswick Presenter
Becky Want Presenter
Chelsea Norris Presenter
Clint Boon Presenter
Eamon O'Neal Presenter
Jack Dearden Presenter
Jimmy Wagg Presenter
Justin Moorhouse Presenter
Karen Gabay Presenter
Kate Squire Managing Editor
Kate West Journalist
Lawrence Mann Presenter
Liam Bradford Presenter
Mark Forrest Presenter
Mark Crossley Presenter
Michelle Adamson Presenter
Michelle Daniel Head of News
Mike Shaft Presenter
Mike Sweeney Presenter
Paul Lockitt Journalist
Phil Trow Presenter
Richard Searling 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

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
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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