BBC Radio Solent

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BBC Radio Solent is the BBC Local Radio service for the Isle of Wight and the English counties of Hampshire and Dorset.Wikipedia

Editorial areaSouth & mid-Hampshire, Dorset and Isle of Wight
Most playedLady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, Olly Murs feat. Snoop Dogg, Years & YearsRadiomonitor
Audience figures240,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2018
Launched31 December 1970
Former namesBBC Dorset FM (Dorset only)

Contact BBC Radio Solent

Postal addressBroadcasting House
Havelock Road
SO14 7PW
+44 23 8063 1311
+44 345 303 0961
Official website

Social media

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Latest news stories

BBC Radio Solent makes Christmas promo video
RadioToday - published 28 November 2017, 9.40am est
Fox to present radio show - published 29 April 2015, 4.40am edt


Abby Newbury Freelance Broadcast Assistant
Alun Newman Producer
Charlie Crocker Presenter
Charlotte Foot Journalist
Daniel Baker Presenter
David Allen Presenter
David Sheppard Presenter
Ed Sherry Producer, Breakfast Show
Emily Hudson Producer, Drivetime
Geoff Allen Presenter
Jon Cuthill Presenter
Judy Goodlet Presenter
Julian Clegg Presenter
Louisa Hannan Presenter
Lucy Warhurst Presenter
Mike Powell Presenter
Neil Sackley Presenter
Nick Girdler Presenter
Nicola Murry Head of News
Paul Miller Presenter
Phil Jackson Presenter
Phil Dobbie Presenter
Sarah Miller Programme Director
Simon Jupp Presenter
Steve Harris (2) Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Tim Daykin Presenter
Tristan Pascoe Presenter

…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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