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

mapEditorial area:South & mid-Hampshire, Dorset and Isle of Wight
library_musicMost played songs:Weeknd, The feat. Daft Punk, Bryan Ferry, TrainRadiomonitor
show_chartAudience figures270,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2016
eventLaunched:31 December 1970
card_membershipMembers ofRadioDNS
historyFormer 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

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Latest news stories


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
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

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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