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Star Radio North East is a North-East based quasi-local radio station serving Darlington, County Durham, Northallerton, Richmond, Thirsk and surrounding areas.

The station was owned by UKRD Group until March 2017 when The View TV Group and radio operator, Darren Shortt acquired the station.

Editorial area:Darlington, Durham, Chester le Street, Houghton le Spring, Stanley, Consett, Bedale, Thirsk, Northallerton & Richmond
Most played songs:Clean Bandit feat. Zara Larsson, Anne-Marie, Maroon 5 feat. FutureRadiomonitor
Audience figures33,000 listeners per weekRAJAR March 2017
Launched:30 November 1995
Former namesA1FM
Alpha 103.2
103.2 Alpha FM
Alpha Radio
Durham FM
Star Radio (Durham)
Minster Northallerton
Star Radio (Northallerton)
Stray FM (Richmond only)

Contact Star Radio

Postal addressRadio House
11 Woodland Road
Co. Durham
+44 1325 341801
+44 1325 341800
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Star Radio North East saved from closure
RadioToday - published 31 March 2017, 6.41am edt


Chris Marsden Presenter
Craig Andrews Programme Manager
Daniel Allon Journalist
Darren Shortt Head of Music
Emil Franchi Presenter
John Clayton Managing Director
Karen Liu Journalist
Kev Atkinson Engineer
Wes Stakes Presenter
Yvonne Jewison Sales Manager

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