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A rock radio format for Manchester, XS Manchester rebranded from Real XS in March 2016. Its original name was Rock Radio, but rebranded after confusion with Bauer's nearby Rock FM.

Editorial area:Manchester
Most played songs:Ten Tonnes, Fast Romantics, Record Company, TheRadiomonitor
Audience figures131,000 listeners per weekRAJAR December 2011
Launched:5 May 2008
OwnerCommunicorp UK
National salesGlobal
Members ofRadiocentre
Former namesRock Radio
Real Radio XS

Contact XS Manchester

Postal addressLaser House
Waterfront Quay
Salford Quays
M50 3XW
+44 161 886 8800
+44 845 111 7625
Official website

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Latest news stories

Real Radio XS to rebrand as XS Manchester - published 23 February 2016, 5.55am est

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Alex Wallis Editor
Alex Stepney Presenter
Alison Forshaw Managing Director
Clint Boon Presenter
David Heane Presenter
Francis Rossi Presenter
Hywel Evans Presenter
Ian Camfield Presenter
Justin Lee Collins Presenter
Mark Matthews Presenter
Matt White Station Manager
Matt White Presenter
Paul Lake Presenter
Rick Wakeman Presenter
Ricky Kirby Presenter
Sophie Yates Presenter
Sophie Sveinsson Presenter
Stan Collymore Presenter
Steve Berry Presenter

…at Communicorp UK

Alison Forshaw Managing Director
Clare Liddell Head of Marketing
Gavin Bruce Managing Director
Grace Hannah Director of People
Heather Kane Group Head of News and Programming
Katie Mackenzie Communications & Culture Executive
Keith Crane Business Development
Mark Lee Chief Executive

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