BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, has confirmed that cuts planned for local radio have been scrapped.

Radio Merseyside

BBC Radio Merseyside is being granted Liverpool City Council’s highest civic honour, Freedom of the City, as it celebrates 50 years of broadcasting, 

The BBC says it is investigating 25 sexual harassment claims after encouraging employees to come forward following the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

The 90-minute special will be produced out of Shiver's Leeds office and is also timed to recognise Sir Elton's 70th birthday.

The new 60-second campaign will air on ITV at 7.15pm tonight and is narrated once again by Golden Globe-winning actor Jim Broadbent.

An ITV comedy starring and written by Jack Dee is to return to the North York Moors after being commissioned for a second series.

A 24-year-old is to report on local issues relating to Bradford on BBC Radio Leeds after being picked from over 100 hopefuls.

John Stones, Tosin Adarabioyo, women’s players Karen Bardsley and Keira Walsh and club legend Mike Summerbee also appear.

The 60-second commercial, which went live during The X Factor on ITV on Saturday, features creative developed collaboratively by Matalan and ITV Adventures, and produced by ITN Productions. 

Amp radio

A new radio outlet promises to bring ‘the freshest house and biggest dance anthems’ from Liverpool to listeners around the clock. 


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