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106.3 Bridge FM

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City  Bridgend
Format  CHR
First air date  May 2000
Owner  Nation Broadcasting
Broadcast area  Bridgend County Vale of Glamorgan
Frequency  106.3 MHz, [1] 106.3 Bridge FM Live online Streaming] RDS: BridgeFM

Bridge FM is a Independent Local Radio station serving Bridgend County Borough and surrounding areas. It is owned and operated by Nation Broadcasting and broadcasts on 106.3 FM from studios near the St Hilary transmitter in the neighbouring Vale of Glamorgan.

Contents

The station plays chart music from the 1980s to the present day, alongside local news, travel and community information.

Overview

Bridge FM was formerly owned by Tindle Radio Group but sold to Town and Country Broadcasting (now Nation Broadcasting) in 2006, becoming the company's fifth local radio station.

Programming

The majority of Bridge FM's output is produced and broadcast from Nation Broadcasting's St Hilary studios. Most programming and presenters is shared with sister stations Radio Carmarthenshire, Radio Ceredigion, and Radio Pembrokeshire. The weekday evening show is also simulcast with Nation Radio.

The Vodafone Big Top 40 is produced by Global Radio at its Capital studios in London for broadcast on 145 commercial radio stations in the UK every Sunday afternoon.

News

Local news bulletins air hourly from 6.02am - 6.02pm on weekdays and 8.02am - 12.02pm at weekends with headlines on the half-hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime. As of June 2016, the station's news bulletins are provided by independent company Radio NewsHub in Leeds.

Bridge FM also airs national Sky News Radio bulletins 24 hours a day and detailed local weather forecasts on the half-hour.

References

106.3 Bridge FM Wikipedia


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