Bridge FM (Wales)

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

Bridge FM
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CityBridgend
Broadcast areaBridgend County
Vale of Glamorgan
Frequency106.3 MHz, [1] 106.3 Bridge FM Live online Streaming]
RDS: BridgeFM
SloganYour Music, Your Station
Programming
FormatHot AC
Ownership
OwnerNation Broadcasting
History
First air date
May 2000
Links
Websitebridgefm.wales

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

Shows include Breakfast with Mark and Laura weekdays between 6am & 10am, Daytime with Jay Curtis between 11am & 3pm, Drivetime with Lee Jukes (Lee is Bridge FM's longest serving presenter) between 3pm & 7pm, evenings with Mike Jordan from 7pm (Monday to Thurs) and the late show with Louise Apsee from 10pm.

OverviewEdit

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.

ProgrammingEdit

Bridge FM Radio's output is produced and broadcast from Nation Broadcasting's St Hilary studios. As are Swansea Bay Radio, Radio Carmarthenshire, Radio Ceredigion, and Radio Pembrokeshire and Nation Radio.[1]

NewsEdit

Local news bulletins air hourly from 6am - 6pm on weekdays and 8am - 12pm at weekends with headlines on the half-hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime.

Bridge FM also airs national Sky News Radio bulletins 24 hours a day and detailed local weather forecasts every hour.[2]

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Coordinates: 51°30′17″N 3°34′13″W / 51.504665°N 3.570254°W / 51.504665; -3.570254