Star Radio North East

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Star Radio North East
Star radio new logo.png
Broadcast area Tees Valley, County Durham, North Yorkshire
Frequency FM:
102.6 MHz (Richmond)
102.8 MHz (County Durham)
103.2 MHz (Darlington)
103.5 MHz (Northallerton)
106.8 MHz (Bishop Auckland)
RDS: Star---
First air date 2009
Format Adult contemporary music
Owner The Local Radio Company
(UKRD Group)

Star Radio North East is a north-east based local radio station serving Darlington, Durham, Northallerton and surrounding areas.


Following UKRD take over of The Local Radio Company, Star Radio North East was launched on 2 November 2009 formed when the new owners merged Alpha 103.2, Minster Northallerton and Durham FM into one station.[1] Originally, the Alpha name was to be used making the stations Alpha Northallerton and Alpha Durham.[2]


  1. ^ Sweney, Mark (14 May 2009). "Merger/take over details". The Guardian (London). Retrieved 2010-01-26. 
  2. ^ "Alpha name change details". Retrieved 2010-01-26. 

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Coordinates: 54°31′39″N 1°33′39″W / 54.5275°N 1.5608°W / 54.5275; -1.5608