Connect Radio 106.8
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106.8 FM & DABRDS: CONNECT
|First air date||July 24, 1999|
|Audience share||5.80% (Q3 / 2011, )|
Connect FM Peterborough (formerly 106.8 Lite FM) is a United Kingdom radio station serving Peterborough, The Deepings, Crowland, Spalding, Yaxley, Whittlesey & Stamford on 106.8FM and DAB Digital Radio
The station launched at 10:00am on Saturday 24 July 1999 with a live outside broadcast in Cathedral Square. The first song played was 'So Good' by Boyzone. The first scheduled programme was Saturday Sport, with Keith Hazelton & Neil Evans.
The station is owned by Adventure Radio
The station broadcasts locally focused information and entertainment for the Peterborough area with dedicated local News, Travel News and a wide choice of music for the city. Amongst the presenters are ex Hereward Radio DJ's Mark and Liz who present the breakfast show, 80's pop star Tracie Young on mid-mornings and Murray J in the afternoon, alongside long-serving Peterborough broadcasters Carlo Fiorentino and Gregg Nunney. The transmitter is situated at Gunthorpe just off Paston Parkway and is at 100 watts of power on 106.8 FM
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