Lakeland Radio

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Lakeland Radio
Lakeland Radio Logo 2015.png
City of license Kendal
Broadcast area Lake District
Slogan The Sound of the Lake District
Frequency FM: 100.1, 100.8, 101.4 MHz
First air date 27 October 2001
Format Adult Contemporary
Audience share 11.5% (June 2015, RAJAR)
Owner CN Group
Sister stations The Bay
Webcast Radioplayer
Website Lakeland Radio

Lakeland Radio is an Independent Local Radio station serving the Lake District. It is owned and operated by the CN Group and broadcasts from studios at Lakeland Food Park near Kendal.

Overview[edit]

Lakeland Radio broadcasts from transmitters at Kendal on 100.1 MHz,[1] the western side of Lake Windermere on 100.8 MHz[2] and Keswick Forest on 101.4 MHz.[3][4]

Originally licensed to serve the South Lakes, the station's coverage area extended northwards on 23 April 2013 when it began broadcasting to Keswick and surrounding villages.[5] Part of the service area overlaps with that of its Lancaster-based sister station The Bay.

Programming[edit]

The majority of the station's programming is produced and broadcast from its Kendal studios, with the exceptions of the weekly syndicated country and 1980s music shows. Evening and overnight programming is generally voicetracked and automated.[6]

The station's presenters include Simon Yaxley (Yakkers at Breakfast), Dan Beale (weekday daytime), John Pye (The Home Run) and Steff Todd (weekday evenings).[7]

Local news bulletins air every hour from 7am to 6pm on weekdays and from 8am to 1pm at weekends with hourly national bulletins from Sky News Radio carried at all other times.

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Coordinates: 54°20′43″N 2°46′37″W / 54.3453°N 2.7769°W / 54.3453; -2.7769