Star Radio North East

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Star Radio North East
Broadcast area Tees Valley, County Durham, North Yorkshire
Frequency FM:
102.3 MHz (Thirsk)
102.6 MHz (Richmond)
102.8 MHz (County Durham)
103.2 MHz (Darlington)
103.5 MHz (Northallerton)
106.8 MHz (Bishop Auckland)
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, County Durham, Northallerton, Richmond, Thirsk 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