‘Monty Panesar In Lockdown With’ to air across UK Asian radio stations

Head On Media has announced a special six-part series 'Monty Panesar In Lockdown With', produced by Audio Content Fund, which will be broadcasting on...

Gulshan Radio’s Gulshan Dhingra to hold a 11-hour radio marathon

Gulshan Radio's Gulshan Dhingra has announced a radio marathon, which will take place on Saturday 11th July - starting from 07:00 up until 18:11...

BBC Asian Network’s ‘Breakfast’ hosts on-air school-leavers’ party

BBC Asian Network hosted the "biggest" on air leavers’ party for the hundreds of thousands of pupils around the country who will be leaving...

Analogue UK radio stations boosted by ten-year licence extension

Media Minister John Whittingdale has announced encouraging plans for UK analogue commercial radio stations, giving them a ten-year licence extension. Several FM and AM commercial...

BBC streamline local services in cost-cutting exercise

The BBC has cut 450 jobs and announced plans to transform its local services in England. BBC England, home of the BBC’s local radio...

BBC Radio 5 Live confirms overnight show to relay across local BBC stations

The BBC has announced that it will be launching its new BBC Radio 5 Live overnight show, which will simulcast across its 39 local...

Ahmed Hussain appointed new head of BBC Asian Network

BBC Asian Network has announced Ahmed Hussain as the new Head of the station. Hussain has worked in production across Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian...

BritAsia TV announces launch of BritAsia Radio online & DAB

BritAsia TV has announced the launch of BritAsia Radio - available immediately online worldwide. The station, which is set to also launch on DAB in...

Sabras Radio announces special show to cover coronavirus spike in Leicester

Popular award-winning Asian station, Sabras Radio has responded to the imminent local lockdown in Leicester after the city saw a spike in coronavirus cases. Starting...

Bobby Friction praises Asian Network despite “massive problems with some parts in BBC”

Bobby Friction has waded in the ongoing debate about racial inequality in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. In a couple of tweets...

Asian Star Radio to launch on DAB+ across London

Slough based community station, Asian Star Radio is set to launch on DAB+ across London. The station, which has been expanding its reach, launched in...

Commercial radio stations gets temporary relief on transmission costs

The commercial radio sector has welcomed a support package from Arqiva designed to help its customers with the cost of transmission during the coronavirus...

Asian Star Radio forays into Birmingham & Manchester on DAB+

London based community Asian radio station, Asian Star Radio has forayed into the Birmingham and Manchester markets on DAB+ radio sets. The station, which...

IBC Tamil no longer broadcasting on London DAB

IBC Tamil has been removed from London's DAB, its been confirmed. In Ofcom's monthly update, it was stated that IBC Tamil will no longer be...

BBC Radio 1Xtra & BBC Asian Network launch ‘Words First’

BBC Radio 1Xtra and BBC Asian Network have launched ‘Words First’ alongside BBC Arts and Contains Strong Language Festival, aiming to discover the best...

BBC Asian Network’s Bollywood Uncovered podcast goes behind the scenes

Launching on BBC Sounds today (25th May), Bollywood Uncovered is the new podcast series by BBC Asian Network that takes listeners on a journey...

BBC Asian Network announces Bollywood-packed Bank Holiday Monday

The BBC Asian Network has announced a Bollywood-packed Bank Holiday Monday (25th May) schedule. Monday’s Asian Network presenters Harpz Kaur, Haroon Rashid, Yasser and Bobby...

Audio Content Fund to support Asian radio audiences during coronavirus

The government's Audio Content Fund has announced the final grants to be awarded in its special funding round to support audiences during coronavirus restrictions. ...

BBC News presenters share coronavirus message in South Asian languages for BBC Asian Network campaign

BBC News presenters of South Asian origin have united in a campaign to promote work by the BBC Asian Network, which shares vital coronavirus...

Panjab Radio’s Surjit Ghuman nominated as “hero of community” by listener

Panjab Radio's Managing Director, Surjit Singh Ghuman MBE, has been branded a "hero" by a listener in a feature published in the Metro newspaper. In...