102.5 The ’Bridge will continue broadcasting across the Southern Black Country for a further five years after securing the renewal of its licence.
The station’s licence, which is due to expire on 31st December 2012, has now been extended by the industry regulator Ofcom to the end of 2017.
Posted by Alex Totney on 1st November 2012 at 1:35 am
102.5 The ‘Bridge has made it simpler for listeners to text the station by introducing a shortcode number.
Thew new 64446 number replaces the station’s previous longer eleven-digit number – but the price to text in remains unchanged, at standard network rate.
Posted by Alex Totney on 30th October 2012 at 2:24 pm
102.5 The ’Bridge has confirmed several changes to its weekday and weekend programming schedule.
Tony Brannon takes over the Saturday breakfast show Carl Bennett moves from mid-morning to drivetime, while Benny Smyth returns to the airwaves in the latter part of the week.
Posted by Alex Totney on 30th October 2012 at 2:13 pm
102.5 The ’Bridge has appointed Steve Welch as Programme Controller, with Simon Doe appointed as Head of Music.
Steve replaces Phil Tonks, who has stepped down from his equivalent position as Head of Programming due to work commitments.