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BBC Radio Gloucestershire is the BBC Local Radio service for the English county of Gloucestershire, which started on 3 October 1988. It broadcasts from its studios in London Rd, Gloucester on DAB, 95FM (Stroud), 95.8FM (Cirencester), 104.7FM (Gloucester,Cheltenham & Tewkesbury), 1413 AM in the Cotswolds & Forest of Dean.

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Transmitters[edit]Edit

The station broadcasts on DAB, FM and AM.

The DAB transmitters for the multiplex that serves the Gloucestershire audience are located at Churchdown Hill (for the Severn Vale, including the Cheltenham/Gloucester conurbation), Stockend Wood (for south of Gloucester, parts of Stroud Valleys and shores of River Severn), Icomb Hill, near Bourton-on-the-Water (for the north Cotswolds) and Cirencester (for the south Cotswolds). The station commenced broadcasting on DAB digital radio on 18 October 2013 as part of the Gloucestershire local multiplex.[1]

The main FM transmitter is at Churchdown Hill near to jct 11 on the M5 which broadcasts on 104.7. The Stroud mast relays this signal on 95 FM. The Cirencester transmitter has a separate line feed from the studios and broadcasts on 95.8FM.

Radio Gloucestershire has two AM transmitters, both on 1413 kHz, at Stow-on-the-Wold and at Berkeley Heath.

Programming[edit]Edit

BBC Radio Gloucestershire broadcasts live local programming each weekday from 0600[inconsistent] to 1900, Saturdays from 0600 to 1805 and Sundays from 0600 to 1700. The station has studios at BBC Gloucestershire on London Road in Gloucester.[2]

From 1900 – 2200 each weekday, all BBC local radio stations in the BBC West region simulcast Mark Forrest's all England show and Trevor Fry's West only late show. At weekends, evening programming is shared with BBC South West and BBC West.

Overnight programming is simulcast from BBC Radio 5 Live, mainly consisting of Up All Night and Morning Reports.

Weekdays[edit]Edit

Time Main presenter(s)/programme Location
0100 – 0500 BBC Radio 5 LiveUp All Night Salford
0500 – 0530 BBC Radio 5 LiveMorning Reports
0530 – 0600 Joe Lemer Bristol
0600 – 0900 Mark Cummings Gloucester
0900 – 1200 Anna King
1200 – 1500 Claire Carter
1500 – 1700 Chris Baxter
1700 – 1900 Steve Kitchen
1900 – 2200 Mark Forrest Leeds
2200 – 0100 Trevor Fry Bristol

Wednesday variations[edit]Edit

Time Main presenter/programme Location
0100 – 0130 UK BlackEddie Nestor London
0130 – 0200 Desi DownloadSatnam Rana Birmingham
0200 – 0230 Faith in England: The Reverend Gavin Ashenden Brighton
0230 – 0500 BBC Radio 5 LiveUp All Night Salford

Saturday[edit]Edit

Time Main presenter(s)/programme Location
0100 – 0500 BBC Radio 5 LiveUp All Night Salford
0500 – 0600 Pete Wilson Gloucester
0600 – 0900 Claire Carter
0900 – 1200 Kate Clark
1200 – 1430 James Thomas
1430 – 1730 Steve Kitchen
1730 – 1800 Johnny Coppin
1805 – 2000 Geoff Barker's Rock 'n' Roll Party Plymouth
2000 – 2200 BBC Introducing Bristol
2200 – 0100 Graham Torrington Plymouth

Sunday[edit]Edit

Time Main presenter(s)/programme Location
0100 – 0500 BBC Radio 5 LiveUp All Night Salford
0500 – 0600 Pete Wilson Gloucester
0600 – 1000 Richard Atkins
1000 – 1200 Vernon Harwood
1200 – 1300 Pete Wilson
1300 – 1500 Vintage top 40
1500 – 1700 Graham Pass
1700 – 1800 Lee Stone community radio show Wiltshire
1800 – 2000 Manny Masih Gloucester
2000 – 2200 Kevin Philemon
2200 – 0000 Graham Pass Gloucester
0000 – 0100 Sounds of Brass: Phillip Hunt

Regular daytime cover presenters include Kate Clark and Kate Justice.

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