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The BBC’s weekly rugby league programme, The Super League Show, returns to BBC One across the North for a 17th series on Monday 9 February. Every week for 30 weeks Tanya Arnold will present extensive highlights from all the games in this historic first season, as the sport enters a new era with a reworked Super League structure.
Inside Out returns to BBC One across England on Monday 12 January with a new series of programmes featuring surprising real-life stories, and hard-hitting current affairs from each region of England.
Britain is suffering an epidemic of loneliness, with more people having no one to turn to in a crisis and fewer of us knowing our neighbours. On 12 December BBC North will explore the huge spectrum of loneliness in the UK today, with an innovative day of programming across radio, TV and online.
BBC Radio Devon today (2 December) announced Simon Bates as its new Breakfast presenter, his new show will start on Monday 12 January 2015.
BBC Radio Manchester has announced that Sam Walker is to be the new drive time presenter from next February.
BBC Radio Manchester is proud to announce an exciting new Breakfast show line-up from February 2015. Current presenter Allan Beswick returns to his phone-in roots, to shake up late-night radio on BBC Radio Manchester and Lancashire, while Alison Butterworth and Phil Trow will be waking listeners from 6am every week day morning presenting a Breakfast show packed with Mancunian warmth, humour, news, sport and entertainment.
World War One At Home: Local stories from a global conflict returns to BBC radio, television and online from Friday 7 November to Tuesday 11 November
World War One At Home: Local stories from a global conflict returns to BBC radio, television and online from Friday 7 November to Tuesday 11 November
The FA Cup is returning to BBC Television this autumn with more coverage than ever before across TV and BBC Local Radio. To celebrate this, the famous old trophy is going on tour, visiting five regions across five days, beginning in the North East on Monday 3 November and ending in the North West on Friday 7 November.
To mark Remembrance Week 2014 the BBC is broadcasting a raft of programmes across BBC TV, radio and online that will help the nation pause to remember the fallen.
The powerful story of a soldier from Salford who fought in the First World War will be brought to life in a series of special performances on 17 and 18 October with players from the BBC Philharmonic and Salford Symphony Orchestra at IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums.
BBC Two and BBC Yorkshire tackle Pennine Way for documentary series marking 5Oth anniversary of Britain’s toughest walk
BBC Yorkshire is joining forces with BBC Two to produce a four-part documentary series celebrating the stunning Pennine Way to mark the 50th anniversary of the trail next year.
BBC Radio Leeds has announced that Yorkshire broadcaster Richard Stead is to host the station’s mid-morning show starting in the autumn, when Wes Butters, who has fronted the programme for the past three years, leaves to dedicate more time to his other work.
The BBC in Bristol celebrates its 80th Anniversary today with an announcement that audiences will have the chance to attend an exclusive Bristol premiere of the Natural History Unit’s new landmark series Life Story, introduced by David Attenborough.
BBC Local Radio has announced that it will be presenting a unique celebration of African-Caribbean comedy on the evening of Saturday 11 October (7.30-10.00pm).
An exclusive survey commissioned by the BBC’s regional current affairs programme, Inside Out (BBC One, Monday 15 September, 7.30pm) reveals new evidence on why millions of British adults do not have a private pension.
To celebrate the return of Peaky Blinders for its eagerly anticipated second series, a special exhibition will be running in the reception area of the Library of Birmingham from Friday 12 September until Thursday 25 September.
BBC Surrey today announce that Suzanne Bamborough will be joining James Cannon to co-present the BBC Surrey breakfast show from Monday 15 September, 6-9am. She will already be a familiar voice to many listeners as she has been working as a newsreader at the station for many years.
Birmingham City FC fans are in for a blinding treat this weekend (Saturday 13 September) when the first ever screening of the new trailer for the second series of BBC Two’s Peaky Blinders is being shown at half-time during the home match against Leeds United FC.
Fans to get chance to attend world premiere of second series of BBC Two's Peaky Blinders in Birmingham
The world premiere screening of the first episode of the new series of BBC Two’s epic gangster drama Peaky Blinders will take place on Sunday 21 September in Birmingham and the BBC is giving fans of the show an opportunity to be a part of the very special event.
In the week that thousands of children across the Midlands head back to the classroom, BBC Midlands Today is set to host a special debate on BBC One (West Midlands) at 10.35pm tonight (3 September), asking What Faith In Our Schools?
Inside Out returns to BBC One in England on Monday 1 September at 7.30pm (regional variations) with a new series of programmes featuring surprising real-life stories, local news and hard-hitting current affairs. The first episode will feature an in-depth undercover investigation into a criminal gang who use specially adapted chip and pin machines to empty the bank accounts of unsuspecting consumers.
Inside Out returns to BBC One in England this autumn with a new series of programmes featuring surprising real-life stories, local news and hard-hitting current affairs from each region of the country.
A new BBC documentary marks the 50th anniversary of the famous mods and rockers clashes on the seafronts of south east England.
The culture, costumes and colour of one of the UK’s oldest and most spectacular street festivals is being brought to life for listeners of BBC Radio Leeds from Monday 18 August, when the station broadcasts a special line-up of news, features and guests in the run-up to the climax of the Leeds West Indian Carnival on Monday 25 August.
More people are tuning into to the Chris Evans Breakfast Show on BBC Radio 2 than to any programme since records began, according to data released today.
BBC Radio Bristol today (Wednesday 30 July) announced a brand new Breakfast show starting on Monday 1 September, 6.30am to 9.00am weekdays.
The BBC’s ambitious World War One At Home project returns on Monday 4 August with hundreds of stories linked to places across the UK revealing the impact of the global conflict on life on the Home Front.
BBC Radio Lincolnshire has today announced Carla George as its new Breakfast co-presenter, joining Scott Dalton from Monday, 7 July.
The BBC has today announced that BBC Three Counties Radio will move to Dunstable in early 2015.
Details of BBC programming to mark the summer of commemoration of the start of World War One, June to August 2014.
Former Blue Peter presenter Andy Akinwolere is joining BBC Inside Out West Midlands to front the regional current affairs programme.
All the colour and atmosphere of Bristol’s St Pauls Carnival (Saturday 5 July) can be heard on BBC Radio Bristol in a special two-hour show from the heart of the famous street festival and Masquerade parade celebrating African and Caribbean culture.
Five brothers who were killed in action in World War One will be remembered in a series of ambitious performances across Lincolnshire this summer, the BBC announced today.
Actor Larry Lamb will appear at the BBC World War One At Home Tour when it heads to Woolwich for the Great Get Together and Armed Forces Day on Saturday 28 June 2014 (11am-6pm).
World War One At Home, a landmark project on radio, TV and online, features 1,400 powerful, fascinating and moving stories linked to places across the UK and Ireland in a way never told before.
Untold stories about life on the Home Front during World War One are revealed in a series of regional documentaries on BBC One (2 June, 7.30pm- 8.00pm, regional variations).
Today the BBC announce that it will base its centre for recruitment and talent development for the UK in the heart of Birmingham.
Presenter Maggie Doyle is joining BBC Radio Kent’s Breakfast Show.
BBC Birmingham and the International Dance Festival Birmingham have come together to celebrate the faces, voices, music, dance and passion of Birmingham and the Black Country through a special short film for BBC Midlands Today.
Jonathan Dimbleby and his Any Questions? team are linking up with BBC Radio Bristol for a special live broadcast today at the Knowle West Media Centre as part of Bristol Food Connections. The programme will broadcast simultaneously on BBC Radio 4 and Radio Bristol.
D-Day was the battle that the Allies could not afford to lose. The attack, by 156,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy on 6 June 1944, was the beginning of the end of the Second World War.
MasterChef's John Torode, Ken Hom and food blogger Jack Monroe join a smorgasbord of celebrity chefs at the BBC At Bristol Food Connections, from 3 to 11 May 2014.
BBC Radio York has announced Georgey Spanswick as its new breakfast show presenter.
BBC Radio Norfolk has today announced that Nicky Price will be the new presenter of the station’s Breakfast Show from Monday 7 April.
BBC London has been given exclusive access to film one of the first same-sex weddings to take place on 29 March 2014, the day same-sex marriages become legal in England and Wales for the first time.
TV viewers will get the chance to see behind the scenes of one of Britain’s great historic buildings this weekend.
High-profile BBC broadcasters including Kirsty Young, Jenni Murray and Victoria Derbyshire have given their support to a new scheme acting as mentors to 20 female presenters from across BBC Local Radio.
A stained glass window believed to have miraculously escaped unscathed from the ruins of Coventry Cathedral and delivered to a small Icelandic town of Akureyri during the Second World War has been proven as nothing more than a myth in a new BBC documentary entitled The Great Glass Mystery for BBC One (West Midlands).
BBC World Service’s global radio and television debate programme, World Have Your Say is teaming up with World Service Language Services and BBC radio stations throughout the UK for the first time to host a series of debates looking at issues of interest to different communities in the UK.
A four-times nominee at this year’s Brit awards is set to drum home his support for Plymouth Argyle by making his debut on as a guest in the commentary box alongside BBC Radio Devon’s Gordon Sparks on Saturday (23 February).
BBC Songs Of Praise: School Choir Of The Year, the highly anticipated annual choir competition, is recording at The International Convention Centre in Birmingham in March, broadcasting on consecutive Sundays this spring on BBC One.
Plans for fracking in Lancashire have stalled after major energy company Cuadrilla withdrew applications for radioactive waste permits that would allow the controversial process to go ahead, the BBC has learned.
A former County Durham youth detention centre comes under close scrutiny in a BBC One Inside Out documentary broadcast on Monday 27 January, with fresh allegations of widespread sexual and physical abuse following a re-opened police investigation into the controversial prison.
The BBC has appointed Finn Communications, subject to contract, to provide TV Licensing public relations locally in the north of England.
As Stargazing Live returns to BBC Two in the New Year, BBC Learning and its partners are hosting a number of spectacular events designed to inspire everyone – from the complete beginner to the enthusiastic amateur – to make the most of the night sky.
Paddy Hill of the Birmingham Six and the family of Maxine Hambleton who was killed in one of the Birmingham pub bombings in 1974 have come face to face for the first time in an emotionally charged meeting for a BBC West Midlands documentary entitled ‘Who Murdered Maxine?’ (Monday 18 November, BBC One (West Mids) at 7.30pm).
The new face of BBC Look North in Yorkshire has been announced today as Amy Garcia.
WPC 56 has been re-commissioned and will return to BBC One in the New Year.
Birmingham-born Tommy Nagra, current Head of Television, Religion & Ethics, Salford, has been announced as Head of Business Development for BBC Birmingham. He will start full time in the role from January, after overseeing Salford In-House TV output from Religion & Ethics in the run-up to Christmas.
The BBC today announced plans to mark the First World War Centenary with the biggest and most ambitious pan-BBC season ever undertaken.
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Experts are warning of a looming crisis across England as a new report reveals that the country is rapidly running out of space to bury people.
The BBC Sussex Countywide Tour will be making its way across Sussex in September, visiting 30 places in 30 days, to mark 30 years of serving the county.
BBC Somerset today announce Emma Britton as its new Breakfast presenter, starting on Monday 9 September.
‘Just the Job Live’, a free two day event (3 & 4 September) at Coventry Central Hall, aims to offer practical hands-on advice, real help and useful insight to help people seeking employment get their foot firmly on the job ladder.
BBC Director-General, Tony Hall, has unveiled an ambitious vision for BBC Local Radio at the Edinburgh International Television Festival, stating that by the end of 2014, the corporation is aiming for 50 per cent of local stations to have a woman presenting the high-profile Breakfast shows – either in a solo capacity or as part of a team.
BBC Director-General Tony Hall today announced that the BBC will take on an apprentice in every BBC local radio station across England and in BBC radio stations across Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland by September 2014.
The BBC today announced it will launch five new subscription-free BBC HD channels. The new channels - BBC News HD, BBC Three HD, BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD and CBBC HD - will launch by early 2014 and will be offered to all digital television platforms that carry HD channels.*
Incredible, never-before-seen footage of the 'miracle birth' of a Sumatran orangutan is at the heart of a captivating documentary filmed to mark the 50th anniversary of the founding of Jersey’s Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.
The BBC is on the hunt for budding musicians and singers in Cumbria to form a special community orchestra that will work with the world-renowned BBC Philharmonic and perform live on the radio.
Breakfast in Dorset is a new dedicated local BBC radio breakfast programme from BBC Radio Solent. Launching on Monday 8 July, the show will bring listeners the very best in Dorset news, debate, people and the distinctive flavour and fun of local life.
A leading expert on hospital mortality rates has told a BBC programme that he would not send his child to the Leeds children’s heart unit.
New research shows that the NHS Chaplain service is in decline with nearly 40% of Acute Hospital Trusts in England having fewer Chaplains than they did in 2009.
The BBC WM 95.6 Summer Tour is gaining momentum. Following the success of its Wolverhampton gig, the team moves on into Dudley, for another week of seasonal family fun (10-16 June).
The BBC WM 95.6 Summer Tour hits the road in June, promising some seasonal fun for all the family, as well as supporting community projects. As the live broadcasts entertain the listeners, the BBC WM 95.6 team rolls up its sleeves and gets stuck in to a range of community projects throughout the region, from 3 to 30 June.
The first-ever proof of continuous occupation around Stonehenge, and that people were there as early as 7500BC, 5,000 years earlier than previously proven, is revealed tonight on The Flying Archaeologist, BBC One (West and South), at 7.30pm.
The BBC today announced a major refurbishment of its property and technology at Seymour Road, Plymouth, as part of its continued commitment to audiences in the South-West.
The BBC and the ECB today announce a new broadcast partnership for county cricket, with live ball-by-ball commentary of every County Championship match available throughout the season, plus all one-day and T20 matches.
On the day the Public Inquiry into Stafford Hospital publishes its findings, BBC One in the West Midlands broadcasts a special half-hour investigation: The Hospital That Didn’t Care (tx BBC One West Midlands, 10.35pm).
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