Radio Solent announces new breakfast show for Dorset
- 16 May 2012
- From the section Dorset
BBC Radio Solent has announced plans for a new daily programme dedicated to West Dorset.
The weekday breakfast show will be broadcast live from studios in Dorchester.
Listeners will be able to tune in to the speech-led news programme on 103.8FM from next year.
Local MP Oliver Letwin said: "This is great news. After a long campaign, at last there will be some broadcasting aimed at the whole of Dorset."
He added: "The next stage is the provision of a full local radio service for Dorset."
The new show has been approved by the BBC Trust, which reviews each of the BBC's services every five years.