About Radio Tees
What is BBC Tees?
BBC Tees is the BBC's local radio station covering Teesside, County Durham and North Yorkshire. It broadcasts a mix of local news, information, conversation, music and entertainment, reflecting life in the area.
What is the remit of BBC Tees?
The station offers a range of news and information about the editorial area along with national and international news. The programmes range from three hours speech on the weekday breakfast show through to an afternoon mix of celebrities, entertainers and local people and places of interest. With a round up in the afternoon of the local and national news followed by our weekday sports show with BBC Tees Sport.
BBC Tees reflects local sport with football commentaries on every Middlesbrough and Hartlepool game, plus reports on a range of other sporting activities. If it's happening in our region you will hear it on BBC Tees Sport.
Although most listeners are over 50, the station aims to appeal to anyone who is interested in the editorial area. There is more information about the remit of local radio here.
If you wish to comment further on the remit of BBC local radio, you can contact BBC Feedback or BBC Complaints.
History of BBC Tees
BBC Tees was launched on New Year’s Eve 1970. It wasn’t long before the station developed a large and loyal following which it still enjoys. The style and sound of the station has changed over the years, but our mission to inform and entertain people living on Teesside, in North Yorkshire and County Durham remains at the heart of all we do.
How to Listen
95FM, 95.8FM (Whitby) & DAB digital.
Listen online too via bbc.co.uk/bbctees
Breaking news, story ideas or general enquiries:
Main switchboard: 01642 225211
News desk: 01642 340668
Minicom: 01642 224150
To submit a "what's on" to be read out on-air, email: email@example.com.
To contact the team on-air, please telephone:
Studio: 08000 85 95 95
Travel desk: 0330 123 0181
Text: 81333 and start the message with "Tees". You will be charged at your standard message rate.
To contact BBC Tees by post: