About Radio Sussex

What is BBC Sussex?

BBC Sussex is the BBC's local radio station covering East and West Sussex. It broadcasts a mix of local news, information, conversation, music and entertainment, reflecting life in the area.

What is the remit of BBC Sussex?

The station offers a range of news and information about the editorial area along with national and international news. The programmes range from two hours speech on the weekday breakfast show through to an afternoon mix of celebrities, entertainers and local people and places of interest.

BBC Sussex reflects local sport with football commentaries on every Brighton and Hove Albion game, plus reports on a range of other sporting activities. If it's happening in Sussex you're bound to hear about it on one of our programmes.

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 Sussex

BBC Radio Brighton was launched in 1968 and later became BBC Radio Sussex and then BBC Southern Counties Radio. It was renamed BBC Sussex in 2009. The style and sound of the station has changed over the years, but Sussex remains at the heart of all we do. Famous names linked with the station include Jeremy Paxman, Katie Adie and Des Lynam.

How to Listen

104.5 FM (East and Mid Sussex), 104.8 FM (West Sussex), 95.3 FM (Brighton and Worthing), 95.0 FM (Newhaven), 95.1 FM (Horsham) & DAB digital (along South Coast from Bexhill to Bognor Regis.)

Listen online too via bbc.co.uk/bbcsussex


Breaking news, story ideas or general enquiries:

Main switchboard: 01273 320400

News desk: 01273 320441

Email: sussexnews@bbc.co.uk

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bbcsussex

Twitter: @bbcsussex

To submit a "what's-on" to be read out on-air, email: BBCSussexevents@bbc.co.uk