BBC South West


BBC South West

Infobox BBC Nation or Region
name = BBC South West


headquarters = Plymouth
area = Devon, Cornwall, South and West Somerset, West Dorset
the Channel Islands
nation = BBC English Regions
regions =
tvstations =
tvtransmitters = Beacon Hill
Caradon Hill
Huntshaw Cross
Redruth
Stockland Hill
radiostations = BBC Radio Devon
BBC Radio Cornwall
BBC Radio Jersey
BBC Radio Guernsey
radiotransmitters =
keypeople = John Lilley
(Head of Regional
& Local Programmes)
launched =
closeddate =
replaced =
replacedby =
website =

BBC South West is the BBC English Region producing local television, radio, web and teletext content for Devon, Cornwall and the Channel Islands.

Its television service transmitted on BBC One includes the two separate weekday (once only on Saturday and Sunday) "Spotlight" news programmes for Devon, Cornwall, parts of Somerset and Dorset and for the Channel Islands, the half hourly news headlines, weather & travel reports during "BBC Breakfast" morning news broadcast, the weekly regional magazine programme "Inside Out" and the weekly "Politics Show".

The region is the controlling centre for BBC Radio Devon, BBC Radio Cornwall, BBC Radio Jersey and BBC Radio Guernsey, as well as producing the regional news pages on Ceefax and the news sections of the local Where I Live sites.

The regional headquarters and television centre is at Broadcasting House in Plymouth, with offices and television studios also in St Helier and Exeter.

ee also

*BBC English Regions

External links

*bbc.co.uk|id=whereilive|title=Where I Live
*bbc.co.uk|id=spotlight|title=BBC "Spotlight"


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