The Bay (radio station)


The Bay (radio station)

Radio station|The Bay


10 March 1993
frequency=96.9 MHz, 102.3 MHz
and 103.2 MHz
share = 11.1%
share as of = March 2008
share source = [http://www.rajar.co.uk/listening/quarterly_listening.php]
area=North Lancashire and
South Cumbria
format =Contemporary
city=Lancaster
owner = CN Group

The Bay is a British radio station owned by the CN Group broadcasting from the city of Lancaster to the region of North Lancashire and the South Lakes, in North West England. It derives its name from the sand banks of Morecambe Bay, above which the main 96.9MHz transmitter is located. Other transmitters are located near the Lake District towns of Windermere (102.3) and Kendal (103.2), near the A684. Shows on The Bay include: "The Bay Breakfast" and "The Bay Drive Time". The Bay serves around 310,000 people with the majority of the audience being in the district of the City of Lancaster (pop. 133,914), with the largest settlement being Barrow-in-Furness (pop. 71,981), Lancaster (45,952), Kendal (pop. 27,521) and Ulverston (pop. 11,210) see also the districts of South Lakeland and the Borough of Barrow-in-Furness.

Previous presenters

*Phil Holmes
*Carl Greewood
*Dave Collins
*Kenny James
*Dave Richards
*Mike Shaft
*John Gilmore

ee also

* Lakeland Radio

External links

* [http://www.thebay.co.uk/fixedPage.aspx?id=4 LISTEN TO THE BAY LIVE]
* [http://www.thebay.co.uk The Bay official site]
* [http://www.geocities.com/thehotw/aircheck_UKLancs.htm History of radio in Lancashire]
* [http://tx.mb21.co.uk/gallery/kendal.shtml Kendal transmitter]
* [http://tx.mb21.co.uk/gallery/morecambe-bay.shtml Morecambe Bay transmitter]
* [http://tx.mb21.co.uk/gallery/windermere.shtml Windermere transmitter]


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