Blackburn's Local Radio Station

    Blackburn has its own independent local commercial radio station called Central Radio North West - playing a mix of music from the 1970s to the present day, as well as being a trusted source of local news, sport and information. The station has a team of experienced presenters who are passionate about giving listeners the best possible experience.

    Central Radio is committed to supporting local businesses and charities. The station regularly hosts events and fundraisers, and has raised thousands of pounds for good causes. Central Radio North West is a vibrant and exciting new radio station that is quickly becoming a popular choice for listeners in the North West of England. The station is committed to providing great music, local news and information, and a platform for local people to share their stories.


    You can find us across Lancashire on DAB+ digital radio, or here's more ways:

    📻DAB+ (in Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Preston, Chorley & Blackpool)
    🔊Smart Speaker: 'Alexa, Play Central Radio North West'
    📺Freeview+ TV channel 277

    Advertise your business with us.

    Own a business in Blackburn? If you're serious about attracting new customers across Lancashire, get ahead of your competitors with radio advertising from Central Radio North West. For more details, complete this form:

    We'd love to hear from you, don't worry we won't bombard you with loads of emails and sales calls, if you've got a genuine interest in promoting your business... let's chat!


    You can read more about Central Radio North West broadcasting in Blackburn with our friends at Lancashire Telegraph:


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