Preston's Local Radio Station

    Preston has a new new independent local commercial radio station called Central Radio North West which broadcasts to a total area of 370,000 across Preston, Leyland and Chorley ion addition to 260,000 adults in Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde.

    We play a mix of music from the 1970s to the present day, as well as 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.

    How to listen:

    You can find us locally on DAB digital radio, or you can download our free Apple/Android app. You can ask 'Alexa, Play Central Radio North West' or find us on Freeview TV channel 277. For more details about how you can listen to Central Radio North West, please see this page:

    Own a business? please get in touch to see how we can promote you on air. Click here to send us a message.

    Programming includes news and information from around the Central Lancashire area including community information and events.

    You can find out more about the plans of how Central Radio will grow local radio into new areas here:

    Contacting Central Radio
    We always welcome the comments and feedback of our listeners.  You can contact Central Radio by using the contact form found here.


    Download our Apps

    Listen to us on the go, download our mobile app.

    • Available on the App Store
    • Available on Google Play
    • Available on the Amazon Appstore
    • Just ask Amazon Alexa