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BBC
BBC
WEST is the BBC
BBC
English Region serving Bristol
Bristol
, the majority of Wiltshire
Wiltshire
, northern and eastern Somerset
Somerset
, the majority of Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
and northern Dorset
Dorset
.

CONTENTS

* 1 Services

* 1.1 Television * 1.2 Radio * 1.3 Online and Interactive

* 2 History * 3 Studios * 4 See also * 5 External links

SERVICES

TELEVISION

BBC
BBC
West's television service (broadcast on BBC One
BBC One
) consists of the flagship regional news service BBC Points West
BBC Points West
, the topical magazine programme Inside Out West and a 20-minute opt-out during Sunday Politics . A late night football magazine show Late Kick Off is co-produced with BBC South , BBC South West and the independent production company Pergall Media.

RADIO

The region is the controlling centre for BBC Radio Bristol , BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
, BBC
BBC
Radio Wiltshire
Wiltshire
and BBC Somerset .

Radio Bristol, Radio Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
and Radio Wiltshire
Wiltshire
broadcast local programming every day between 5am and 7pm, while BBC
BBC
Somerset broadcasts local programming at breakfast from Monday to Saturday, weekday drivetime and Saturday afternoons, simulcasting Radio Bristol at all other times. The five stations simulcast networked programming each evening, joined by stations in the BBC South West region at weekends. Radio Bristol
Bristol
also broadcasts through the night on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

ONLINE AND INTERACTIVE

BBC
BBC
West also produces regional news "> BBC
BBC
West's Bristol headquarters

BBC
BBC
West's regional broadcasting centre is located on Whiteladies Road in the Clifton area of Bristol
Bristol
with local radio studios and television bureaux also located in Bath , Gloucester
Gloucester
, Swindon
Swindon
and Taunton
Taunton
.

The Bristol
Bristol
studios are the main base for Points West
Points West
, BBC
BBC
Radio Bristol
Bristol
and various regional and, previously, network programmes. Network output is now made at other specially built facilities or does not use a studio. The site originally had two studios, A and B, which catered for all output - network programming was produced from Studio A and Points West
Points West
and other regional output from Studio B. Studio A was closed in 1991 as a cost-saving measure, and in 1996 the site was altered so that new gallery facilities were inserted into part of Studio A. The now smaller Studio A is now used for Points West, while Studio B has been demolished.

SEE ALSO

* BBC
BBC
portal

* BBC
BBC
English Regions