HOME
The Info List - CFM Radio


--- Advertisement ---



CFM is an Independent Local Radio station broadcasting to Cumbria
Cumbria
and South West Scotland, with transmitters in Carlisle, Penrith and West Cumbria. Its musical output is popular hits of many genres, with the occasional selection of today's hits. The station is owned & operated by Bauer Radio and forms part of Bauer's City 1 network of stations.

Contents

1 History 2 Programming

2.1 News

3 Notable past presenters 4 References 5 External links

History[edit]

CFM logo used from 2008 until 2015.

The station was launched by its original owners, Border Television
Border Television
at 8am on 14 April 1993 when Managing Director and Breakfast show host John Myers played "The Best" by Tina Turner
Tina Turner
as its first song. Originally CFM only broadcast from their Caldbeck mast to Carlisle on 96.4 and Penrith, from the top of Beacon Hill, on 102.5. In September 1995, they also started transmitting to West Cumbria
Cumbria
from their transmitters at Broughton Moor
Broughton Moor
and Whitehaven. The frequencies for the West Coast are 102.2 (Workington and Cockermouth) and 103.4 (Whitehaven). From its launch, the station broadcast from premises adjacent to the ITV Border
ITV Border
studios in Durranhill, Carlisle. In April 2010, CFM moved to a new base at Atlantic House in Kingstown, Carlisle. In 2005, Emap
Emap
bought CFM and branded it as one of its Big City Network of stations. Three years later, Emap
Emap
was bought by Bauer, who have retained ownership of the station. Previously, CFM has won numerous industry awards including the Radio Academy's North West Station of the Year 2005 and Emap
Emap
Station of the Year 2006. In May 2013, CFM became the first radio station to broadcast from a nuclear reprocessing site at Sellafield, West Cumbria. Programming[edit] Local programming is produced and broadcast from CFM's Carlisle studios from 6am-2pm and 3-7pm on weekdays, 2-6pm on Saturdays and 12-4pm on Sundays. CFM also airs networked programming from sister station Key 103
Key 103
in Manchester
Manchester
via the Bauer City 1
Bauer City 1
network. The Vodafone Big Top 40 is syndicated from Global Radio at its Capital studios in London for broadcast on over 145 commercial radio stations across the UK. The station's local presenters are Robbie Dee (weekday breakfast), Pete Moss and Andy Gregory (Home Run).[1] The station's national network presenters include Paddy McGuinness, Darryl Morris, Dave Kelly, Jack Wood, Kelly Pegg, Marvin Humes, Simon Morykin, Wes Butters
Wes Butters
and Sophie Wright.[2] News[edit] CFM broadcasts local news bulletins hourly from 6am to 7pm on weekdays, from 7am to 1pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Headlines are broadcast on the half hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime shows, alongside sport and traffic bulletins. National bulletins from Sky News Radio are carried overnight with bespoke networked bulletins on weekend afternoons, usually originating from Radio Aire's Leeds newsroom. Notable past presenters[edit]

Rich Clarke (Heart Solent) Lucy Horobin (Heart and Heart London) John Myers

Jason King (Heart and Heart London) Joel Ross (Heart West Midlands) Tim Shaw

References[edit]

^ CFM - DJs ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Official website History of local radio in Cumbria MDS975's coverage map Broughton Moor
Broughton Moor
transmitter Caldbeck transmitter Penrith transmitter Whitehaven
Whitehaven
transmitter

v t e

Bauer Media Group

Publishing

Consumer titles (Australia)

APC Australian Geographic The Australian Women's Weekly Cosmopolitan Dolly Empire FHM Grazia Harper's Bazaar Motor NW OK! People The Picture Qantas The Australian Way Rolling Stone Street Machine Take 5 TechLife Top Gear TV Week Wheels Woman's Day Zoo Weekly

Consumer titles (Germany)

Adel exklusiv Alles für die Frau Astrowoche Auf einen Blick Auto Zeitung Auto Zeitung Classic Cars Auto Zeitung Gebrauchtwagen Avanti Bella Bravo Bravo Girl Bravo Sport Bummi Bussi Bär Card Collector Closer Cosmopolitan Das Neue Das Neue Blatt einfach.sein Fernsehwoche Freizeitwoche Good Health Happinez Heidi In meiner Küche inTouch inTouch Style Joy kochen & genießen Laura Laura Wohnen Kreativ Lecker Lissy Mach mal Pause Maxi Mehr Spass Mein Hund & Ich Mein Lieblingsrezept Mein TV & Ich Meine Melodie Meins Mini Mutti Myway Neue Post Pflege & Familie Repezte Pur Schöne Woche Selbst ist der Mann Shape Super Freizeit tina tina GESUND&Fit tina Koch&Back-Ideen tina WOMAN&Style tv14 tvpur tv!top TV Hören und Sehen TV Klar TV Movie TV Movie digital Volksstimme Welt der Wunder Woche Heute Wohnidee

Consumer titles (New Zealand)

Metro North & South

Consumer titles (United Kingdom)

Angling Times Bella Bike Bird Watching Car Classic Bike Closer Empire FHM First Golf World Grazia Heat Kerrang! Match Model Rail Mojo More! Motor Cycle News
Motor Cycle News
(MCN) Parker's Performance Bikes Pop Practical Classics Practical Fishkeeping Practical Photography Pregnancy & Birth Q Rail Take a Break That's Life! Today's Golfer TV Choice TV Quick Zoo

Consumer titles (United States)

AstroGirl First for Women In Touch Weekly Ideas and Discoveries J-14 Life & Style Weekly M QuizFest Soaps In Depth Twist Woman's World

Bauer Radio

Bauer City 1

CFM Clyde 1 Forth 1 Free Radio Birmingham Free Radio Coventry & Warwickshire Free Radio Herefordshire & Worcestershire Free Radio Shropshire & Black Country Hallam FM Key 103 Metro Radio MFR Northsound 1 Radio Aire Radio Borders Radio City Rock FM Tay FM TFM Viking FM West FM

Bauer City 2

Clyde 2 Forth 2 Hallam 2 Key 2 Metro 2 Radio MFR 2 Northsound 2 Radio Aire
Radio Aire
2 Radio City 2 Rock FM
Rock FM
2 Tay 2 TFM 2 Viking 2 West Sound (Ayrshire) West Sound (Dumfries and Galloway)

Bauer City 3

Clyde 3 Forth 3 Hallam 3 Key 3 Metro 3 Radio MFR 3 Radio Aire
Radio Aire
3 Radio City 3 Rock FM
Rock FM
3 Tay 3 TFM 3 Viking 3

Bauer National

Absolute Radio

Absolute Classic Rock Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio
Extra Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio
60s Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio
70s Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio
80s Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio
90s Absolute Radio
Absolute Radio
00s

Kiss Network

Kiss 100 Kiss 101 Kiss 105-108 KissFresh Kisstory

Digital radio

Heat The Hits Kerrang Radio

Other

Magic (Regional FM in London & National DAB) Planet Rock (National DAB) Cool FM Downtown Radio Free Radio 80s Gem 106 Radio City Talk Wave 105

The Box Plus Network (50%)

4Music
4Music
(run by Channel 4) Box Upfront The Box Box Hits Kerrang! TV Kiss TV Magic

Category

Coordinates: 54°55′47″N 2°57′17″W / 54.9297°N 2.9547°W

.