Ofcom receives 51 objections to XS Manchester change

The feedback to Ofcom’s consultation about the proposal to change XS Manchester to Capital XTRA sees 51 objections and two in favour. Of the two welcoming the news, one is a local music company whilst the other simply comments “Since the last rebrand it’s been a dreadful station, put it out of its misery, sooner the better.” But over 50 people took the time to write to Ofcom to help block the move. Some of the comments include: What are you thinking? XS is a brilliant station that I listen t...
Tags: Top, Global, Industry, Radio, Ofcom, Manchester, Greater Manchester, XTRA, Chris Moyles, Communicorp, Capital XTRA, Xs Manchester, Chris Moyles Johnny Vaughan, XS Manchester to Capital XTRA

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Simon Warr has died

BBC Radio Suffolk presenter Simon Warr has passed away aged 65 after losing his battle with cancer. The broadcaster, who also starred in Channel 4’s That’ll Teach ‘Em, died this morning while surrounded by his family. A message was posted on Simon’s Twitter page, which said: “It is with great sadness that I’ve been asked to let all Simon’s followers know that he passed away early this morning at the age of 65 after a short battle with pancreatic/liver cancer. “He was surrounded by his family, a...
Tags: Top, People, Radio, Jeremy Vine, Simon, Bbc Radio Suffolk, Simon Warr

Vick Hope announces Capital Breakfast departure

Capital Breakfast co-host Vick Hope has announced she is leaving the show and the station. Vick, who has presented the Capital Breakfast show along with Roman Kemp and Sonny Jay since 2017, hosted her final show last Friday and announced the news via social media. At the start of the show on Monday, Roman said: “You may have noticed that Vick Hope isn’t here today. It may come to you as a bit of surprise, but Vick has left Capital Breakfast.” He explained that Vick had left the show because s...
Tags: Top, Global, People, Radio, Capital, Vick, Roman Kemp, Stuart Clarkson, Vick Hope, Capital Breakfast, Global Spokesperson, Sonny Jay, Capital Breakfast co

Mel C speaks out: trying to be the perfect Spice Girl made me ill

Melanie Chisholm tells Desert Island Discs of her struggle to cope with fameMelanie Chisholm, the former Spice Girl Mel C, dates her past struggle with eating disorders and depression back to an incident at a Brit awards ceremony, she reveals on Desert Island Discs on 23 February.In 1996, before the girl group was officially launched, Chisholm was almost chucked out of the Spice Girls for unruly behaviour, following “a scuffle between me and Victoria” that she has only recently admitted to. Cont...
Tags: Health, Music, Society, UK News, Bbc, Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Radio, Radio 4, Spice Girls, Desert Island Discs, Victoria, Mel, Chisholm, Melanie Chisholm, Mel C

6 rules for keeping the deal on track every time

There are six fundamental rules an agent must follow to enable transactions to move forward expeditiously and with integrity. Without these critical elements, the transaction is at risk of collapsing and leaving all parties frustrated and angry in its wake. Discover what they are here.
Tags: Opinion, Negotiating, People, Radio, Agent, Emotions, Columns, Calm, National Association of Realtors, Select, John Giffen, Client Interests

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