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Latest Steve Allen complaints not investigated by Ofcom

Ofcom has decided not to pursue the 860 complaints it received about Steve Allen marking remarks about Tilly Ramsay on LBC. In the latest Broadcast Bulletin, the incident, which happened on October 18th, was listed under the Standards complaints assessed but not pursued. Steve said: “Tilly Ramsey is a chubby little thing isn’t she, probably her dad’s cooking” as a comment after seeing an article about her in the paper. As a result, Tilly posted feedback on her Instagram account saying being c...
Tags: Global, People, Industry, Radio, Ofcom, LBC, Steve, Steve Allen, Tilly, Tilly Ramsay, Tilly Ramsey


Zahawi rejects exclusion zones to keep Covid anti-vaxxers away from schools

Education secretary says police should deal with problem as survey shows 79% of schools targetedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNadhim Zahawi has rejected calls for the introduction of exclusion zones to keep anti-vaccine protesters away from schools, saying he would prefer the police to deal with the problem.The education secretary told LBC that anti-vaxxers, who have been picketing school gates across England, should not be going anywhere near schools, teachers or p...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, Education, Children, Police, Society, UK News, Schools, Health policy, Vaccines and immunisation, LBC, Keir Starmer, Nadhim Zahawi, Zahawi, Coronavirus


Andrew Marr ‘wants to be free of BBC rules so he can speak out on climate’

Presenter’s high profile move to LBC will mark end of ‘almost unconscious self-censorship’ on air, sources sayAndrew Marr’s decision to leave the BBC was prompted by his desire to speak freely on environmental issues, as well as politics, and escape the daily online attacks he faces, it is believed.The high-profile journalist’s sudden move to LBC radio, announced on Friday, will allow him to drop BBC impartiality and so avoid some of the relentless criticism he receives across the political spec...
Tags: Media, Environment, UK News, Bbc, Andrew Marr, LBC, Lbc Radio, Laura Kuenssberg, Marr, Climate Crisis


Broadcaster Andrew Marr quits the BBC to join Global

Long-serving BBC broadcaster Andrew Marr is leaving the corporation and joining Global to host programmes on LBC and Classic FM. He will host a brand new, opinion-led programme, broadcast on LBC and fully visualized on Global Player where he will give his view on the biggest issues of the moment. Andrew Marr will also present a brand-new programme on Classic FM playing music as well as interviewing guests from the worlds of politics and the arts. In addition to his new programmes on LBC and C...
Tags: Global, Bbc, People, Radio, Andrew Marr, LBC, Ashley Tabor, Classic Fm, Alerts, Andrew, BBC Radio, Marr, James Rea


Andrew Marr to leave BBC for LBC to 'get my own voice back'

He will host an "opinion-led programme" on radio station LBC and work for Classic FM and newspapers.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Andrew Marr, LBC


Andrew Marr to leave BBC to 'get own voice back'

He will join media giant Global, which owns radio stations including LBC, and write for newspapers.
Tags: UK, News, Bbc, Andrew Marr, LBC


Christmas delivery slots for Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Asda: What you need to know about booking - LBC

Christmas delivery slots for Sainsbury’s, Tesco and Asda: What you need to know about booking   LBC
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, Sainsbury, LBC


Full programme announced for Radio TechCon 2021 conference

A podcast that produces itself, a radio station without any studios and a team trying to cover South Africa with digital sounds will all be featured as part of this year’s Radio TechCon. The full programme for the conference, being held on Monday, 29th November 2021, also includes: A talented future for radio – how do we attract new technical talent to radio – and how do we make them stay? The team at LBC show off their newest studio at Millbank – designed with tv in mind. Boom without ...
Tags: UK, Events, Industry, Radio, South Africa, LBC, David Lloyd, CPD, Millbank, Maida Vale, Radio Techcon, Ann Charles, TBC Media Ltd, Quentin Howard, Boom Radio Neutrinowatch, Martin Austwick


Review of Radiocentre’s Tuning In 2021 event in London

Radiocentre’s annual celebration of all things audio and radio – Tuning In – took place this year at London’s Congress Centre on November 10th and was livestreamed to audiences across the UK. Tuning In 2021 explored many aspects of the audio revolution and presented sessions by leading figures from the worlds of radio, advertising, music and creativity. This was the first Tuning In event presented by Ian Moss, Radiocentre’s CEO who took up the reins four months ago. He hit the ground running,...
Tags: UK, London, John Cleese, Global, Events, Bbc, Industry, Rebecca, Radio, Daily Mail, Ofcom, David Beckham, Cambridge, Boris Johnson, LBC, Owen Paterson


Tesco worker wins £50k after being 'held hostage' at work by pregnant boss - LBC

Tesco worker wins £50k after being 'held hostage' at work by pregnant boss   LBC
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, LBC


Johnny Vaughan added to Radiocentre’s Tuning In event line up

Radiocentre’s free event has confirmed its final sessions ahead of the live event next Wednesday. Exploring how radio and podcasts can work in partnerships for brands, Tony McAllister (Global’s Partnerships Development Director), Chris Baughen (Managing Editor, Global Player) and Radio X’s Johnny Vaughan will take to the Tuning In stage to discuss how radio organisations are best positioned to deliver integrated, multi-platform campaigns that showcase podcasts at their best. Also announced ...
Tags: John Lewis, John Cleese, Events, People, Radio, Boris Johnson, John, LBC, Rachel Johnson, St Luke, Ian, Matthew Wright, Radiocentre, Johnny Vaughan, Tom Grennan, Elz


Broadcaster Paul Rowley leaves the BBC after 47 years in radio

Paul Rowley is leaving the BBC this weekend after more than 47 years in journalism. Since 1994, Rowley has been BBC Local Radio’s Political Correspondent at Westminster, having previously done the same job at Independent Radio News during twenty years in commercial broadcasting and newspapers. He started his radio career in 1974 at Radio City on Merseyside, joining as a presenter and moving on to reporting on news and politics. Paul joined IRN in 1989 as a political correspondent and also wor...
Tags: London, Washington, US, Bbc, People, Radio, Burton Albion, Wigan Athletic, Football League, Westminster, Whitbread, LBC, Merseyside, Labour Party, Kenny Everett, PAUL


RAJAR’s Return – Who did well, less well and why

Opinion blog on the return of RAJAR, by Matt Deegan. The latest RAJAR data is out, and there’s a lot in there. An 18 month wait, massive consumer change because of the pandemic alongside gradual consumer changes happening anyway, new stations, network re-brands, new talent. Plus all the normal ups and downs. Phew. I can’t cover it all in here, so you get the best of what I’ve noticed in a few hours. The other important thing to notice is that RAJAR has changed how it measures audience figures...
Tags: Facebook, London, Radio, LBC, Matt, Bauer, Rajar, Matt Deegan, Capital XTRA, Phil Riley, TechCon, Lbc News, Times Radio, Boom Radio, Anne Charles, Stig Abel


Boom Radio and Times Radio celebrate first RAJAR results

The first RAJAR results for Boom Radio show the new national station is reaching 233,000 listeners every week, whilst Times Radio reports an impressive 637,000. It’s a successful start for both stations which launched during the pandemic, with Boom Radio getting an average listening of eight hours per week, and Times Radio on 5.5. Phil Riley, CEO at Boom Radio, said: “This is a spectacular result, with so far 233k people finding Boom Radio and more importantly, staying with us. While our list...
Tags: UK, England, London, Global, Bbc, Radio, Britain, Magic, LBC, Ashley Tabor, Chris Evans, BBC World Service, Ben Cooper, Baby Boomers, BBC Radio, ARIA


Tilly Ramsay: Comedian abused over namesake's chubby remark

Steve N Allen has been confused with LBC host Steve Allen, who commented on Tilly Ramsay's weight.
Tags: UK, News, LBC, Steve Allen, Tilly Ramsay, Steve N Allen


Steve Allen apologises to Strictly's Tilly Ramsay after calling her 'chubby'

Tilly Ramsay said the comments from the LBC presenter were a "step too far".
Tags: UK, News, LBC, Steve Allen, Tilly Ramsay


Tesco website crashes after being targeted by hackers - LBC

Tesco website crashes after being targeted by hackers   LBC
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, LBC


Strictly's Tilly Ramsay details 'tough week' after LBC host body-shamed her

Strictly Come Dancing star Tilly Ramsay revealed it has been a "tough week" with...
Tags: LBC, Tilly Ramsay


LBC under fire following comments broadcast by Steve Allen

Tilly Ramsay has hit out at LBC’s early morning presenter Steve Allen following comments he made about her on Wednesday morning. Steve was talking about how Tilly Ramsey is on Celebrity Masterchef Australia. He said “She’s a chubby little thing isn’t she, probably her dad’s cooking” As a result, Tilly has posted feedback on her Instagram account saying being called out on a national radio station by a 67-year-old man is a step too far. She added: “This isn’t the first and definitely won’t be ...
Tags: Global, People, Industry, Radio, LBC, Steve, Steve Allen, Tilly, Tilly Ramsay, Tilly Ramsey, Dr Alex George Mental Health, Matilda Ramsay


Strictly star Tilly Ramsay hits out after LBC radio host calls her chubby

Tilly Ramsay, 19, hits out after an LBC radio host calls her a "chubby little thing".
Tags: News, LBC, Tilly Ramsay


Daily dose: A Honda Twister street tracker with HRC vibes

If you’re looking for an easygoing and dependable commuter, the Honda CBX250 Twister is a solid option. Known as the CBF250 in Europe, you might think it’s an odd choice for a street tracker wrapped in HRC colors. But not according to Juan Taurel at Low Budget Customs. The shop with the most approachable name in the biz is based in Palermo, a suburb of Buenos Aires, Argentina. It’s mostly a solo gig, but Juan often pulls in an extra pair of hands for a few days at a time. Low Budget Custom...
Tags: Europe, Motorcycles, LBC, HRC, Honda, Palermo, Juan, Buenos Aires Argentina, Rinaldi, Honda Motorcycles, Custom Motorcycles, Powercore, Street Tracker, Juan Taurel, Low Budget Customs, Alejandro Minissale


Bursary and more sessions announced at Radio TechCon

More sessions have been announced for this year’s Radio TechCon as organisers bring back the bursary schemes. The event is taking place in a virtual format on Monday 29th November with headline sponsor Broadcast Bionics. The eleven bursary tickets aim to make the event accessible to all and encourages attendance from people from under-represented parts of the industry, with thanks to Lead Bursary Sponsor Cleanfeed and industry supporters. For 2021, Radio TechCon is also teaming up with The Ra...
Tags: Global, Events, Radio, LBC, Radio Academy, Radio Techcon, TBC Media Ltd, Organisation Bursary, Individual Bursary, IET RCS Broadcast Radio Vortex Communications, Millbank Sponsors, Broadcast Bionics Arqiva


No 10 appoints former Tesco boss as expert supply chain adviser - LBC

No 10 appoints former Tesco boss as expert supply chain adviser   LBC
Tags: Shopping, Tesco, LBC


Global opens Scotland Tech Hub creating 30 new jobs

Global is opening a technology hub in Glasgow with the creation of 30 jobs this year across engineering, data and product. David Henderson, Global’s Chief Technology Officer, said: “Glasgow is a city that has built a vibrant and thriving technology economy. From leading technological institutions to dot coms, there is an outstanding digital skills set in Scotland, which we recognise as a fantastic opportunity to help us build the future of audio and pioneering ad tech. “Global’s digital tr...
Tags: Scotland, Global, Industry, Radio, Glasgow, LBC, David Henderson, Ivan McKee, Gina Davidson, Scotland Tech Hub


LBC appoints Scotland Political Editor for Global’s Newsroom

LBC has appointed The Scotsman Deputy Political Editor and Columnist Gina Davidson in the brand-new role of Scotland Political Editor. Gina will deliver the latest political stories, news and analysis to LBC’s audiences, from Holyrood and across Scotland. The new appointment is part of the station’s commitment to strengthening its nationwide political coverage on all platforms, throughout the UK. Her previous experience includes working at the Edinburgh Evening News, Press Association and a ...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Global, People, Radio, Holyrood, LBC, Gina, Tom Cheal, Gina Davidson, Global 's Newsroom, Edinburgh Evening News Press Association


A love letter to commercial radio by Gary Burgess

For the first time in an absolute age, I’ve discovered a radio station that feels like it was made just for me. Soleil Radio launched on the new Channel Islands DAB+ multiplex a few weeks back and I’ve been listening to it daily ever since. For me, every one of its ‘relaxing’ songs is an absolute sure-fire winner. I’ve found the radio station that is like a perfect pair of slippers! Hello. My name is Gary Burgess. Over the years I’ve presented or programmed radio stations across the UK, star...
Tags: UK, England, Opinion, Radio, Liverpool, Ofcom, Blackpool, Tsa, LBC, Channel Islands, Warrington, David Lloyd, Jersey, Guernsey, Gary, Isles


The UK government worked hard to get 173 rescue cats and dogs out of Afghanistan but critics are asking why animals were priortized

Paul "Pen" Farthing won CNN's Hero of the Year Award in 2014 for his efforts to reunite soldiers with animals they cared for in Afghanistan. Kevin Mazur/WireImage for CNN, Ben Birchall/PA Images via Getty Images Former Royal Marine Paul 'Pen' Farthing runs an animal rescue charity in Afghanistan. The UK Government ordered a charter flight to evacuate Farthing and his 200 animals out of Kabul. Critics have asked why the animals are out when people are still stuck. See more s...
Tags: Politics, UK, Trends, Cnn, Afghanistan, Ministry Of Defence, Kabul, Boris Johnson, Defence, Parliament, LBC, Johnson, UK Government, Lbc Radio, Ben Wallace, Wallace


Live updates: At least 169 Afghans, 13 US troops killed in blast by Kabul airport; Biden vows revenge

A Taliban fighter stands guard at the site of the August 26 twin blasts by Kabul airport. WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images At least one explosion went off near Kabul's airport on Thursday, causing US and Afghan casualties. The Pentagon initially reported two explosions but updated the count on Friday. Evacuations resumed after the blasts, but countries said they will end up leaving people behind. See more stories on Insider's business page. An explosion near the airport in Kabul o...
Tags: UK, Isis, France, Cbs News, White House, Virginia, Islamic State, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Bbc, Getty Images, Afghanistan, Canada, Gop


Live updates: At least 95 Afghans, 13 US troops killed in blasts by Kabul airport; Biden vows revenge

A Taliban fighter stands guard at the site of the August 26 twin blasts by Kabul airport. WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images At least two explosions went off near Kabul's airport on Thursday, causing both US and Afghan casualties. 13 US service members and at least 95 Afghan civilians were killed. Evacuations resumed after the blasts, but countries said they will end up leaving people behind. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two blasts near the airport in Kabul on Thursd...
Tags: UK, Isis, France, Cbs News, White House, Virginia, Islamic State, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Bbc, Getty Images, Afghanistan, Canada, Gop


The UK says it will give Afghans it can't evacuate advice on 'how they can look after themselves' under Taliban rule

Members of the UK Armed Forces evacuating entitled personnel from Kabul's airport. LPhot Ben Shread/UK MOD Crown copyright 2021/Handout via REUTERS The UK defense secretary acknowledged that some people would be left behind as evacuations end. Ben Wallace said they would get advice on how to get out and "look after" themselves. He said the UK would keep putting pressure on the Taliban to give people "safe passage." See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK plans to give a...
Tags: Politics, UK, Trends, Afghanistan, Taliban, News UK, Kabul, Sky News, LBC, Ben Wallace, Wallace, Kabul Airport, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense, Speed desk, Ben Shread