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UTV is to resurrect Virgin Radio and launch three TalkSport sister stations as part of a raft of new digital radio services.
CBBC has joined forces with Radio 1 to launch a Top Of The Pops-style programme which will reveal each week’s number one at the same time as the Official Chart Show.
BBC Radio 1 has been given permission to cut the number of live sessions and events it covers in order to save money, while Radio 2 has been told to attract more listeners from diverse backgrounds.
Director of radio Helen Boaden has warned the BBC risks damaging “our family silver” if it fails to innovate around its audio content and outlined plans to develop a “smart” digital radio service.