About radio

BBC Radio Cumbria is the BBC's local radio station broadcasting on 95.6 FM in Carlisle, England. It was founded in November 24, 1973. You can listen to the actual news on air as well as talk shows of famous presenters such as Stephanie Finnon and Helen Millican. The schedule also features music hits in a unique playlist.

Slogan: "The sound of Cumbria, and all the music you love"

Format: news, talk, pop music.

First air date: 24 November 1973

City: Carlisle

Owner: BBC

Broadcast area: Cumbria


BBC Radio Cumbria broadcasts in the following cities:

  • Keswick 104.1 FM
  • Kendal 95.2 FM
  • Ambleside 104.2 FM