About radio

Heart Berkshire is a local radio station from Reading on 97.0 FM and Basingstoke on 102.9 FM. It was founded in 8 March 1976 (as Radio 210) and 9 July 2010 as part of Heart Network. Station owned broadcasts mainly in music top40 format.

Slogan: "More Music Variety – Give it some Heart"

Format: adult contemporary music.

First air date: 9 July 2010

City: Reading

Owner: Global

Broadcast area: Reading and Basingstoke


Heart Berkshire broadcasts in the following cities:

  • Thatcham 102.9 FM
  • Newbury 102.9 FM
  • Reading 97.0 FM / DAB: 12D
  • Basingstoke 102.9 FM / DAB: 12D
  • Whitchurch 102.9 FM