BBC Radio Gloucestershire
|Frequency||95.0 FM (Stroud)|
95.8 FM (Cirencester)
104.7 FM (Gloucester, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury)
1413 KHz AM (Forest of Dean & Stroud district)
|Format||Local news, talk and music|
|Owner||BBC Local Radio,|
First air date
|3 October 1988|
|1413 KHz AM in north Cotswolds|
|Website||BBC Radio Gloucestershire|
The main FM transmitter is at Churchdown Hill near to jct 11 on the M5 which broadcasts on 104.7 FM to Gloucester, Cheltenham and Tewkesbury. The FM output is relayed from the Stroud transmitter on 95 FM and from the Cirencester transmitter on 95.8 FM.
The DAB transmitters are located at Churchdown Hill (for the Severn Vale, including the Cheltenham/Gloucester conurbation), Stockend Wood (for south of Gloucester, parts of Stroud Valleys and shores of River Severn), Icomb Hill, near Bourton-on-the-Water (for the north Cotswolds) and Cirencester (for the south Cotswolds). The station commenced broadcasting on DAB digital radio on 18 October 2013 as part of the Gloucestershire local multiplex.
The AM transmitter is at Berkeley Heath and broadcasts on 1413 KHz to the Forest of Dean, Dursley and Stroud valleys. AM transmissions from Stow-on-the-Wold to the north Cotswolds ceased on 7 June 2021.
Radio Gloucestershire is also available on Freeview TV channel 735. Viewers in Gloucestershire who see BBC Points West, BBC Midlands Today or BBC South Today (Oxford) at 1830 (Mon-Fri) receive the station on channel 735.
Radio Gloucestershire can be heard worldwide on UK audio feeds via BBC Sounds and smart speaker devices. Some football commentaries cannot be heard online due to sports rights restrictions. FA Cup football games and European Champions Cup games can only be heard online in the UK. Smart speakers in the UK may not relay UK only commentaries as these devices source audio from non UK based servers.
Local programming is produced and broadcast from the BBC's Gloucester studios from 6am - 10pm on Sundays - Fridays and from 6am - 6pm on Saturdays.
The weekday late show, airing from 10pm-1am, originates from BBC Radio Gloucestershire and goes out to the BBC West region. Sunday afternoon programming is shared between BBC Radio Gloucestershire and BBC Radio Wiltshire. At weekends, the late show originates from BBC Radio Devon in Plymouth. BBC Introducing in the West is presented from BBC Radio Wiltshire's Swindon studios.