including entrepreneurs from the early days of UK and Yorkshire
commercial radio is promising to deliver a new broadcasting format
with the public launch today of a new bid for the coveted FM licence
for West and South Yorkshire. Nova 106 pledges to give listeners
a broad mix of contemporary and classic album rock music combined
with high quality regional news, information and features geared
to an adult audience.
UK's largest regional newspaper group, is backing the bid consortium,
Yorkshire Radio Enterprises Ltd and will underpin Nova's news service
and use its Internet expertise to support broadcast activities.
Newsquest regional managing director Tim Blott said:
"Radio is part
of our broadening long term commitment to providing information
and entertainment to local communities. We are heavily involved
in press and new media and radio is a natural extension of that.
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