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BBC Solent

Southampton 96.1 MHz FM
Rating: 4.2 Reviews: 5
We’re passionate about local issues and where we live, We know the South is the best part of Britain to live in. We’ll keep you up to date with the local news, travel and weather. Plus when it comes our local teams, whether it’s Saints, Pompey or Cherries we’ll bring you full match commentary whenever they play.
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BBC Solent playlist

TOP songs on BBC Solent

The 1975 - If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)The 1975 — If You’re Too Shy (Let Me Know)
Harry Styles - Watermelon SugarHarry Styles — Watermelon Sugar
Little Mix - Break Up SongLittle Mix — Break Up Song
Niall Horan - Black and WhiteNiall Horan — You and Me
Lennon Stella feat Charlie Puth - Summer FeelingsLennon Stella — Summer Feelings (feat. Charlie Puth)
Ronan Keating - Little Thing Called LoveRonan Keating — Little Thing Called Love
Tones and I - Dance MonkeyTones and I — Dance Monkey
The Rolling Stones - Living In A Ghost TownThe Rolling Stones — Living In A Ghost Town
Becky Hill - Better Off without You (feat. Shift K3Y)Becky Hill — Better Off without You (feat. Shift K3Y)
Jonas Brothers - What A Man Gotta DoJonas Brothers — What a Man Gotta Do

BBC Solent reviews

  • 2
    05.03.2020
    I have been a listner for many years, but due to poor content am going elswhere. Very little local things of interest, just playing music all the time. Seems station has been taken over by lou hannon, i hear her whining voice all the time. Really need some new presenters on this station urgently, current presenters very boring, say a few words, the play a song. Needs some presenters that can engage their audience, sooner the better, why should we pay through our license for this lack lustre performance?
  • 5
    27.09.2019
    Being an ex-patriot from Southampton, it is so nice to hear all the old names and places. I am 84 and in a nursing home not too far from Toronto Canada. A lifetime Saints supporter, it is nice to hear all the news from St. Marys. Your music and talk shows are top-notch as well, keep up the excellent broadcasting.
  • 4
    16.09.2019
    Re your chat about prostrate blood test ,on the Isle of wight funds are raised so men over 50 can have the psa blood test the web site to book your place is live if anyone out there would like to help fund the group as it costs £25 per test ,a sponsor would be even better go to isle of wight prostrate cancer support group Thank you for reading this very hurried note
  • 5
    15.03.2019
    Love radio solen
  • 5
    06.01.2019
    I found this station to be one of the best in the south for music and local information from road reports to events in this area, also I must mention the weather reports.

Radio contacts

Address: Broadcasting House Southampton SO14 7PW

Phone: 0808 100 3800

Email: radiosolentnews@bbc.co.uk

Main switchboard: 0808 100 3800
West Dorset: BBC Radio Solent,Portfolio House, Princes Street, Dorchester DT1 1TP
Dorchester office for Breakfast in Dorset: 0808 100 3700

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