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First Choice Radio Goes DAB

We are The North East’s First Choice For Great Music

FCR is now available on your DAB radio in the Tynemouth & South Shields area.

So if you are the Newcastle, Gateshead, North Sunderland, Jarrow, South & North Shields, Whitley Bay, Boldon, Hebburn, Penshaw & Whitburn areas be sure to retune your home and vehicle DAB radios and be one of the thousands making First Choice Radio your First Choice for great music!

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First Choice Retro Chart Show

Did you used to tune in every week to the charts and see if that single you had bought that week in Woolworths had made it to number one? Where you one of us that tried to start and stop the cassette before the DJ spoke! Or maybe you absolutely loved Top Of The Pops!
Well this is the show for you! Join Michelle as she guides you through the UK top 40 chart from this exact week back in time! She’ll be playing the new entries, non movers and letting you know what’s been going up and down the charts and who’s made it to this weeks number 1.

This week we’ll be heading to this very week in May 1985..

So be sure to tune in every

Saturday 4pm or catch the re run Tuesdays at 7pm.

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