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Rach speaks to Tom O’Driscoll

Join Rachel this Sunday at 10am on Rach On Sunday as speaks to Tom O’Driscoll Tom comes from Hersham in Surrey. Which is about 15 miles South West London. He’s […]


FCR support at charity night

Four members of our FCR presenting team Rachel Cruz, Michelle Moorhead, Mike Ryan & Mike Letters were out in support of our friends at Whitley Bay FC for their charity […]

FCR Team show support at Whitley Bay FC

Four members of our FCR presenting team Rachel Cruz, Michelle Moorhead, Mike Ryan & Mike Letters were out in support of our friends at Whitley Bay FC for their charity night as the club raises funds for new floodlights as they push for their 75k target! An extremely warm welcome was had by all from the club and massive thanks to all who attended an amazing event and special thanks to David & Martin. The club raised over 2k on the night which is absolutely amazing. Howay the bay! 

Remember you can listen live to every Whitley Bay FC home game live and exclusive right here on First Choice Radio, see schedule for more details. 

Howay The Bay!

We are so proud to be from the North East and delighted to support our local teams and delighted to be supporting Whitley Bay FC and wish the lads all the best for the 2022/23 season and look out for more details about ways to support the team and exciting announcements to follow. Howay The Bay!!!

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 October 1993.

So be sure to tune in every

Saturday 6pm or catch the re run Tuesdays at 7pm.

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Extra Extra Read All About It!

Don’t just listen to FCR now you can read all about what’s going down at First Choice Radio in the latest issue of Shapemag!
So be sure to pick up your free copy right now and keep up with all the latest music news, gig guide, interviews with local artists in the North East. Not in the area? No problem head over to shapemag.co.uk and read the online version.

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