Enjoy the ride, with Countywide!”

Community radio for Wigan and St Helens.

We are proud to represent our local area and look forward to you tuning in and following our journey as we transition from an online-only station, to a DAB digital radio station during 2023.

Whilst we prepare for our launch on DAB you can listen to us live online!


What’s new at Countywide?

Lee Vincent joins the broadcasting team!

Lee Vincent joins our Broadcasting Team, playing a fantastic selection of Jazz and Soul music. Welcome to the team, Lee! View Schedule

Richard Searling joins the broadcasting team!

Richard Searling joins our Broadcasting Team. He absolutely loves soul music! Welcome to the team, Richard! View Schedule

Martin Morris joins the broadcasting team!

Martin Morris joins our Broadcasting Team. Look at that extensive music collection! Welcome to the team, Martin! View Schedule

Our Journey to DAB!

Stage 1 – Countywide Radio launched as an online-only radio station! (Complete)

Stage 2 – Application to Ofcom for our DAB Digital Radio Licence! (Complete)

Stage 3 – Application accepted by Ofcom and DAB Licence granted! (Complete)

Stage 4 – Launch on DAB network across Wigan and St. Helens! (In progress)

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