Connect Radio 106.8

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Connect FM (Peterborough)
Connect FM logo.svg
Broadcast area Peterborough
Frequency

106.8 FM

RDS: CONNECT
First air date 24 July 1999
Format Contemporary
Owner Adventure Radio
Website www.connectfm.com

Connect FM Peterborough (formerly 106.8 Lite FM) is a United Kingdom radio station serving Peterborough, The Deepings, Crowland, Spalding, Yaxley, Whittlesey & Stamford on 106.8FM and online at www.connectfm.com

History[edit]

Previous logo

The station launched at 10:00am on Saturday 24 July 1999 with a live outside broadcast in Cathedral Square, the first song played was 'So Good' by Boyzone.[1][2] The first scheduled programme was Saturday Sport, with Keith Hazelton & Neil Evans.

Ownership[edit]

The station is owned by Adventure Radio

On Air[edit]

The station broadcasts locally focused information and entertainment for the Peterborough area with dedicated local News, Travel News and a wide choice of music for the city. Amongst the presenters are ex Hereward Radio DJ's Mark and Liz, 80's pop star Tracie Young on mid-mornings and Mark Jeeves in the afternoon, alongside long-serving Peterborough broadcasters Carlo Fiorentino and Gregg Nunney, the transmitter is situated at Gunthorpe just off Paston Parkway on 106.8 FM.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Recording of Lite FM launch". Retrieved 20 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "Media UK - First Track Played". Retrieved 4 June 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°33′35″N 0°13′49″W / 52.5598°N 0.2302°W / 52.5598; -0.2302