Bauer City 3

Bauer City 3
Broadcast area Scotland and northern England
Slogan The Hits for *TSA*
Frequency DAB:
11B (Humberside, Liverpool, Teesside)
11C (Glasgow, Manchester, South Yorkshire, Tyne & Wear)
12A (Lancashire)
12D (Edinburgh, Leeds)
First air date 19 January 2015
Format Popular mainstream music
Language(s) English
Owner Bauer Radio
Sister stations Bauer City 1
Bauer City 2
Website The Hits

Bauer City 3 is a network of 12 popular mainstream music radio stations in Scotland and northern England, owned and operated by Bauer Radio.


From Monday 19 January 2015, The Hits on DAB was absorbed into the new Bauer City 3 network of stations.[1] The new services are locally branded and identified, with the opportunity to split for individual local news, information, advertising and jingles, with The Hits content as a national programme feed.


  • Clyde 3 (Glasgow and the West of Scotland)
  • Forth 3 (Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife)
  • Hallam 3 (South Yorkshire and the North Midlands)
  • Key 3 (Greater Manchester)
  • Metro 3 Radio (Tyne and Wear and Northumberland)
  • MFR 3 (Scottish Highlands, Moray and Orkney)
  • Radio Aire 3 (Leeds and West Yorkshire)

  • Radio City 3 (Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales)
  • Rock FM 3 (Lancashire)
  • Tay 3 (Tayside)
  • The Hits (UK-wide on Freeview and online)
  • TFM 3 (Tees Valley, County Durham and North Yorkshire)
  • Viking 3 (East Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire)

Programming and presenters

Programming is broadcast among all Bauer City 3 stations in Scotland and Northern England, originating from the studios of Key 3 in Castlefield and Clyde 3 in Glasgow. Some other output is broadcast from Bauer's headquarters at Golden Square, Soho.

  • David Goodings(Monday - Wednesday nights)
  • Michael Blades (Sunday nights)
  • Josh Collins (Sunday - Thursday evenings, Saturday 3-7pm)
  • James Everton (Friday evening)
  • Ian Longo (Thursday late show, Saturday evening)
  • Tom Green (Weekday breakfast)[2]

Local news

All stations in the network carry their own local news bulletins hourly from 6am to 7pm on weekdays, from 9am to 1pm on Saturdays and from 9am to 12pm on Sundays. Headlines are broadcast on the half-hour during weekday breakfast and drivetime shows, alongside sport and traffic bulletins.


External links

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