Six down… 

1 May 2009

Well it didn’t take that long, but now we’re on the sixth analogue station to close this year as UTV Radio (a name that is a contradiction in itself) killed off Valleys Radio in Wales after failing to find a buyer for the station.

It’s the second station UTV Radio have closed down recently, with Edinburgh based Talk 107 going a the end of last year.

One depressing thing to see is how the station closure has been handled on the web – not even a hint of a goodbye message on the station website – – just a terse “UTV Radio” logo – which clearly says something about UTV Radio like to handle their former listeners…

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