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Join us for great music and local chat as we get you through the afternoon as home time gets that little bit closer, including "It's the thought that counts".


Great music, along with all the latest local and national news, and traffic and travel news throughout the show. The best way to start your day!

Club Tropicana

From ABC to ZZ Top, Club Tropicana brings you the best of the 80s - every Saturday night between 6 and 10pm. We aim to have you singing along, clapping your hands, tapping your feet and even occasionally playing the air guitar.

Community Corner

Join the team on Community Corner every Wednesday evening for local news, views and interviews.

Cuddle on the Couch

Join Thomas for two hours of the worlds greatest love songs. Want a special mention and request? Email or text your message to 60300 starting your message with the word BOLTON.

Dance Floor Fillers

Travis is on hand playing all your favorite club and disco hits.


Bolton FM drive brings you the essential traffic and travel with our best music mix and local chat to keep you entertained on your drive home.

Foodie Thursday!

Jo Jo brings you a taste of Bolton

Local Music Live

Local Music Live presented by Paul Hayes. We’ll play the best new music from around the UK

Mid Mornings

Big H is here with 2 hours of spectacular music and entertainment. From 9 it is Hits and Headlines where all the songs are from one year and Big H will give you clues from the news and all you have to do is guess the year. Then at 10 it is an hour of the

Monday Night Jazz

Join David each Monday evening as he plays two hours of the finest Jazz music, with informative chat and live interviews with people from the local jazz scene.

Saturday Sport

Join the Saturday sport team for all the latest news from the world of sport. Local and national.

Smooth Soul and Jazz

Join Will, for smooth soul jazz fusion and a little reggae

Sunday Afternoons

Join Margaret and Doug for live chat, local news and good music. Get in touch with us to get your special message on the radio.

Sunday Mid Morning

Join Dave as he takes you through Sunday Mid Morning with fine music and chat.

The 70's Show

Playing the best and most eclectic music from the 1970's

The AAA Rock Show

Join Andrew and Alan for the AAA rock show, the show you can't afford to miss. They'll bring you classic rock, modern rock and introduce you to a new artist or band each week. There will be a gig guide and stories about corrupt band managers, and some funny and some tragic stories about some of the greatest artists of our time. Journey through the greatest music genre, Rock. For those about to rock, we salute you!

The Alternative Sports Show

Join Jim as he brings you some alternative sports news and information.

The Classical Show

Tony brings you an hour of music from across the whole classical spectrum, both old and new.

The Country Music Show

Join Paddy for a great collection of country classics and lesser known gems from a wide variety of fantastic musicians.

The Entertainment Fix

Join the team for all the showbiz gossip you can handle and big dose of Sunday fun!

The Flat Cap Show

Sponsored by Bolton's oldest award winning brewery Bank Top, presented by Bolton's own Tina Gandhi, the Flat Cap Show showcases some of Bolton's best places to eat, drink and be entertained! If you would like to recommend a venue (e.g. Bar, Pub, Cafe, Res

The Graeme Park Radio Show

Bolton FM brings you the legendary Greame Park Radio Show.

The Happy Place

Get to your happy place with music inspired by Africa! Enjoy music with influences from Asia, Africa, the Carribean and South America which will get you dancing away and reliving all the happy moments of life. It is the place to be with Abi

The Indie Hour

Tune your ears into a musical selection akin to wearing Doc Martens and plaid shirts!

The Late Show

Join Andy and the guys for late night music, chat and plenty of laughs!

The Midweek Sport Show

Join the Midweek Sport team for exclusive interviews with local teams, updates on local and national sport. Get in touch and get involved by following @BoltonFMsport on twitter

The Saturday Weekender

Join us for two fun filled hours of chat and surprise guests, Plus the very best of music.

The Spirit of Bolton

Spirit of Bolton is Bolton FM's weekly spiritual show.

The Ultimate Dance Show

The Ultimate Dance Show plays all types of dance music for the people of Bolton. Funky, Electro, Clubland, Dutch, Tech, Dubstep, Drum and Bass.

This is Bolton

Join us for two hours of music and chat all about your town.


Join Kieran for two hours of music from the best of Bolton's unsigned bands and musicians! If you are a new artist or band and want to hear your music on the radio, then get in touch. You can email

Weekend Breakfast

The perfect way to start your day. Local news on the half hour. The best in music mixed with local events happening across Bolton. Get the day off to a fine start. Come know it makes sense.

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