Portsmouth radio station starts Christmas tunes

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A RADIO station is turning on festive tunes early.

Unforgettable Radio, a not-for-profit community station in Portsmouth, has today launched its Christmas schedule.

The station plays crooners, swingers and jazz all day and is adding festive music. It broadcasts on DAB+ and launched in June this year.

Duncan Barkes, station creator, said: ‘If you find yourself reaching for the sherry bottle when Slade’s Merry Christmas Everybody comes on the radio for the umpteenth time, then our jazzy and swinging festive offering is a classy alternative.

‘It might be early, but the cards and cakes are in the shops, and we want as many folk as possible to enjoy an Unforgettable Radio Christmas.’