Radio Heroes

Could you be a radio hero? Are you, or do you know someone aged over 70, who would benefit from a free DAB digital radio to help them keep in touch with news and information whilst in isolation?

Local BBC radio stations have joined with manufacturers and retailers to set aside thousands of DAB digital radios to be given away for free to vulnerable people aged over 70.

From Monday 30 March, the charity Wavelength is inviting people to nominate someone for a free radio by completing an online application form at