Launch date set for Spirit FM replacement V2 Radio

V2 Radio will launch at midday on Monday 18th January on DAB and online.

Them team behind the station aim to fill the gap in West Sussex local radio coverage left by Spirit FM being rebranded as Greatest Hits Radio by Bauer.

The V2 Radio line-up will include Ian Crouch, Milly Luxford and Nick Hobbs and aim to expand to cover the whole of Sussex in time.

Founder Justin Cottrell told RadioToday: “V2 Radio’s community ethos will be its beating heart. Getting involved in local events, the arts and festivals, being visible through regular outside broadcasts and supporting local businesses and charities is central to what we want to do.”