Mark Carney CEO of Digital Hits Network today announced the launch of a brand new local radio station covering North Somerset and the surrounding areas broadcasting on 100.5 FM.

In 2018 an application was submitted to the broadcast regulator Ofcom and in 2019 Digital Hits Network was
awarded a license. Mark said he wished to thank two local MPs for their support of the application:

John Penrose Member of Parliament for the Weston constituency

James Heappey Member of Parliament for the Wells constituency

RETUNE NOW to 100.5 FM for great music, local information and if you have a not-for-profit charity event then we
will happily inform our listeners for FREE! Spread the word North Somerset and the surrounding areas finally have
their own local radio station once more broadcasting on 100.5 FM. DH1 ‘All Hits, All Day Every Day’
We have a great line-up of presenters who will keep you informed of local information while playing the best music
from the eighties to the very best of today including those forgotten gems.

DH1 Schedule

Monday – Friday Saturday Sunday
0700 Stuart Hickman 0700 Charlie Hockin 0700 Charlie Hockin
1100 Mark Painter 1100 Jon Rich 1100 George Coombes
1500 Mike Whittingham 1600 Chris Weaving 1600 Ellis Cummings
1900 Pete Roberts 2000 DH1 Music Jam 2000 Louise Brett
2200 Carl Hughes 0000 DH1 Music Jam
0100 DH1 Music Jam


Mark said he was immensely proud of the entire team behind DH1 for all their hard work in getting the station ready
for its launch. The station had originally been planned to launch in January however due to COVID-19 was unable to
get everything installed in time.

Not to be put off by the COVID-19 national lockdowns Mike Whittingham – Production Manager along with John Mason – Operations Director used the opportunity to keep themselves busy researching and expanding the DH1 music library.

Matthew Carney – Technical Manager has been working tirelessly ensuring all of our equipment is in place and
working as expected along with building our in-house software applications like the DH1 app for use on both mobile
phones and tablets using either Android and iOS operating systems.

Andrew French – Commercial Director is our on-air advertising guru and has been busy putting together great
advertising opportunities to help re-boot companies affected by the national lockdowns. DH1 is committed to
helping all sizes of business by offering them affordable rates.