Independent Local Radio Programme Sharing Digitisation Project Archive

Scope and Content

Digitised archive of local radio programmes from c1980-1990.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Independent Local Radio Programme Sharing Scheme, organised by the Association of Independent Radio Contractors [AIRC], enabled independent radio stations to share features, drama and music. The scheme ended after the 1990 Broadcasting Acts relaxed the requirement for speech based broadcasting which it served.


The compact discs are filed by date.

Access Information

All external users should write to the to the Head of Academic Development Services to request permission to access to the collection.

Other Finding Aids

The folders contain copies of the covers of the cds and detail their contents.