BBC to provide new local television station for Belfast

Belfast is to get a new television station within two years to provide local news, current affairs and entertainment, according to the BBC.

13th December, 2011

Belfast is to get a new television station within two years to provide local news, current affairs and entertainment, according to the BBC.

20 towns and cities across Britain are to get new television stations with the aim of creating a series of "commercially viable" stations carrying locally-made programmes and news. A further 24 areas have also been identified for a future round of licensing, including Derry.

"I am confident these new stations will provide local communities...

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