First 20 locations for new UK Local TV stations revealed

Local TV will represent "a fundamental change in broadcasting", Hunt predicts.

Local TV will represent "a fundamental change in broadcasting", Hunt predicts.

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has identified the 20 towns and cities which are to be in the vanguard of his Local TV experiment.

This follows the announcement in August of 65 potential sites for Local TV.

The "pioneer" Local TV areas, which could have stations by 2014, will be: Belfast, Birmingham, Brighton and Hove, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Grimsby, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Nottingham, Oxford, Plymouth, Preston, Southampton and Swansea.

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