News and children’s channels will be moving places on Freeview on Wednesday 3rd September 2014, as plans to extend the range of channel numbers reserved for general entertainment channels, are put in to place.
The BBC Red Button service that is now on channel 301 will move to channel 601 on that date as well, as part of a move to increase the number of channels available on YouView, which shares the Freeview channel numbering system.
More information can be found @ www.a516digital.com/2014/04/Freeview-Retune-Day-September-2014-News-Childrens-Channel-moves.html
Great news for people that can already receive Freeview HD channels 101-105 and can receive services from the Waltham (East Midlands) transmitter.
Two new HD channels. Channel 4+1 HD (110) and 4seven HD (111). Have launched today on Freeview HD and YouView.
Proving that you’re never too young to start fundraising, a pair of six-year-old twins have signed up to take part in a six-mile bike ride at Rutland Water in aid of Diabetes UK.
Ben and Gracie Stevenson from Castle Bytham will be cycling in the charity’s Big Bike Ride on June 29, alongside their mum Julia Miner.
Read more from the Grantham Journal website.
The Chart Show TV channel has launched on Freeview channel 67.
It’s being carried on the signal that is carrying local TV to town and cities across the UK, and is only available on Freeview in locations where local TV has already launched, or will launch later this year.
Luckily theBythams is one of them areas!
Riders of all abilities are being invited to take part in a charity event in the grounds of Grimsthorpe Castle near Bourne for the Bythams fun carriage drive (Sunday) and sponsored ride (Monday).
A rare opportunity to spend your day riding through stunning private parkland, with no traffic around to spoil the serenity, is being offered by both events.
Read more from the Lincolnshire Echo website.
Police will hold a series of security marking events to protect property from thieves.
Free cycle marking sessions will take place in the Burghley Centre car park in Bourne from 10am until 4pm on Saturday.
Read more from the Bourne Local website.
In just week, theBythams area will get an extra five HD channels from the Waltham (East Midlands) transmitter.
To get the extra channels, you will already need to receive BBC One HD, BBC Two HD etc via your Freeview HD TV/box or YouView device.
The extra HD channels to look out for are :-
- CBeebies HD
- BBC FOUR HD
- BBC NEWS HD
- Al Jazeera English HD
- COMMUNITY HD
Great news for people that can already receive Freeview HD channels 101-105 and can receive services from the Waltham (East Midlands) transmitter will gain access to BBC Four HD, CBeebies HD, BBC News HD and Al Jazeera English HD as well as standard definition Al Jazeera Arabic.
To get the extra channels, viewers with a Freeview HD or YouView device should retune on the 25th March 2014.
A group of walkers were joined by a father and son on penny farthings as they took part in a nationwide relay for charity.
Members of “Team Honk” passed through the Mercury area on Monday during a 3,000-mile relay as they did their bit for Sport Relief.
Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.