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New Schedule Pages on BBC Sounds

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AndrewPSSP
There are now new schedule pages on BBC Sounds:
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PE
Pete Founding member
oh that's good bc it used to be really hard to find the schedules
JA
Jamesypoo
Interestingly the old schedule pages are still live - old vs new.

Also, on the main home page of each station, does anyone else have the issue with "recent tracks" being very behind what is actually going out? As I type, Radio 2 says a Quarterflash song played 1 minute ago, but the Radio 2 Now Playing Twitter account reckons that was more like 35 minutes ago.

I raised this with them but they insisted they could not replicate/see the issue - but it seems odd it affects me no matter which device or location I access it from.
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Robert Williams Founding member
Interestingly the old schedule pages are still live - old vs new.


That's not really any different to how the BBC television schedules are duplicated:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/schedules/p00fzl6p
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/guide/bbcone

So I would think, and hope, that the existing radio schedule pages aren't going anywhere - for one thing, they are archived all the way back to 2007, whereas the new pages reflect BBC Sounds availability by only going back a month or so.

At least they've taken the opportunity to finally update the local radio station names, some of which changed last year: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/stations
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paul_hadley
Interestingly the old schedule pages are still live - old vs new.

Also, on the main home page of each station, does anyone else have the issue with "recent tracks" being very behind what is actually going out? As I type, Radio 2 says a Quarterflash song played 1 minute ago, but the Radio 2 Now Playing Twitter account reckons that was more like 35 minutes ago.

I raised this with them but they insisted they could not replicate/see the issue - but it seems odd it affects me no matter which device or location I access it from.

I’d anticipate the old pages will redirect to the new ones at some point. I remember something similar happened when they were changing everything from Radio to Sounds didn’t it?
VM
VMPhil
As Robert mentions, the /schedules pages are separate to the iPlayer and now Sounds schedule pages. (I prefer /schedules).

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