Rip dianne oxberry
Ex-BBC Radio 1 star Dianne Oxberry dies after 'short illness' aged 51
A wonderful lady
Married mother-of-two worked with Steve Wright and Simon Mayo on Radio 1
She became BBC North West's weather presenter in 1994 until her death
Husband Ian said: 'Children and I will miss her more than anyone can imagine'
Simon Mayo and Dan Walker lead tributes to the much-loved broadcaster
Loved by fans including Peter Kay who once crawled on his knees to get near her
BBC presenter Dianne Oxberry has died suddenly at the age of 51 after recently being diagnosed with cancer causing colleagues broke down on air as her death war revealed today.
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Award-winning BBC television and radio presenter Dianne Oxberry has died from cancer aged 51, her family has confirmed.
She died at the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning.
Oxberry became well-known nationally on Radio 1, working alongside Simon Mayo and Steve Wright.
After studying meteorology she became the North West's weather presenter in 1994 and also fronted the Inside Out North West current affairs programme.
Fellow BBC North West Tonight presenters Roger Johnson and Annabel Tiffin said they were heartbroken and it was hard to imagine the programme without her.