BBC Radio Leicester

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BBC Radio Leicester is the BBC Local Radio service for the English counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.Wikipedia

Editorial areaLeicestershire and Rutland
Most playedGeorge Ezra, Baddiel, Skinner & The Lightning Seeds, Isley Brothers, TheRadiomonitor
Audience figures164,000 weekly listenersRAJAR March 2018
Launched8 November 1967

Contact BBC Radio Leicester

Postal address9 St Nicholas Place
+44 116 251 6688
+44 116 251 1049
Official website

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Ben Jackson Presenter
Chris Highton Presenter
Chris Baxter Presenter
Dave Andrews Presenter
Dean Jackson Presenter
Dulcie Dixon Presenter
Everton Osbourne Presenter
Herdle White Presenter
James McKeefry Presenter
jim davis Presenter
Jo Mould Presenter
Jo Hayward Presenter
John Florance Presenter
John Sinclair Presenter
Jonathan Lampon Presenter
Julie Mayer Presenter
Lukwesa Burak Breakfast Newsreader
Manish Bhasin Presenter
Maria Richmond Presenter
Martin Ballard Presenter
Matthew Kenyon Presenter
Matthew Warren Presenter
Mick Smith Presenter
Monica Winfield Presenter
Pinash Dankwah Presenter
Rob Underwood Presenter
Rupal Rajani Presenter
Sandra Herbert Presenter
Sara Blizzard Presenter
Shirley Burgess Presenter
Sophie Shardlow Managing Editor
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Tony Wadsworth Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Tony Hall Director-General

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