BBC Radio Leicester

The Sound of Leicester
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

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

Editorial areaLeicestershire and Rutland
Most playedLive Lounge AllStars, Weeknd, The, Paul Heaton And Jacqui AbbottRadiomonitor
Audience figures136,000 weekly listenersRAJAR December 2019
Launched8 November 1967

Contact BBC Radio Leicester

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

Social media

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Ady Dayman Presenter
Al Booth Journalist
Ben Jackson Presenter
Dave Andrews Presenter
Dean Jackson Presenter
Dulcie Dixon Presenter
Ed Stagg Presenter
Everton Osbourne Presenter
Herdle White Presenter
James Carpenter Presenter
Jo Hayward Presenter
Jo Bostock Journalist
Jonathan Lampon Presenter
Manish Bhasin Presenter
Martin Ballard Presenter
Monica Winfield Presenter
Pete Wardman Programmes Editor
Rupal Rajani Presenter
Sara Blizzard Presenter
Sara Palmer Presenter/news reader/reporter
Sophie Shardlow Managing Editor
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager

…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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