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The 50th Anniversary of BBC Radio Leicester is on 8th November 2017.

This unofficial blog aims to tell the story of Britain's first UK mainland local radio station, and to celebrate its achievements with the help of former staff, their families and our listeners.

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Programmes and People

EphemeraPosted by Stephen Butt Tue, November 08, 2016 17:52:17
Here is a memo from April 1975 setting out who does what at Radio Leicester. Lots of names and programmes. Do you have contact with some of those who are listed, or memories of the progrmmes you produced.





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The Founding Four

EphemeraPosted by Stephen Butt Sun, November 06, 2016 07:45:02
This early promotional leaflet from the first few months of the station's history, emphasised the 'founding four' - the four main voices and personalities who listeners would become familiar with - Ken Warburton, Michael Murray, Dave Challis and Roger Matthews.




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