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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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Congratulations on New Year Honour

NewsPosted by Stephen Butt Sat, December 31, 2016 06:50:56
Many congratulations to Jonathan Agnew, formerly of BBC Radio Leicester, on being appointed MBE in the 2017 New Year Honours for his services to broadcasting.



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Posted by Steve May Tue, January 24, 2017 11:09:35

Congrats to Aggers. Does anyone remember RLs original cricket commentator Terry Harris? I was fortunate to be alongside him for Leicestershires Benson and Hedges cup final win against Essex in the mid 80s along with John Rawling and Ralph Dellor. Terry - unbeknown to us at the time - was in the final stages of illness.