About radio

BBC Radio Leicester is a local radio station based in Rutland and reaching 106,000 listeners each week. You can listen to musical hits of various genres, as well as interesting stories and summaries of the latest news with soundtracks for the whole day. On the air of shows and programs with famous speakers, one of them is Ben Jackson, with inspiring songs he will give you pleasant conversations and improve your mood.

Slogan: "The Sound of Leicester, and all the Music You Love"

Format: news, talk, pop music.

First air date: 8 November 1967

City: Leicester

Owner: BBC

Broadcast area: Leicestershire and Rutland


BBC Radio Leicester broadcasts in the following cities:

  • Leicester 104.9 FM