The BBC’s first local radio station, Radio Leicester, began broadcasting from its new home, St Nicholas Place, last Saturday.
building will also house the BBC’s Asian Network which was launched by
the station in 1996. The centre has seven studios equipped with digital
technology. Website teams for Leicestershire and the Asian Network will
also be on site, along with television facilities for the regional news
programme East Midlands Today.
The move to St Nicholas Place
signals the start of a new weekday schedule for BBC Radio Leicester.
Tony Wadsworth rejoins the station where he began his career, along
with his wife Julie Mayer. The new line-up kicked off on Monday (11
BBC Radio Leicester began broadcasting on 8 September 1967 to the central area of Leicester from Epic House.