Community Radio

Address: Media Centre
111 Ross Walk
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Short Business Description: EAVA FM is a multilingual community radio station broadcasting to communities of East African Origin and beyond in Leicester.
Long Business Description:

EAVA FM’s objective is to socially develop, inform and entertain its niche and diverse community through community radio broadcasting which includes a combination of local news, enterprise, music, information, cultural, faith and educational programmes, all supported by community members, and local stakeholders.

EAVA FM’s philosophy is to broadcast programmes that will be a benefit to all in the community with a view to giving a balanced output targeted to meeting the needs of all, including new migrant communities originating from All over the world.

Business Website Address: EAVA FM
Business Phone Number: 01162611947
Kohinoor FM
Address: 308 St Saviours Road
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Short Business Description: Kohinoor FM offers language based community radio services in Leicester.
Long Business Description:

Kofinorr’s mission is to develop a sense of community spirit across multicultural Leicester and to serve the diverse communities by providing quality entertainment and discussion.

Business Website Address: Kohinoor FM
Business Phone Number: 01162734949
Leicester Community Radio
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Short Business Description: Leicester Community Radio broadcasts on 1449AM and online.
Long Business Description:

Leicester Community Radio broadcasts on 1449AM and online. The station is talk and music based in the daytime, with presenters sharing information and advice about the services and events taking place in Leicester. In the evening music DJs play a mix of roots, reggae, dub, r&b, hip-hop, ska, soca as well as house, drum & bass.

Business Website Address: Leicester Community Radio
Business Phone Number: 07438005421
Radio Seehra
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Short Business Description: Leicester based Islamic community radio station, live twenty-four-seven on 1575AM
Long Business Description:

Serving the Islamic communities of Leicester by providing faith informed discussion, prayer and reflection.

Business Website Address: Radio Seehra
Business Phone Number: 07466583544
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Short Business Description: Radio2Funky is rooted in arts, culture and local city life. The station is a dynamic platform, serving people aged 16-35 who have an interest in urban music and arts.
Long Business Description:

Radio2Funky is preparing to launch on FM in 2020, with a fresh new programme schedule reflecting a local audience, and will provide a range of opportunities for people living in Leicester to be part of the running of the station and its content. Over the past 5 years, we have been committed to promoting home-grown talent and the station will continue to support emerging Leicester artists, as well as enabling young people to acquire skills and find pathways into the radio and music industries.

Business Website Address: Radio2Funky
Ramadan Radio
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Short Business Description: An independent, non-profit, online radio station broadcasting twenty-four-seven from Leicester, UK. The station will be broadcasting on 87.7FM during the month of Ramadan.
Long Business Description:

Each year, many Muslim communities across the UK are awarded a short term Radio licence by Ofcom, the UK’s communications regulator. The “Ramadan Economy” in the UK, is estimated to be worth over £200 million. Many communities apply for the licence so that they may broadcast during Ramadan, a month in which holds special spiritual value for Muslims around the World. The Ramadan Radio in Leicester, called Ramadan FM, is a not for-profit organisation. With many successful years of broadcast, the experienced management team continues to offer an exceptional Radio output. Working closely with volunteers, to create engaging and innovative programming.

Business Website Address: Ramadan Radio
Takeover Radio
Address: Takeover radio
Lodge No1
Abbey Park Road
Business Genre:
Short Business Description: A community station in Leicester run by young people for young people.
Long Business Description:

A community radio station that works with the young people of Leicester to produce great radio. Broadcasting twenty-four hours a day with the latest music, as well as news and stories from across the city. Managed by registered charity, Takeover Radio Children’s Media Trust, the station is run entirely by volunteers. During school time, the station is looked after by a team of volunteer adults who then hand the airwaves back to our young people in the evenings, at the weekends and during school holidays.

Business Website Address: Takeover Radio
Business Phone Number: 0116 2619120