BBC Radio Leeds

The Sound of West Yorkshire
British radio stations

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Facts and stats

BBC Radio Leeds is the BBC local radio station for West Yorkshire.

From December 7th 2020 until March 2021, a pop-up service, BBC Radio Bradford will launch on 774 AM and on BBC Sounds to superserve Bradford and surrounding areas.

Editorial areaWest Yorkshire
Most playedColdplay X BTS, Joy Crookes, AdeleRadiomonitor
Audience figures234,000 weekly listenersRAJAR September 2021
Launched24 June 1968
Former namesWest Yorkshire FM

Contact BBC Radio Leeds

Postal address2 St Peters Square
+44 113 244 2131
+44 845 303 3333
Official website

Social media

Twitter@BBCLeeds (148,402 followers) compare
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Twitter: Jobs@BBCCareers (131,183 followers) compare
Twitter: Sport@BBCWYS (33,405 followers) compare
FacebookBBC Radio Leeds (49,314 likes) compare
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Latest news stories

BBC Radio Leeds festive cheer out on the road
RadioToday - published 4 December 2017, 1.05pm gmt
Andrew Edwards gets BBC Radio Leeds lunch times
RadioToday - published 22 March 2016, 4.39pm gmt
Martin Kelner - 'the most charmless sacking I have ever suffered' - published 20 March 2016, 11.17pm gmt


Adam Pope Presenter
Alan Raw Presenter
Ali Hasan Presenter
Andrew Edwards Presenter
Andy Evans Producer
Bob Walmsley Presenter
Daragh Corcoran Presenter
Dave Crickmore Head of Music
David Hoyle Presenter
Derm Tanner Head of Sport
Gary Copley Presenter
Gayle Lofthouse Presenter
Georgey Spanswick Presenter
James Deighton Presenter
James Addyman Presenter
Jenny Cork Producer
Joe Maiden Presenter
Johnathan I'Anson Presenter
Julie Langford Presenter
Katherine Hannah Presenter
Linda McDermott Presenter
Liz Green Presenter
Mark Forrest Presenter
Mark Saxby Head of News
Nick Ahad Presenter
Rozina Breen Programme Director
Russell Walker Presenter
Sanjiv Buttoo Managing Editor
Stephanie Hirst Presenter
Steve Woodhall BBC Local Radio Music Manager
Sue Mcgorrigan Producer
Tim Crowther Presenter
Wes Butters Presenter

…at BBC

Alistair Tyne Engineer
Amol Rajan Media Editor
Chris Roberts Project Engineer
Fran Unsworth Director - BBC News
Helen Boaden Director of BBC Radio
James Harding Director of News and Current Affairs
James Purnell Director of radio education arts music learning and children
James Purnell Director of Strategy
Richard Sharp Chairman
Tim Davie Director General

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