Big City Radio

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89.1FM Big City Radio
Transmitter coordinates52°30′05″N 1°53′18″W / 52.5013°N 1.8882°W / 52.5013; -1.8882Coordinates: 52°30′05″N 1°53′18″W / 52.5013°N 1.8882°W / 52.5013; -1.8882

Big City Radio (formerly Aston FM) is a British community radio station based in Aston, Birmingham. The station, owned and operated by Murfin Music International, broadcasts on 89.1FM in Aston and surrounding areas, on DAB and online via the station's website and mobile apps.

The station launched on 1 November 2005 as Aston FM, before rebranding as Big City four years later.

In November 2017 Big City Radio changed its mainstream output from classic contemporary music to 'Urban' and 'Specialised' programming.

Notable presenters[edit]

Notable past presenters at the station include long-established West Midlands radio personality Les Ross who hosted Big City's breakfast show presenter for four months from December 2009.[1] He later returned to present a Sunday afternoon show for the station.


  1. ^ Young, Graham (7 December 2009). "Legendary DJ Les Ross MBE comes out of retirement for third time". Birmingham Mail. Archived from the original on 23 September 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2009.

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