Burngreave Community Radio

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Burngreave Community Radio
Burngreave Community Radio (logo).png
Broadcast area Burngreave, Sheffield
Frequency 103.1 MHz
First air date 2008
Format On line Internet Radio
Owner Independent

Burngreave Community Radio, also known as BCR103.1FM or simply BCR is a community radio station based in Burngreave, Sheffield, England. The pre-decessor of BCR was Pure Community Music (PCM) broadcast around March–April 2001 on medium wave (1413AM kHz, through a Restricted Service Licence (RSL) broadcast. BCR is Sheffield's newest major radio station, and can be accessed in the local area[1] on 103.1FM or by streaming over the web. BCR plays a wide range of music, and also hosts news, sports, Breakfast shows, talkshows and religious programmes, and has shows in English, Arabic, Urdu and Kurdish. BCR has over 80 presenters, and 440 members and volunteers who help run the station. BCR is also active in the local community, going to events, advertising local shops and businesses, and working in close partnership with schools and charities.

Burngreave Community Radio Limited was incorporated on 21 September 2007 and dissolved on 11 January 2011.[2] Burngreave Community Radio (BCR) stopped broadcasting on 103.1FM in September 2011.


  1. ^ http://static.ofcom.org.uk/static/radiolicensing/mcamaps/CR084.pdf - Burngreave Community Radio coverage map
  2. ^ "Burngreave Community Radio Limited". Retrieved 28 October 2016. 

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Coordinates: 53°23′29″N 1°27′31″W / 53.391274°N 1.458489°W / 53.391274; -1.458489