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|Posted By: Steve - SJD|
| Britainís first-ever licensed ethnic radio station celebrates! |
London Greek Radio (LGR) is celebrating its 29 years as a licensed radio station,
just weeks after its 35th unofficial anniversary.
On 8th October 1983, LGR began transmitting to the Greek and Cypriot
community, as a pirate radio station and officially joined the FM airwaves on
13th November 1989.
In the mid-1980s, tens of thousands of people signed a petition demonstrating
the need for LGR to have a real presence within the community. The signatures
were handed to the relevant authorities which subsequently contributed to the
station being licensed by the radio... [ Read More ]