BBC local radio at 50: The big stories
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BBC Local Radio at 50: The big stories

BBC Local Radio has been breaking some of the country's biggest news stories for the past 50 years.

Reporters have been at the scene of major events, from the Great Flood of 1968 to the miners' strike to the Grenfell Tower fire.

It all began with the launch of BBC Radio Leicester on 8 November 1967.

For more coverage see our BBC Local Radio at 50 special page.

  • 08 Nov 2017
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