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Sheffield & South Yorkshire's Brand New Local, Commercial Radio Station

Welcome to Sheffield and South Yorkshire's brand new local, commercial radio station. 

We are Radio Essentials, broadcasting live from The Quadrant on the Parkway in Sheffield on DAB+ Digital Radio.

Broadcasting your Essential Music Mix and Essential Local News and Information 7 days a week.

Radio Essentials : Local Sheffield News Feed

Essentials provides local news for Sheffield & South Yorkshire 7 days a week.  If you have a news story, email news@radioessentials.co.uk 

Our news ticker below keeps you up to date on the news that matters to the people of Sheffield & South Yorkshire.

Still To Come On Essentials Today

  • The Home Run with Steve

    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Local news and information plus great music and the latest traffic and travel for Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

  • Most Requested

    6:00pm - 7:00pm

    Vote for your favourite song. And we will count down the most requested.

  • 70's @ 7

    7:00pm - 8:00pm

    If the 1970's was your decade, we relive it by playing 1 hour of amazing songs from the 70's. Let us know your favourite 70's classics.

  • 80's @ 8

    8:00pm - 9:00pm

    Big Track, Etch-A-Sketch, Speak And Spell, great memories from the 80's. We play the best 80's songs and bring back some of those memories. Let us know your favourite song.

Sheffield Hospitals Charity

Sheffield Hospitals Charity are Radio Essentials Charity Of 2024.  Details of upcoming events are detailed below:

 

For more events, visit the Radio Essentials : Community Event Guide by clicking here.

Take Us With You

Download our apps for your phone or tablet. You can hear the station, see our schedule and send us a message straight to the studio.

  • Available on the App Store
  • Available on Google Play
  • Just ask Amazon Alexa

Get In Touch

  • Studio : 0114 329 0039
  • WhatsApp : 0114 329 0039
  • Text : 82228 - start your message with "Sheffield"
  • Reception and Sales : 0114 213 8307

 

Sheffield's Weather

Here's a brief outlook of the weather for Sheffield & South Yorkshire.

  • Sheffield

    Light rain shower

    High: 8°C | Low: 0°C

Radio Essentials : Sheffield & South Yorkshire's Local News

We provide local news for Sheffield & South Yorkshire seven days a week.  You will find the latest news update from Radio Essentials for Sheffield & South Yorkshire, just below.

If you have a news story, email news@radioessentials.co.uk

The latest news is also available by clicking here.

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