103 The Eye is the award-winning community radio station serving
Melton Mowbray and the towns and villages within the Vale of Belvoir.
Our name comes from the River Eye which flows through Melton.
broadcast hit music from the past
six decades and today, plus specialist programmes, news and local community information,
24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We are a non-profit organisation and our role is to
inform and entertain the 90,000 people who live or work in Melton,
North-East Leicestershire and South Nottinghamshire - plus visitors to our
area - as well as
playing an active part in the community, providing media training and
showcasing local musicians.
received the Mayor of Melton's Award of Merit 2009 and the Federation of Small Businesses Leicestershire,
Northamptonshire and Rutland Award 2010 for Contributions To The Community.
We won the People Development Award in the
Melton Times Business Awards 2013, sponsored by Brooksby Melton College,
in recognition of our training and career development achievements.
At the Melton Times Community Awards 2015, we received the
Community Champion Award, sponsored by the Melton BID (Business Improvement
District), plus the Melton Times Special Recognition Award for achieving 10
years of community broadcasting.
We won the Contribution To The Community Award in the
Melton Times Business Awards 2016, in recognition of our support for the
local economy and business community.
This was sponsored by the Beverley Robinson Academy of Hair, Nails and
In 2019, we were awarded funding for a mobile studio /
mini-soundstage to expand our outreach work through outside broadcasts, media training and local
events. This new facility is part funded by the European
Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and resulted from our successful
application via the East Leicestershire LEADER scheme. We were also
supported by the Rotary Clubs of Melton Aurora and Melton Belvoir.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, our work in continuing full-time broadcasting
has been recognised by awards from Melton Borough Council and Rutland and
Melton MP Alicia Kearns.
Mayor of Melton's
People Development Award 2013
Award of Merit 2009
Advertise with us
We offer great value advertising and
sponsorship, both on the air and on our website. If you run a business or
public service organisation of any kind and
would like more information, please phone our office for a free, no
Contact us if you are organising a community event or activity. We can promote it on the air and on this
website. If it's
non-profit-making or all profits are going to charity, this publicity
is free of charge.
However, please remember that it costs a considerable
amount of money to keep the radio station running. If you have a
successful day, we would appreciate a donation towards our funds.