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    Radio Essentials Sheffield and South Yorkshire's Essentials Music Mix

Welcome to Sheffield and South Yorkshire's newest commercial radio station. Available on DAB+, Freeview Channel 277, on Apps on iOS & Android and via our Alexa skill.

On air now.....and later

South Yorkshire's Community Event Guide

Keeping it local & in the community

South Yorkshire’s Community Events Guide is broadcast three times a day. It’s a chance to to get your community event on the radio and heard by the our listeners across Sheffield, Rotherham and the rest of South Yorkshire. 

You can send the details to: then tune in to Radio Essentials on DAB radio. We will also include your event on the community events page on this website.

Win with Drakehouse Retail Park at Crystal Peaks

Win this December

It’s so easy to take part!

Simply listen to Essentials from 7am to 6pm and listen out for Santa in his sleigh whizzing past. As soon as you hear him, text us on 82228. Start your text with the world SHEFFIELD and then your name and the area you live in. You’ll then be entered into the draw to win the £100 gift card to spend at Drakehouse Retail Park.

Winners will be announced on the Homerun show on the Thursday the 23rd December.

Texts cost at your standard network rate and are included in most calling and text plans.

You can listen to Essentials via DAB+, our iOS and Google Play apps, via this website, Alexa smart speakers or via Freeview Channel 277 on the UK Radio Portal. You must live in our transmission area to take part.


About Sheffield & Rotherham's Essentials

If you cannot get us on DAB, you can still listen to us. Ask Alexa to enable either Sheffield’s Essentials or Rotherham’s Essentials. Then you can listen to us around the house.

Use the power of radio to boost your business. Find out what we can do for you, contact our sales team today. Our packages or designed to suit local businesses.

Every weekend we have a whole bunch of specialist shows. Rock, Synthwave, Soothing Sound Scape’s, Cheese, Talk, Progressive House, Trance, unsigned loacl bands, 60’s 70’s, 80’s, 90’s and 00’s.

visit us on facebook and win

Win a DAB radio!

Follow us on Facebook to be kept up to date with the latest from Sheffield and South Yorkshire’s Essential Music Mix!  

As well as being kept up to date with the latest information, you will get to hear about the latest competitions and giveaways first!

Also, every month, all new Facebook followers will be added to the draw to win a DAB radio!

Simply click the follow button or if your browser is not showing the button, follow this link

Download our apps on iOS and Android. View our schedule and message us straight from the app.

Get in touch & get social

Registered office:  The Quadrant, 99 The Parkway, Sheffield, S9 4WG.     Essentials Media Ltd: 14510993.


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