Ofcom has received four applications for the Blackburn FM Independent Radio Licence.
The full applications for this licence will be published on the Ofcom website shortly.
Blackburn Broadcasting Company Ltd. (The Bee)
Unit 504, Glenfield Park, Blakewater Road, Blackburn BB1 5QH
Contact: Amanda Bell, Tel: 01254 776106,
A full service radio station for Blackburn, Darwen, Accrington and surrounding areas with a high profile and significant resources given to local news and information.
Blackburn 2Day FM Ltd (2Day FM)
15-17 High Street, Rishton, Blackburn BB1 4JZ
Contact: Norman Walker, Tel: 07984 786795,
A locally-focussed, Classic Hits radio station with news, information and features of particular relevance to Blackburn and the surrounding areas.
Bold FM Limited (Bold FM)
Heaven & Hell Lord Square, Blackburn BB1 7JA
Contact: Peter Clarke Tel: 01254 662 662,
A popular and entertaining locally focussed radio station with a strong commitment to news and information for and from the many communities in the Blackburn, Darwen and Hyndburn area, playing contemporary hits and the best music from the last forty years.
The Burn FM Limited (Burn FM)
Newspaper House, High Street, Blackburn BB1 1HT
Contact: Richard Matthewman, Tel: 01254 506 300,
A BIG local station for Blackburn, Darwen and Hyndburn providing a mix of music and talk that encompasses the whole community ? with a focus on local news and sport produced by a well-resourced team of journalists based in the area ? and broadcast alongside an exciting selection of current and classic hits of wide popular appeal.
Ofcom welcomes the views of the public about the local needs of listeners in this area and the type of service required. Opinions on these issues can either be emailed to email@example.com or posted to Neil Stock, Head of Radio Planning & Licensing, Ofcom, Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA. Please mark the envelope ?Blackburn?.
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