Ofcom awards new licences
Posted by
Ofcom awards new licences

Ofcom has awarded six new community radio licences – five to groups in Yorkshire and another to a Christian service based in the Wirral. A further three groups – RB FM in Barnsley, The Light FM in Rhyl and Wrexham FM were refused licenses by the regulator.

The new community radio licensees are:

[b]SINE FM, Doncaster [/b]
[i]"SINE FM will provide a platform for creative expression and a distinctive, participatory and accessible community radio service celebrating the diversity of Doncaster’s inner town wards."[/i]

[b]Redroad FM, Harthill[/b]
[i]"Redroad FM will serve the rural communities of South Rotherham, with a particular focus on young people."[/i]

[b]Vixen 87, Market Weighton and Pocklington[/b]
[i]"Vixen 87 will provide a community radio service for Market Weighton as well as Pocklington and surrounding villages in this rural area. It will strive to provide an information service of help to the lives of people in these communities."[/i]

[b]Penistone Community Radio, Penistone[/b]
[i]"Penistone Community Community aims to provide an interactive community radio facility which will enhance and enrich the community for the benefit of the people who live, work or are educated in the Penistone area."[/i]

[b]TMCR, Thorne and Moorends[/b]
[i]"TMCR will serve the people of Thorne and Moorends, it will be from the community, for the community, by the community."[/i]

[b]Flame CCR, Wirral[/b]
[i]"Flame Christian and Community Radio will serve the needs of Wirral Christians through radio broadcasting by people within the community. It will also broadcast to the community at large to increase awareness of the local Christian community, and to stimulate interaction between Christians and the community at large."[/i]

Hear more radio industry news like this at the top of the hour on inRadio - the radio industry's very own radio station. Listen now in a new window whilst you continue reading RadioToday or press play below.

0 0 455 20 December, 2007 Industry News 11:22 am 200712 Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Leave a Reply

Looking for something else?


Subscribe to our emails to stay informed about the latest radio news and products delivered straight to your inbox.

Related Posts

No related posts were found
WorldDAB General Assembly 2016 - November 9, 2016 at 10:00 am ()
Student Radio Awards - November 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm (The O₂ 10 Entertainment Avenue, London, SE10 0DY, England)
BBC Gillard Awards - November 10, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Newcastle)
Audio Production Awards - November 24, 2016 at 6:00 pm (BFI Southbank, Belvedere Road, London)
Radio TechCon 2016 - November 28, 2016 at 10:00 am (The Arts Theatre, 6-7 Great Newport St, London WC2H 7JB)
Salon de la Radio - January 29, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 30, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
Salon de la Radio - January 31, 2017 at 10:00 am (Paris)
More events