27 community applications for the Midlands
Ofcom has received 27 applications for community radio stations in the East and West Midlands.
Applications for the area, known as “Region 7” in the third round of Community Radio licensing by Ofcom, appeared on the regulators website recently.
Out of the 27, three are from BFBS to run an FM service at RAF Cottesmore and RAF North Luffenham, MOD Stafford and RAF Waddington.
There are four stations proposed for Leicester, three for Wolverhampton, two for Birmingham, two for Stoke and another one for Stafford.
The full list of stations is below:
Bewdley Radio (Bewdley, Worcestershire)
BFBS Cottesmore and North Luffenham (RAF Cottesmore and RAF North Luffenham, Rutland)
BFBS Stafford (MOD Stafford, Stafford)
BFBS Waddington (RAF Waddington, Lincoln)
Black Country Community Radio (Dudley North and Sandwell, West Midlands)
Community Link Radio (CLR) (Wolverhampton)
Cornerstone FM (Telford, Shropshire)
Cre8 Radio (Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire)
Elastic FM (Bolsover, Derbyshire)
Endeavour FM (Boston, Lincolnshire)
Gulshan Radio (Wolverhampton)
Hitmix Radio (Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire)
Indus Radio (Birmingham)
Nova FM (Newport, Shropshire)
Panj Pani Radio (Leicestershire and Rutland)
Radio Central (Birmingham)
Radio Festival (Leicester)
Radio Newark (Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire)
Radio PANJ (Coventry)
Radio Seerah (Leicester)
Renaissance (Dudley and surrounding area)
Sajan Radio (Wolverhampton and Bilston, West Midlands)
Stafford FM (Stafford)
Style FM (Sandwell, West Midlands)
WAM FM (Louth, Lincolnshire)