27 apply for community radio in the South


Ofcom has received 27 applications from community radio groups wanting to operate a station in the South / South East, outside the M25.

Applicants in Region 9 are free to suggest where they would like to operate a radio station, so long as it’s not in London.

Some areas have more than one application, such as Andover, Brighton and Southampton. Amoungst the proposals are Wey Valley Radio, Gaydio Brighton, BFBS Brize Norton and Angel Radio.

Ofcom usually announces the winners within 12 months.

The full list is below:

1 Brighton FM (Brighton and Hove, East Sussex)
Contact: Christopher Galloway
Phone Number: 07999 343474
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.1brightonfm.co.uk

Andover Radio (Andover, Hampshire)
Contact: David Harber
Public Address: Top Floor, Union House, 7 Union Street, Andover SP10 1PA
Phone Number: 01264 847 831
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.andoverradio.co.uk

Angel Radio (City of Portsmouth and Borough of Havant, Hampshire)
Contact: Tony Smith
Public Address: 17 Market Parade, Havant PO9 1PY
Phone Number: 023 9248 1988
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.angelradio.co.uk

Awaaz FM (Southampton, Hampshire)
Contact: Mr Ali Beg
Public Address: Top Floor, 3AC Centre, 11 Cranbury Terrace, Southampton SO14 0LH
Phone Number: 07765 145 046
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.awaazfm.co.uk

Bexhill FM (Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex)
Contact: Richard Harris
Phone Number: 07595 288 195
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.rothermedia.co.uk

BFBS Brize Norton (RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire)
Contact: Chris Pearson
Public Address: Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Gerrards Cross, Bucks SL9 8TN
Phone Number: 01494 878734
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.bfbs.com

BFBS Portsmouth (Royal Naval Base Portsmouth, Hampshire)
Contact: Chris Pearson
Public Address: Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Gerrards Cross, Bucks SL9 8TN
Phone Number: 01494 878734
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.bfbs.com

BFBS Shorncliffe (Sir John Moore Barracks, Shorncliffe, Folkestone, Kent)
Contact: Lal Shahi
Public Address: Chalfont Grove, Narcot Lane, Gerrards Cross, Bucks SL9 8TN
Phone Number: 01494 878354
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.bfbs.com

Dance FM (Andover and Test Valley, Hampshire)
Contact: Keith Kapri
Phone Number: 07861 553 132
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: AndoverBeat.com

Fiesta FM (Southampton, Hampshire)
Contact: Felix Pastor
Public Address: 3rd Age Centre 11Cranbury Terrace, Southampton SO14 0LH
Phone Number: 07805 187 017
Email Address: [email protected]

Gaydio (Brighton and Hove, East Sussex)
Contact: Ian Wallace
Public Address: 1A Manchester One, 53 Portland St, Manchester M1 3LF
Phone Number: 07961 126 373
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: gaydio.co.uk

Hailsham FM (Hailsham, East Sussex)
Contact: Peter Willson
Public Address: Butlers Farmhouse, Butlers Lane, Herstmonceux, Hailsham BN27 1QH
Phone Number: 07850 889 936
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.hailshamfm.uk

Kennet Radio (Newbury and Thatcham, Berkshire)
Contact: Julian Swift-Hook
Public Address: Broadway House, 4-8 The Broadway, Newbury RG14 1BA
Phone Number: 07799 888 444
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.kennetradio.com

Love FM (Bracknell, Berkshire)
Contact: Amira Sagher
Public Address: 15, Thornhill, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 9LY
Phone Number: 01344 427 300
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.ompassion.co.uk

Miskin Radio (Gravesham, Dartford and Bexley, North West Kent Gateway)
Contact: Andrew Sayers
Public Address: North Kent College, Oakfield Building, Oakfield Lane, Dartford, DA1 2JT
Phone Number: 01322 629 585
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.miskinradio.co.uk

Platform B (Brighton and Hove, East Sussex)
Contact: Nats Spada
Public Address: PO Box 70, Brighton BN1 1YJ
Phone Number: 01273 244144
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: totallyradio.com

Radio Cabin (Herne Bay, Kent)
Contact: Peter Jell
Public Address: Winch’s Field, Stanley Gardens, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5SG
Phone Number: 01227 742 077
Email Address: [email protected]diocabin.co.uk
Website: www.radiocabin.co.uk

Red Kite Radio (Haddenham and Thame, Buckinghamshire)
Contact: Mark Chapple
Phone Number: 07889 771978
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.redkiteradio.com

Sheppey FM (Sheerness, Kent)
Contact: Julie Nicholls
Public Address: Sheppey Community Media Centre, The Pavilion, Royal Road, Sheerness, Kent ME12 1AY
Phone Number: 01795 664499
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.sheppeyfm.org.uk

Shoreline (Romney Marsh, Kent)
Contact: Robert Preedy
Phone Number: 07955 240 151
Email Address: [email protected]

Vectis Radio (Newport, Isle of Wight)
Contact: Ian McLaughlin
Public Address: The Riverside Centre, The Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2QR
Phone Number: 07817 165 617
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.vectisdradio.com

Waterside Radio (Totton and Eling – Solent Waterside, Hampshire)
Contact: Lee Moulsdale
Public Address: 5 Pembroke Close, Testwood, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire SO40 3BQ
Phone Number: 07813 818 882
Email Address: [email protected]

Wey Valley Radio (Alton, Hampshire)
Contact: David Way
Public Address: 4 Thedden Grange, Alton, Hampshire GU34 4AU
Phone Number: 01420 260844
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.weyvalleyradio.uk

Winchester Radio (Winchester, Hampshire)
Contact: Anna O’Brien
Public Address: Mailpoint MP66, Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5DG
Phone Number: 01962 250143
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: winchesterradio.uk

Witney Radio (Witney, Oxfordshire)
Contact: Barry Clack
Public Address: Blanket House, Windrush Industrial Park, Witney OX29 7DX
Phone Number: 01993 772266
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.witneyradio.co.uk

Worthing FM (Worthing, West Sussex)
Contact: Patrick Woodward
Public Address: Ivy Arch Studios, Unit 5B Ivy Arch Road, Worthing BN14 8BX
Phone Number: 01903 687768
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.worthingfm.com

Wycombe Sound (High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire)
Contact: Chris Phillips
Public Address: Bridge House, Bridge Street, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2EL
Phone Number: 01494 449900
Email Address: [email protected]
Website: www.wycombesound.org.uk

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