North Lancashire’s community radio station Beyond Radio has partnered with a local arts group to generate more community content.
The Community Media Association has appointed Danny Lawrence of Gateway 97.8 as the new Chair and Janey Gordon of the University of Bedfordshire as Vice Chair.
Online station Wandsworth Radio is expanding to serve the neighbouring London boroughs of Richmond, Merton and Lambeth with a plan to join DAB.
Community radio station Radio Scilly is asking for help from locals or radio professionals to ensure the station survives.
Ofcom has imposed a £10,000 financial penalty on Radio Ikhlas Limited, after material broadcast on its community radio station broke the rules.
Ofcom has announced a list of 43 areas across the UK where it will accept new applicant for community radio licences.
Sunny Govan Radio has been invited to a meeting at Ofcom to discuss its compliance procedures after a number of complaints were made against the station.
Ofcom has received a complaint about offensive language in a song played on Tudno FM in Llandudno.
A group of community radio stations has jointly condemned a report commissioned by industry body Radiocentre as inaccurate and misleading.
A new independent report has urged Ofcom and Government to rethink their approach to community and small-scale radio in the UK.
Community radio station Gravity FM in Grantham, Lincolnshire, has been found in breach of its licence for not repaying unused grant money as per Ofcom terms.
Small-Scale DAB multiplex operators will need to reserve space for community radio stations under new framework set out by the government.
HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex will visit Radio Tyneside to present the hospital and community radio station with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
Uckfield FM presenters have appeared on a new radio show on BBC Sussex and Surrey.
Radiocentre is helping to coordinate the latest appeal by the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) across commercial radio, in response to the Indonesia Tsunami.
Ofcom has found a Sheffield community radio station in breach of its licence for discussing the local election whilst the polls were open.
Radio Newquay has launched with a poem highlighting the positives of the town.
Irish language station Raidió Fáilte from Belfast has been named Station of the Year at the 2018 Community Radio Awards.
RadioReverb has launched an online crowdfunding campaign to purchase a new transmitter following the closure of Juice Brighton.
Online community station East London Radio is on a mission to find out what is East London’s favourite music of all time.
YO1 Radio in York has launched on 102.8FM this week after broadcasting via digital platforms for the last year.
Glasgow’s Sunny Govan Radio has been censured for playing a track containing offensive language.
Barrow-in-Furness community station, Cando FM has been found in beach for not providing a service in accordance with its Key Commitments.
Temporary station Jam FM teamed up with BBC Radio Norfolk last week for a simulcasted breakfast show from the Norjam Scout and Guide Jamboree.
Sheffield’s youngest ever Lord Mayor, Magid Magid, will help present a day of talks, films, workshops and discussions about the future of media.
Cambridge 105 Radio has two new breakfast presenters, Julian Clover and Lucy Milazzo, from August 20th at 7am.
Online community station Brooklands Radio is raising money for a local hospice with one-day family-friendly event.
Lancaster community radio station 103.5 Beyond Radio has teamed up with the Facebook social group ‘Lancaster Past & Present’ which has over 38,000 members in the local area.
Prison Radio Association's Chief Executive Phil Maguire is set to deliver the keynote address at the 2018 CBAA Conference in Australia.
Ofcom has awarded two new community radio licences but rejected eight applications.
Juice1038 is getting ready to launch on August 4th across Belfast, serving the LGBT+ community in Greater Belfast on FM.
Brighton & Hove’s community radio station RadioReverb has been shortlisted for the Community Organisation Award: Multi-Strand at the National Diversity Awards 2018.
North East online station Pride FM is launching full time after eight years in the making.
Newcastle and Gateshead's hospital radio station Radio Tyneside starts broadcasting on 93.6 FM this week.
Radio regulator Ofcom is to open up the application process for community radio applications in some of the areas where expressions of interest have been received.
Stations in all areas are eligible to apply but coverage improvements or extensions are unlikely to be possible in every location.
Bay FM in East Devon has changed its name to Exmouth Air after five years of broadcasting on 106.4 MHz FM.
Two community stations, Beyond Radio and First FM, have been found in breach for airing songs containing swearing.
Community station Bolton FM in Greater Manchester and North East hospital station Radio Tyneside have been announced as recipients of the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.
Ofcom has handed out two new community radio licences - to Radio MAC in Bradford and Rush FM in Farnborough.
Entries are now open for the third UK Community Radio Awards which will takes place in September.
Ofcom has put Big City Radio on notice and found it in breach of its licence for not providing enough locally-produced content.
A new online radio station, Heath Sound Vault, has launched this week as a result of a merger of two local audio providers.
Leeds based Fever FM has had a request to change its key commitments approved by Ofcom following a public consultation.
Ofcom has today announced the award of eight new community radio licences in England and Scotland.
Local radio returned to Andover town centre this week as The Troggs' lead guitarist Chris Britton launched Andover Radio.
The Community Radio Awards are to return for a third year, celebrating the best of the community radio sector.
Graham Coley, the founder and manager of Takeover Radio in Nottinghamshire, has died after a battle with cancer.
Eight new community radio licences in England, Northern Ireland and Scotland have been awarded by Ofcom.
Ofcom is to monitor Beyond Radio in Lancaster after it failed to deliver on its Key Commitments for the second time in six months.