Community Radio News
Former Kiss FM DJ Raheem Makani has taken over the drive-time slot on community station Radio Cardiff. (more…)
Ofcom monitored the station for three days after a complaint was made and heard mostly just music.
The team behind MKFM is launching two new radio stations later this year.
Angel Radio is switching off its 101.1FM frequency today as its new licence to serve Portsmouth on 89.3FM commences.
Hereward Media has pulled out of its plan to rescue the station.
The new licence represents the first joint initiative between the two licencing bodies for the radio broadcast sector.
Angel can now be heard on DAB in Aldershot, Bristol, Brighton, Birmingham, Cambridge, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, London, Norwich, West Sussex and Woking.
Community radio station Tulip Radio, which said goodbye and closed down last week, is getting ready for a re-launch on January 2nd.
Black Country Radio has relocated to a brand new suite of studios at The Waterfront in Brierley Hill.
Another community radio station has announced its closure - as Spalding and South Holland's Tulip Radio goes off-air after 15 years.
Jon joins Radio Response to lead their ongoing efforts to support the UK community radio sector.
The station gives no particular reason for the decision, other than saying the closure is due to situations beyond their control.
The Gaydio Brighton board consists of Nick MacEvoy, Toby Whitehouse, Dan Lambourne, Marcus Patrick, Chantal Cooke, Alex Baker, Ian Wallace, Alex Kakavelakis and Rachel Regan.
If awarded a licence, the station could be on-air in time for the 50th anniversary of the Marine Offenses Act, on 14th August 2017.
Applicants include Zone One Radio - community radio for central London, Fusion FM, Flames Radio and AIMS FM in Hounslow.
The application comes along with 10 other radio groups around the UK who have applied to Ofcom to run a station using AM.
The show, hosted by the station's Let’s Talk Sport team of Jack Price, Dan Middleton & Jamie Davies, started at 8am on Wednesday 16th November, and finished at 4pm Friday.
Soundart Radio is celebrating ten years of broadcasting across South Devon from Dartington on 102.5FM.
Tamworth’s community radio station TCR FM could be forced off the airwaves if it can’t find a new home.
Ofcom is starting a review of its community radio licensing and technical policy, and reveals new DAB licensing will start in 2018.