Ofcom has completed the first round of community radio applications, with the final decisions being made on Wednesday 17th May 2006. Below, you will find a full list of applicants, detailing the location of their radio station, application outcome and the date on which the decision on each application was announced. The tables for the second and third rounds of licensing can be found here and here. Last updated: 3rd April 2016.

APPLICATION STATISTICS
 
Total Licences Awarded Rejected On Air
194 107 87 89

 
ENGLAND (163)
 
     
EAST MIDLANDS (16) Region Application Outcome Decision
Buxton C.R. Partnership Buxton, Derbs Rejected 17/05/2006
Carillon Radio Loughborough, Leics Rejected 15/06/2005
Dawn FM Nottingham On Air - 107.6 15/06/2005
DC-FM Derby Rejected 15/06/2005
Faza AWP Nottingham On Air - 97.1 15/06/2005
Harborough FM Market Harborough, Leics On Air - 102.3 15/06/2005
Ikhlas Foundation Normanton, Derbs On Air - 107.8 15/06/2005
Lincoln (Lindum) C.R. Lincoln Rejected 16/03/2006
NBC Live Nottingham On Air - 97.5 15/06/2005
Raajcomm Radio Leicester Rejected 15/06/2005
Regency FM Chesterfield, Derbs Rejected 21/04/2006
Siren FM Lincoln On Air - 107.3 16/03/2006
Takeover Radio Leicester On Air - 103.2 15/06/2005
The Eye Melton Mowbray, Leics On Air - 103.0 15/06/2005
Trust FM Chesterfield Chesterfield, Derbs Returned 21/04/2006
Voluntary Action Kesteven Grantham, Lincs Rejected 15/06/2005
 
EAST (17) Region Application Outcome Decision
209 Radio Cambridge On Air - 105.0 21/04/2006
Cambridge University Radio Cambridge Rejected 21/04/2006
Chelmsford Calling Chelmsford, Essex Off Air - 104.4 17/05/2006
Colchester Army Radio Colchester, Essex On Air - 107.0 15/12/2005
Diverse FM Luton, Beds On Air - 102.8 16/03/2006
The Edge FM Haverhill, Suffolk Rejected 08/09/2005
From The Nam FM Dagenham, Essex Rejected 08/09/2005
Future Radio Norwich Off Air - 96.9 08/09/2005
Ipswich C.R. Ipswich On Air - 105.7 16/03/2006
Kool AM Harlow, Essex Returned 16/02/2006
Link FM Havering, Essex On Air - 92.2 16/02/2006
Lyon Radio Stevenage, Herts Rejected 16/03/2006
Phoenix FM Brentwood, Essex On Air - 98.0 16/02/2006
Red FM Romford, Essex Rejected 08/09/2005
Saint FM Burnham-on-Crouch, Essex On Air - 94.7 17/05/2006
Radio Verulam St. Albans, West Herts On Air - 92.6 16/03/2006
Wayland C.R. Swaffham, Norfolk Rejected 08/09/2005
 
LONDON (34) Region Application Outcome Decision
2.4 Stadium FM Brent, Middx Rejected 15/12/2005
Akasamoma Victoria Docks (E) Rejected 15/12/2005
Avenues FM Queen's Park (W) Rejected 15/12/2005
Azhar Forest Gate (E) Rejected 15/12/2005
Betar Bangla East London (E) Rejected 15/12/2005
Bounce FM Highgate (NE) Rejected 15/12/2005
BreakFM Newham Newham (E) Rejected 15/12/2005
Brent Life Brent, Middx Rejected 15/12/2005
City Radio Clapham Park Clapham (S) Rejected 15/12/2005
City Radio Haringey Haringey (N) Rejected 15/12/2005
Demo FM Streatham Hill (S) Rejected 15/12/2005
Desi Radio Southall, Middx On Air - 1602AM 15/12/2005
Difusion FM Streatham (S) Rejected 15/12/2005
East Africa FM Westbank (N) Rejected 15/12/2005
ECO Radio Wandsworth (SW) Rejected 15/12/2005
Edmonton FM Edmonton (N) Rejected 15/12/2005
Gina FM Newham (E) Rejected 15/12/2005
Hayes FM Hayes, Middx On Air - 91.8 16/02/2006
Hope Link Haringey (N) Rejected 15/12/2005
Irish FM Hammersmith (W) Off Air - 101.4 16/02/2006
Issue FM Lambeth (SW) Rejected 15/12/2005
Life FM Harlesden (W) On Air - 103.6 16/02/2006
Link FM Brent, Middx Rejected 15/12/2005
NuSound Newham (E) On Air - 92.0 16/02/2006
Radio BG London Leytonstone (E) Rejected 15/12/2005
Radio La Voz Elephant & Castle (SE) Rejected 15/12/2005
Radio Peckham Peckham (SE) Rejected 15/12/2005
Radio Ummah Newham (E) Off Air - 94.0->96.5 16/02/2006
Resonance FM Central London On Air - 104.4 15/12/2005
Shalom FM Edgware, Middx Rejected 15/12/2005
Sound Radio Hackney (E) Off Air - 1503AM 15/12/2005
TLS Radio Lambeth (SW) Rejected 15/12/2005
Voice of Africa Newham (E) On Air - 94.3 16/02/2006
Westside Radio Southall, Middx On Air - 89.6 16/02/2006
 
NORTH EAST (7) Region Application Outcome Decision
Community Voice FM Middlesbrough Rejected 21/04/2006
Cross Rhythms Teesside Middlesbrough On Air - 107.1 21/04/2006
Lionheart Radio Alnwick, Northumberland On Air - 107.3 10/11/2005
Radio Hartlepool Hartlepool Rejected 21/04/2006
Radio Teesdale Teesdale, Co. Durham On Air - 102.1/105.5 16/02/2006
Southside Broadcasting Middlesbrough Rejected 21/04/2006
Tyneside Broadcast Initiative Newcastle-upon-Tyne On Air - 102.5 10/11/2005
 
NORTH WEST (19) Region Application Outcome Decision
7Waves Wirral, Cheshire On Air - 92.1 17/05/2006
ALL FM Levenshulme, Manchester On Air - 96.9 08/09/2005
Canalside FM Bollington, Cheshire Rejected 08/09/2005
Cheshire FM Mid-Cheshire Off Air - 92.5 17/05/2006
Chorley FM Chorley, Lancs On Air - 102.8 08/09/2005
Crescent C.R. Rochdale On Air - 97.0 08/09/2005
Diversity Radio Lancaster Off Air - 103.5 17/05/2006
Flame FM (Wirral Christian Media) Wirral, Cheshire Rejected 17/05/2006
Halton FM Halton, Cheshire On Air - 92.3 17/05/2006
Lune Valley Radio Kirkby Lonsdale, Cumbria Off Air - 106.6 10/11/2005
Now Radio Wigan Rejected 10/11/2005
Oldham C.R. Oldham On Air - 99.7 06/10/2005
Pendle C.R. Pendle, Lancs On Air - 103.1 21/04/2006
Pure Radio Stockport On Air - 107.6 06/10/2005
Salford Radio Salford, Gt. Manchester On Air - 94.4 06/10/2005
Talkin' Toxeth TTFM Liverpool Licence Returned 17/05/2006
Tameside Community Stalybridge On Air - 103.6 06/10/2005
The Point Runcorn, Cheshire Rejected 17/05/2006
Wythenshawe FM Wythenshawe, Manchester On Air - 97.2 08/09/2005
 
SOUTH & SOUTH EAST (23) Region Application Outcome Decision
Aldershot Army Radio Aldershot, Hants On Air - 102.5 21/04/2006
Angel Radio Havant Havant, Hants On Air - 101.1 20/04/2005
Angel Radio Isle of Wight Cowes, Isle of Wight On Air - 91.5 15/06/2005
Asian Star Slough, Berks On Air - 101.6 16/02/2006
BRFM Bridge Radio Isle of Sheppey, Kent On Air - 105.6 17/05/2006
Chichester C.R. Chichester, West Sussex Rejected 20/04/2005
Citizen Radio Slough Slough, Berks Rejected 15/12/2005
CSR Canterbury Canterbury, Kent On Air - 97.4 16/02/2006
Express FM C.R. Portsmouth On Air - 93.7 15/06/2005
Gravesham C.R. Gravesham, Kent Rejected 15/12/2005
GU1 Radio Guildford, Surrey Rejected 15/12/2005
Radio CD Oxford Rejected 10/11/2005
RadioReverb Brighton On Air - 97.2 15/12/2005
Raven Sound Bromley, Kent Rejected 15/12/2005
South Asian Radio FM Slough, Berks Rejected 15/12/2005
Shoreway Radio Deal, Kent Rejected 06/10/2005
Skyline C.R. Hedge End, Hants On Air - 102.5 15/06/2005
SUSY Radio Reigate & Banstead, Surrey Rejected 15/12/2005
Swale Radio Faversham, Kent Rejected 17/05/2006
TGR Sound Bexley Bexley, Kent Off Air - 103.7 16/02/2006
The Island's Play Newport, Isle of Wight Rejected 20/04/2005
Touch FM Milton Keynes, Bucks Rejected 21/04/2006
Unity 101 Southampton On Air - 101.1 15/06/2005
 
SOUTH WEST (13) Region Application Outcome Decision
Beautiful Bristol FM Bristol Rejected 16/02/2006
Bristol Community FM Bristol On Air - 93.2 16/02/2006
Base (Student Radio) FM Bristol Rejected 16/02/2006
Castledown Radio Salisbury On Air - 104.7 16/03/2006
Focus FM Bristol Rejected 16/02/2006
Forest of Dean Radio Forest of Dean, Gloucs Off Air - 1521/1503AM 07/03/2005
Forest FM Verwood, East Dorset On Air - 92.3 10/01/2006
GFM Gloucester On Air - 96.6 10/11/2005
Hope FM Bournemouth On Air - 90.1 16/03/2006
Nerve Radio Poole, Dorset Rejected 16/03/2006
Radio Scilly St. Mary's, Isles of Scilly On Air - 107.9 08/09/2005
Salisbury Plain Army Radio Salisbury On Air - 106.8 16/03/2006
Spirit of Plymouth FM Plymouth On Air - 96.3 15/12/2005
 
WEST MIDLANDS (14) Region Application Outcome Decision
Aston FM Aston, Birmingham On Air - 89.1 06/10/2005
Castle Vale C.R. N.E. Birmingham Licence Returned 06/10/2005
Cross Rhythms City Radio Stoke-on-Trent On Air - 101.8 20/04/2005
FORward Radio Stoke-on-Trent Rejected 20/04/2005
New Style Radio Winson Green, Birmingham On Air - 98.7 06/10/2005
Punjabi Radio Smethwick, West Mids Rejected 06/10/2005
Radio Awaam Smethwick, West Mids Rejected 06/10/2005
Smart Radio Stone, Staffs Rejected 20/04/2005
Stourbridge Radio Group Stourbridge, West Mids On Air - 102.5 06/10/2005
The Public FM West Bromwich Licence Returned 06/10/2005
Unity FM Small Heath, Birmingham On Air - 93.5 06/10/2005
Walsall FM Walsall Rejected 06/10/2005
Wolverhampton C.R. Training Wolverhampton On Air - 101.8 06/10/2005
Youth Community Media Worcester On Air - 106.7 10/11/2005
 
YORKSHIRE & HUMBER (20) Region Application Outcome Decision
Asian Fever Leeds On Air - 107.3 06/10/2005
Barnsley C.R. Barnsley Rejected 21/04/2006
BCB FM Bradford On Air - 106.6 08/09/2005
Branch FM Dewsbury, West Yorks On Air - 101.8 16/03/2006
Burngreave C.R. Sheffield On Air - 103.1 16/02/2006
Catterick Army Radio Catterick. North Yorks Rejected 21/04/2006
Drystone Radio Craven, North Yorks Rejected 06/10/2005
Hillcrest C.R. Leeds Rejected 06/10/2005
Indian Muslim Welfare Society Batley, West Yorks Rejected 06/10/2005
Phoenix Radio Halifax On Air - 96.7 08/09/2005
Pit FM Deame Valley, South Yorks Rejected 16/02/2006
Rabtah FM Sheffield Rejected 16/02/2006
Radio Barnsley Barnsley Rejected 21/04/2006
Radio Paradise Wakefield, West Yorks Rejected 06/10/2005
Seaside Radio Withemsea, East Yorks On Air - 105.3 10/11/2005
Sheffield Live Sheffield On Air - 93.2 16/02/2006
Tempo FM Wetherby, West Yorks On Air - 107.4 16/02/2006
Urban Space Wakefield, West Yorks Rejected 06/10/2005
West Hull C.R. Hull On Air - 106.9 15/12/2005
Wharfdale FM Otley, West Yorks Rejected 06/10/2005
 

NORTHERN IRELAND (7)
 
     
ALL IRISH (7) Region Application Outcome Decision
BFBS Lisburn Lisburn, Co. Antrim On Air - 100.6 06/10/2005
Down FM Downpatrick, Co. Down On Air - 105.0 06/10/2005
Drive FM Londonderry Rejected 08/09/2005
Féile FM Belfast Off Air - 103.2 06/10/2005
IÚR FM Newry, Co. Armagh On Air - 101.4 06/10/2005
Raidió Fáilte C.R. Belfast On Air - 107.1 06/10/2005
Shine FM Banbridge, Co. Down On Air - 102.4 06/10/2005
 

SCOTLAND (17)
 
     
ALL SCOTTISH (17) Region Application Outcome Decision
Awaz FM Glasgow On Air - 107.2 15/06/2005
Black Diamond FM Newtongrange, Midlothian On Air - 107.8 16/02/2006
Celtic Music Radio Glasgow Rejected 15/06/2005
ClydeAsia Radio Glasgow Rejected 15/06/2005
East End Broadcast Glasgow Rejected 15/06/2005
Edinburgh Army Radio Edinburgh On Air - 98.5 16/02/2006
Faith Radio Edinburgh Rejected 16/02/2006
GGT FM Glasgow Rejected 15/06/2005
Leith FM Leith, Edinburgh Off Air - 98.8 16/02/2006
Lowland Radio Dumfries & Galloway Rejected 15/12/2005
Ness FM Inverness Rejected 10/11/2005
Radio_Asia Glasgow Rejected 15/06/2005
Revival Radio Glasgow On Air - 100.8 15/06/2005
SHMU FM Aberdeen On Air - 99.8 08/09/2005
Sunny Govan Radio Glasgow On Air - 103.5 15/06/2005
The Superstation Orkney Orkney On Air - 105.4 08/09/2005
VIP On Air Glasgow On Air - 101.0 15/06/2005
 

WALES (7)
 
     
ALL WELSH (7) Region Application Outcome Decision
Afan FM Port Talbot, West Glamorgan Off Air - 97.4/107.9 20/04/2005
Beats FM Cardiff On Air - 98.7 21/04/2006
Brynmawr Blaenau, Gwent Rejected 06/10/2005
Calon FM Wrexham On Air - 105.0 16/03/2006
GTFM Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan On Air - 107.9 20/04/2005
Toradio Pontypool, Torfaen Returned 10/11/2005
Wrexham FM Wrexham Rejected 16/03/2006

Based on community radio licence table created by Stourbridge Radio Group. Reproduced with permission.


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