Four applications for Shrewsbury
Four applications have been submitted to Ofcom for the local radio licence to serve Shrewbury and Oswestry.
The Radio Business (Extra FM), Muff Murfin (Radio Shrewsbury), NMA Broadcasting (Shrewsbury FM) and Laser Broadcasting (Shrewsbury Local Radio) are all hoping for some good news when the licence is awarded in February 2006.
These applicants in full are:
c/o Shrewsbury Radio Limited, Prospect House, High Street, Grinshill, Shrewsbury, SY4 3BH
Contact: Roger Brooks Tel: 01952 750833
A full service radio station serving Shrewsbury, Oswestry and surrounding areas with a high profile and significant resources given to local news and information.
c/o Radio Shrewsbury Limited, 11 Burway Trading Estate, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 1EN
Contact: Muff Murfin Tel: 01905 820659
A distinctive local radio station for Shrewsbury, Oswestry and the surrounding area, with independent local news, speech and information and a wide variety of popular music.
Shrewsbury & Oswestry FM Limited, Chronicle House, Castle Foregate, Shrewsbury, SY1 2DN
Contact: Keith Parker Tel: 01743 248248
A truly local, classic hits radio station with news, information and features of particular relevance to Shrewsbury and Oswestry.
Shrewsbury Local Radio
Shrewsbury Local Radio Limited, 2 Crowther Road, Washington, Tyne & Wear, NE38 0BW
Contact: Alan Clayton Tel: 01694 781689
A lively, full service local radio station for 35 to 64 year olds, focused on Shrewsbury, Oswestry and the surrounding areas, playing a wide range of popular hits from the last 40 years with local news, information and interviews forming an essential part of the output.
The full applications for this licence will be published on the Ofcom website shortly.