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Bristol licence attracts six

A total of six applications have been submitted to run a new commercial radio station in Bristol. These are Bristol FM, Chill (GCap Media), Diamond 106.5 (Macquarie), Original 106 (Canwest), Rock Radio (Absolute Radio Int/Town and Country Broadcasting Ltd) and Wicked FM (UK Media and Radio).

Half of the applicants propose a rock music service, two offer an adult format with the remaining one offering to Chill out the people of Bristol.

The full list of applicants are:

B106.5
Bristol FM Limited, Brook Cottage, Lower Langford, Bristol, BS40 5JH
Contact: Christopher Moorsom Tel: 01934 862880
Email: info@bristolfm.co.uk

A distinctive commercial radio service offering news, information and intelligent speech programming, of particular appeal to 25 to 64 year old adults in the Greater Bristol area, led by varied, less repetitive, adult-focused music.

Chill Bristol
GWR (West) Limited, 30 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LA
Contact: Jane Wilson Tel: 020 7766 6863
Email: jane.wilson@gcapmedia.com

Chill will be a station playing contemporary relaxing music with local information for listeners of all ages.

Diamond 106.5 FM
c/o Radio UK Holdings Limited, Macquarie Bank Limited, Level 35, Citypoint, 1 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9HD
Contact: Tim Schoonmaker Tel: 020 7065 2203

A rock music station for Bristol ? classic rock during the day and modern/alternative rock in the evenings, with a 24-hour-a-day local news and information bulletins.

Original 106 FM
Original Bristol FM Limited, The New Boathouse, 136-142 Bramley Road, London, W10 6SR
Contact: Peter Viner Tel: 020 7565 6600
Email: peter.viner@canwest.co.uk

Adult Alternative Radio ? an eclectic mix of adult-orientated music with particular appeal to 40-59 year olds, with 24 hour local news.

Bristol?s 106.5 Rock Radio
Bristol Sound Limited, Temple Way, Bristol, BS99 7HD
Contact: Clive Dickens Tel: 07773 374066
Email: clive.dickens@1065rockradio.com

Bristol’s rock station, playing a distinctive and original mix of rock songs from the past 40 years. 100% of the music will be rock and will be dominated by songs more than 10 years old, alongside relevant local news, information and sport.

Wicked FM
UK Media and Radio Bristol Limited, 61 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6AX
Contact: Mark Oliver (Tel: 020 7313 5900) or Paul Robinson (Tel: 07899 817750)
Email: mark.oliver@oando.co.uk or paulnrobinson@aol.com

A full service modern rock station for people 20 to 44 in the city of Bristol with local news and information and indie, alternative, guitar based Britpop and classic and soft rock music from the last 25 years with specialist shows during evenings and weekends.

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