Another 44 community radio hopefuls apply

Ofcom has received 44 applications to operate new community radio stations in areas which overlap with existing services.

The area list includes five for Bradford, five for Birmingham, five for Leicester, four for Manchester, three for Leeds, two for Glasgow, two for Newcastle and one for London. Other areas include Peterhead, Cumbernauld, Milton Keynes, Wolverhampton, East Lothian, Camberley, Waterlooville, Coventry and Reading/Basingstoke.

Ofcom is currently going through applications for areas where community radio stations don’t already exist.

Here’s the list of latest stations wanting a licence – along with a website if applicable. The full document is available here.

Abusua Radio UK (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Akash Radio Leeds (Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Website: www.akashradioleeds.co.uk

All Islam Radio (Bradford, West Yorkshire)

Asian Air Radio (Birmingham, West Midlands)

BE FM (Belfast)

Bradford Asian Radio (Bradford, West Yorkshire)
Website: www.bradfordasianradio.co.uk

Buchan Radio (Peterhead & Buchan, Aberdeenshire)
Website: www.buchanradio.com

Chak De FM Limited (Birmingham, West Midlands)

Cumbernauld FM (Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire)
Website: www.cumbernauldfm.co.uk

DEEN FM (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)

East Leeds FM (East Leeds, West Yorkshire)
Website: www.chapelfm.co.uk

Festival Radio/Festive FM (Bradford, West Yorkshire)

Global Voice Community Radio, Manchester (South Central Manchester)
Website: www.globalvoicecommunity.org.uk

Gorgeous FM (Wolverhampton & Dudley, West Midlands)
Website: www.gorgeousfm.com

Groove City Radio (Glasgow)

Heath Radio (Fleet, Hartley Wintney, Yateley, Farnborough in Hampshire & Camberley inSurrey)
Website: www.heathradio.co.uk

Heritage Community Radio (Moss Side, Hulme & surrounding areas of south and central Manchester)
Website: www.bmhc.org.uk / www.heritageradio.org.uk

Indus Radio (Birmingham & Sandwell, West Midlands)
Website: www.indusfm.co.uk

Juice (Belfast)
Website: www.juicebelfast.com

Leeds Dance Community (LDC) Radio (Leeds, West Yorkshire)

Leicester Community Radio (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Website: www.leicester.fm

LRB DIGITAL (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Website: www.lrbdigital.co.uk

New City Radio (NCR) (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire)
Website: www.newcityradio.co.uk

Panj Pani Radio (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Website: www.panjpaniradio.co.uk

Peace Radio (Moss Side and surrounding areas of South Manchester)
Website: www.ooaevents.com

Pride FM Tyneside (Newcastle / Gateshead, Tyne and Wear)
Website: www.prideworldradio.com

Radio Central (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Website: www.radiocentral24.com

Radio India (Dudley, West Midlands)

RADIO MAC (Bradford, West Yorkshire)
Website: www.radiomac.org

Radio Saltire (Tranent, Wallyford and Musselburgh, East Lothian)
Website: www.radiosaltire.com

Radio Seerah (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Website: www.radioseerah.com

Radio Tyneside (Newcastle and Gateshead, Tyne and Wear)
Website: www.radiotyneside.co.uk

Radio V.O.B (Bradford, West Yorkshire)

Radio2Funky (Leicester, Leicestershire)
Website: www.2funkyarts.co.uk

Regen FM (Tottenham, Greater London)

Revival FM (Glasgow)
Website: www.revival.fm

Rush FM (Camberley, Fleet, Farnborough, North East Hampshire and Surrey Heath)

Sahara Radio (Birmingham, West Midlands)
Website: www.sahararadio.org

SWU.FM (Bristol)
Website: www.swu.fm

Talk Manchester FM (South Central Manchester)
Website: www.talkmanchester.org

The Flash (Waterlooville, Hampshire)
Website: www.theflashonair.co.uk

2tr FM (Two towns radio) (Reading, Berkshire and Basingstoke, Hampshire)

Vanny Radio (Coventry, West Midlands)
Website: www.vannyradio.com

Xpression FM (Bradford, West Yorkshire)
Website: www.bradnet.org.uk

Posted on Wednesday, November 8th, 2017 at 3:49 pm by RadioToday staff

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