Ofcom is currently licensing a round of community radio applications in areas overlapping with existing services. Below, you will find a full list of applicants so far, detailing the location of their radio station, application outcome as have been announced so far and the date on which the decision on each application was announced. Last updated: 13th April 2021.

APPLICATION STATISTICS
 
Total Licences Awarded Rejected On Air
44 19 25 16

ALL AREAS (44)
 
     
ALL AREAS (44) Region Application Outcome Decision
Abusua Radio UK Leeds, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Akash Radio Leeds Leeds, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 09/05/18
All Islam Radio Bradford, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Asian Air Radio Birmingham, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
BE FM Belfast On Air - 104.9 29/03/18
Bradford Asian Radio Bradford, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Buchan Radio Peterhead & Buchan, Aberdeenshire On Air - 107.9 09/05/18
Chak De FM Limited Birmingham, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Cumbernauld FM Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire On Air - 106.8 29/03/18
DEEN FM Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
East Leeds FM East Leeds, West Yorkshire Licence Returned 09/05/18
Festival Radio / Festive FM Bradford, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Global Voice Community Radio, Manchester South Central Manchester Licence Rejected 25/07/18
Gorgeous FM Wolverhampton & Dudley, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Groove City Radio Glasgow On Air - 88.6 09/05/18
Heath Radio Fleet, Hartley Wintney, Yateley, Farnborough & Camberley Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Heritage Community Radio Moss Side, Hulme & surrounding areas of south and central Manchester On Air - 90.6 25/07/18
Indus Radio Birmingham & Sandwell, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Juice Belfast On Air - 103.8 29/03/18
Leeds Dance Community (LDC) Radio Leeds, West Yorkshire On Air - 97.8 09/05/18
Leicester Community Radio Leicester, Leicestershire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
LRB DIGITAL Leicester, Leicestershire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
New City Radio (NCR) Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
Panj Pani Radio Leicester, Leicestershire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
Peace Radio Moss Side & surrounding areas of South Manchester Licence Rejected 25/07/18
Pride FM Tyneside Newcastle & Gateshead, Tyne & Wear On Air - 89.2 29/03/18
Radio Central Birmingham, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Radio India Dudley, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
RADIO MAC Bradford, West Yorkshire On Air - 107.1 30/05/18
Radio Saltire Tranent, Wallyford & Musselburgh, East Lothian On Air - 106.7/107.2 29/03/18
Radio Seerah Leicester, Leicestershire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
Radio Tyneside Newcastle & Gateshead, Tyne & Wear On Air - 93.6 29/03/18
Radio V. O. B. Bradford, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Radio2Funky Leicester, Leicestershire On Air - 95.0 25/07/18
Regen FM Tottenham, Greater London Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Revival FM Glasgow On Air - 93.0 09/05/18
Rush FM Camberley, Fleet, Farnborough, North East Hampshire & Surrey Heath Testing - 106.5 30/05/18
Sahara Radio Birmingham, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
SWU.FM Bristol On Air - 103.7 29/03/18
Talk Manchester FM South Central Manchester Licence Rejected 25/07/18
The Flash Waterlooville, Hampshire On Air - 104.3 09/05/18
2tr FM (Two towns radio) Reading, Berkshire & Basingstoke, Hampshire Licence Granted 09/05/18
Vanny Radio Coventry, West Midlands On Air - 106.3 09/05/18
Xpression FM Bradford, West Midlands Licence Rejected 30/05/18
 

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