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: 7th August 2018.

APPLICATION STATISTICS
 
Total Licences Awarded Rejected On Air
44 19 23 0

ALL AREAS (44)
 
     
ALL AREAS (44) Region Application Outcome Decision
Abusua Radio UK Leeds, West Yorkshire    
Akash Radio Leeds Leeds, West Yorkshire    
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 Licence Granted 29/03/18
Bradford Asian Radio Bradford, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Buchan Radio Peterhead & Buchan, Aberdeenshire Licence Granted 09/05/18
Chak De FM Limited Birmingham, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Cumbernauld FM Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire Licence Granted 29/03/18
DEEN FM Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
East Leeds FM East Leeds, West Yorkshire Licence Granted 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 Licence Granted 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 Licence Granted 25/07/18
Indus Radio Birmingham & Sandwell, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Juice Belfast Licence Granted 29/03/18
Leeds Dance Community (LDC) Radio Leeds, West Yorkshire Licence Granted 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 Licence Granted 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 Licence Granted 30/05/18
Radio Saltire Tranent, Wallyford & Musselburgh, East Lothian Licence Granted 29/03/18
Radio Seerah Leicester, Leicestershire Licence Rejected 25/07/18
Radio Tyneside Newcastle & Gateshead, Tyne & Wear Licence Granted 29/03/18
Radio V. O. B. Bradford, West Yorkshire Licence Rejected 30/05/18
Radio2Funky Leicester, Leicestershire Licence Granted 25/07/18
Regen FM Tottenham, Greater London Licence Rejected 09/05/18
Revival FM Glasgow Licence Granted 09/05/18
Rush FM Camberley, Fleet, Farnborough, North East Hampshire & Surrey Heath Licence Granted 30/05/18
Sahara Radio Birmingham, West Midlands Licence Rejected 09/05/18
SWU.FM Bristol Licence Granted 29/03/18
Talk Manchester FM South Central Manchester Licence Rejected 25/07/18
The Flash Waterlooville, Hampshire Licence Granted 09/05/18
2tr FM (Two towns radio) Reading, Berkshire & Basingstoke, Hampshire Licence Granted 09/05/18
Vanny Radio Coventry, West Midlands Licence Granted 09/05/18
Xpression FM Bradford, West Midlands Licence Rejected 30/05/18
 

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