Ofcom Receives 35 Community Radio Applications


Ofcom has received 35 applications for community radio licences from 43 areas of the UK which had submitted an expression of interest.

Applications for new stations have been received from 26 proposed stations for England, one in Northern Ireland, three for Scotland, and five in Wales.

Below is a list of applications received by the closing date ( Tuesday 26 March 2019 ). The proposed service area for each station in the list below is taken from the application.

Alfred (Shaftesbury, Dorset)
Website: www.ThisisAlfred.com

Border City Radio (Carlisle, Cumbria)

Bux FM (South Bucks & Uxbridge)
Website: www.buxfm.co.uk

Cheshire FM (Northwich, Middlewich & Winsford, Cheshire)
Website: www.cheshirefm.com

Chesterfield Radio (Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire)

Chiltern Voice (Amersham & Chesham, Buckinghamshire)
Website: www.chilternvoice.fm

Coast & County Radio (Scarborough & Filey, North Yorkshire)
Website: www.coastandcountyradio.co.uk

Cross Counties Radio (Magna Park & Lutterworth, Leicestershire)
Website: www.crosscountiesradio.co.uk

Croydon FM (Croydon)
Website: www.croydonfm.com

DH1 (Digital Hits One) (North Somerset)
Website: www.digitalhits.one

Dover Community Radio (Dover District)
Website: www.dcrfm.co.uk

East Coast Radio (Grimsby, Cleethorpes)
Website: www.eastcoastradio.uk

Elastic FM (Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire)
Website: www.elasticfm.co.uk

LCR (Lutterworth & villages to the north, Leicestershire)
Website: www.leicester.fm

Listen Lanarkshire (Scotland) (Shotts, North Lanarkshire)
Website: www.listenlanarkshire.com

ME2U Community Radio Croydon (Croydon)
Website: www.me2uradio.co.uk

Merthyr Radio (Wales) (Merthyr Tydfil, Mid Glamorgan)
Website: www.3gs.org.uk

Phase Radio (Wales) (Prestatyn, Rhyl & surrounding areas, NE Wales)
Website: www.phaseradio.co.uk

Pulse Radio Wales (Wales) (Prestatyn, Rhyl & surrounding areas, NE Wales)

Radio 3C (Burghclere, Kingsclere & Highclere, Hampshire)

Radio Ballymena (Northern Ireland) (Ballymena, County Antrim)

Radio Henna (Croydon)

Radio Melksham (Melksham, Wiltshire)
Website: www.radiomelksham.co.uk

Radio Scarborough (Scarborough, North Yorkshire)
Website: www.radioscarborough.co.uk

Radio West Fife (Scotland) (Dunfermline & West Fife)
Website: www.radiowestfife.scot

Radio Wimborne (Wimborne, East Dorset)
Website: www.Radiowimborne.co.uk

Rainbow Radio (South East London)
Website: www.rainbowradio.co.uk

Sam Radio (Scotland) (Edinburgh)

Select Radio (South East London & Croydon)
Website: www.selectradioapp.com

Severn Air Radio (North Somerset)
Website: www.severnairradio.co.uk

Sound Radio (Wales) (Kinmel Bay, NE Wales)
Website: www.soundradio.wales

Thornbury Radio (Thornbury & district, Gloucestershire)
Website: www.tmcic.org

Voice of the Community/St Asaph On Air (Wales) (St Asaph & surrounding communities, NE Wales)

Wallingford Radio (Wallingford, South Oxfordshire)
Website: www.wallingfordradio.co.uk

West Kent Radio (Tunbridge Wells & Tonbridge, Kent)
Website: www.westkentradio.com

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