13/99 15 January 1999

RADIO AUTHORITY PUBLISHES APPRAISAL OF WAKEFIELD LOCAL LICENCE AWARD

The Radio Authority has published today (15 January) the details of its appraisal of the Wakefield local licence award made to Ridings FM. The Authority made the award on 7 January 1999.

A copy of the full appraisal can be viewed by clicking here.

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 NOTE TO EDITORS

The Radio Authority is responsible for licensing and regulating Independent Radio in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Broadcasting Acts 1990 and 1996. It plans frequencies, awards licences, regulates programming and advertising, and plays an active role in the discussion and formulation of policies which affect the Independent Radio industry and its listeners.

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