Ofcom today announces the award of two new community radio licences for services in Scotland.
Community radio services are provided on a not-for-profit basis focusing on the delivery of specific social benefits to a particular geographical community or a community of interest. The awards are to:
Details of these new community radio services are as follows:
Contact: Colin McCall
Address: Penicuik Community Education Association, Carnethy Centre, Muirhead Place, Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 0LE
Phone Number: 01968 674095
Crystal FM will provide a community radio service catering for all residents of Penicuik and surrounding villages in Midlothian.
East Coast FM
Contact: Ian Robertson
Address: East Coast FM (SCIO), 8 Market Street, Haddington, East Lothian EH41 3JL
Phone Number: 01620 826 444 or 07960 679 998
East Coast FM proposes to serve those living and working in Haddington and in the surrounding area.
Licences are awarded for a five-year period.
A statement setting out the main determining factors for the award of the community radio licences referred to above will be published on our website in due course.
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