Format changes 2019

06 September 2019

The table below provides a list of recent Format change requests submitted to Ofcom, with details about the changes requested, and Ofcom’s decision on the requests.

Date

Station

Details

September 2019High Peak Radio/Ashbourne Radio (PDF, 195.0 KB)Change to local hours and co-location arrangements
August 2019Alpha Radio (Darlington)
(PDF, 195.8 KB)
Change to local hours and co-location arrangements
August 2019Durham FM (Durham)
(PDF, 195.6 KB)
Change to local hours and co-location arrangements
August 2019Sam FM (Solent)
(PDF, 211.7 KB)
Change to local hours
July 2019Star Radio (Cambridge and Ely)
(PDF, 188.6 KB)
Change to studio location arrangements
July 2019Smooth Radio (Glasgow)
(PDF, 193.6 KB)
Change to local hours
July 2019Smooth Radio (Kendal and Windermere) (PDF, 263.0 KB)Change to local hours
July 2019Smooth Radio (West Midlands) (PDF, 189.3 KB)Change to local hours
July 2019Smooth Radio (Northampton) (PDF, 248.9 KB)Change to character of service and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Smooth Radio (Peterborough) (PDF, 248.9 KB)Change to character of service and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Radio Borders (Borders) (PDF, 220.0 KB)Change to local hours, localness requirements, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Radio City (Merseyside)
(PDF, 199.7 KB)
Change to 'character of service', local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Hallam FM (South Yorkshire) (PDF, 214.0 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Radio Aire (Leeds) (PDF, 214.8 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Viking FM (Humberside) (PDF, 214.9 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Hits Radio (Manchester) (PDF, 236.1 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Metro Radio (Tyne and Wear) (PDF, 212.0 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, and co-location arrangements
July 2019TFM (Teesside) (PDF, 211.6 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, and co-location arrangements
July 2019Rock FM (Preston and Blackpool) (PDF, 215.6 KB)Change to 'character of service', local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Clyde 1 (Glasgow & West Central Scotland) (PDF, 214.9 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Forth 1 (Edinburgh) (PDF, 213.5 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019West FM (Ayr) (PDF, 213.6 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Westsound FM (Dumfries and Galloway) (PDF, 212.5 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Tay FM (Dundee and Perth) (PDF, 211.8 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Northsound 1 (Aberdeen) (PDF, 212.6 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Moray Firth Radio (Inverness) (PDF, 213.2 KB)Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Free Radio (Birmingham)
(PDF, 235.6 KB)
Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Free Radio (Wolverhampton)
(PDF, 216.4 KB)
Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Free Radio (Hereford and Worcester)
(PDF, 234.4 KB)
Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
July 2019Free Radio (Coventry)
(PDF, 241.2 KB)
Change to local hours, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
June 2019Bob FM (Hertford) (PDF, 218.3 KB)Change to local hours, local news requirements, co-location and programme sharing arrangements
June 2019Heart (St. Albans and Watford) (PDF, 283.9 KB)Change to local hours and programme sharing arrangements
May 2019The Breeze (Portsmouth)Change to local hours
May 2019The Breeze (Southampton)Change to local hours
May 2019The Breeze (Winchester)Change to local hours
May 2019KCFM (Kingston-upon-Hull) (PDF, 211.4 KB)Change to local hours and local news requirements
April 2019The Breeze (Alton & Haselmere) (PDF, 219.8 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 20192BR (Blackburn) (PDF, 249.0 KB)Change to Character of Service, local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 20192BR (Burnley) (PDF, 243.7 KB)Change to Character of Service, local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 20192BR (Preston, Leyland & Chorley) (PDF, 243.6 KB)Change to Character of Service, local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (Birmingham) (PDF, 218.5 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (Brighton & Hove) (PDF, 219.6 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (Caernarfon) (PDF, 211.1 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital (Cardiff & Newport) (PDF, 735.8 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital (Central Scotland) (PDF, 736.3 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital (Greater Manchester) (PDF, 218.3 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (Leicester) (PDF, 219.5 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (Liverpool) (PDF, 218.2 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (North East) (PDF, 231.9 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital (North Wales Coast) (PDF, 211.1 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital (Nottingham & Derby) (PDF, 219.6 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Capital (Wrexham & Chester) (PDF, 211.5 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital (Yorkshire) (PDF, 211.3 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Capital / Heart (South Hampshire) (PDF, 222.9 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Barnstaple) (PDF, 280.4 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Bedford & Luton) (PDF, 221.9 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Bournemouth) (PDF, 279.8 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Brighton, Eastbourne & Hastings) (PDF, 221.6 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Bristol & Bath) (PDF, 221.6 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Cambridge & Newmarket) (PDF, 237.5 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Central Scotland) (PDF, 211.2 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Heart (Colchester) (PDF, 237.2 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Cornwall) (PDF, 222.1 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Crawley & Reigate) (PDF, 221.7 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Exeter & Torbay) (PDF, 222.1 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Gloucester & Cheltenham) (PDF, 221.3 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Harlow) (PDF, 237.0 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Ipswich & Bury St Edmunds) (PDF, 237.5 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Maidstone, Medway & East Kent) (PDF, 221.3 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019 Heart (Milton Keynes) (PDF, 221.1 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Morecambe Bay) (PDF, 239.5 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (North Wales) (PDF, 735.8 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Heart (North West England) (PDF, 218.7 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Northampton) (PDF, 222.2 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (North-East England) (PDF, 212.7 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Heart (Norwich & Great Yarmouth) (PDF, 237.4 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Oxford & Banbury) (PDF, 221.9 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Peterborough) (PDF, 237.4 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Plymouth) (PDF, 222.3 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Reading, Basingstoke & Andover) (PDF, 222.0 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (South Hams) (PDF, 222.2 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (South Wales) (PDF, 211.3 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Heart (Southend & Chelmsford) (PDF, 258.6 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Swindon & West Wiltshire)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (Taunton & Yeovil) (PDF, 221.8 KB)Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements
February 2019Heart (West Midlands) (PDF, 232.0 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Heart (Yorkshire) (PDF, 736.7 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Smooth Radio (East Midlands) (PDF, 736.1 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Smooth Radio (North East England) (PDF, 736.3 KB)Change to local hours
February 2019Smooth Radio (North West England) (PDF, 736.3 KB)Change to local hours
January 2019Greatest Hits Radio (Coventry)
(PDF, 219.1 KB)
Change to local hours, programme sharing and co-location arrangements