Format changes 2020

13 September 2021

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.

DateStationDetails
December 2020Sam FM (Bristol) (PDF, 208.5 KB)Change to character of service
November 2020Hits Radio South Coast (Portsmouth)
(PDF, 262.3 KB)
Changes to approved area and programme sharing arrangements.
November 2020Hits Radio South Coast (Southampton
(PDF, 255.5 KB)
Changes to approved area.
November 2020Hits Radio South Coast (Winchester
(PDF, 270.6 KB)
Changes to approved area.
November 2020Your Radio (Dumbarton
(PDF, 270.5 KB)
Changes to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements.
November 2020Greatest Hits Radio (Hull)
(PDF, 252.1 KB)
Changes to approved area.
November 2020Nation Radio (Ceredigion)
(PDF, 315.6 KB)
Changes to local hours and local news requirements.
November 2020Greatest Hits Radio (Northallerton)
(PDF, 245.2 KB)
Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements.
November 2020Greatest Hits Radio (Shaftesbury)
(PDF, 246.0 KB)
Change to approved area and programme sharing arrangements.
November 2020Ipswich 102
(PDF, 313.0 KB)
Change to character of service, approved area, local hours, and programme sharing arrangements.
October 2020Bridge FM Radio (Bridgend)
(PDF, 281.7 KB)
Change to approved area, local hours and local news requirements.
October 2020Radio Carmarthenshire
(PDF, 307.1 KB)
Change to approved area, local hours and local news requirements.
October 2020Radio Pembrokeshire
(PDF, 313.4 KB)
Change to approved area, local hours and local news requirements.
October 2020Love Sport (North London) (PDF, 172.0 KB)Change to character of service
July 2020The Breeze (Alton) (PDF, 280.1 KB)Change to character of service and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Andover) (PDF, 274.8 KB)Change to character of service and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Basingstoke) (PDF, 278.3 KB)Change to character of service and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Bath) (PDF, 269.5 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Bridgwater) (PDF, 269.7 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Bristol) (PDF, 271.1 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Cheltenham) (PDF, 271.2 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Newbury) (PDF, 278.8 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Reading) (PDF, 272.0 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Shaftesbury) (PDF, 270.0 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Torbay) (PDF, 278.8 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Warminster) (PDF, 271.2 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Weston Super Mare) (PDF, 271.9 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Breeze (Yeovil) (PDF, 271.6 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Compass FM (Grimsby) (PDF, 280.9 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Dearne FM (Barnsley) (PDF, 271.3 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Dream 100 (Tendring) (PDF, 262.9 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Fire Radio (Bournemouth) (PDF, 319.4 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, and local hours
July 2020Hallam FM (South Yorkshire) (PDF, 263.7 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020KL.FM (Kings Lynn) (PDF, 271.4 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Lincs FM (Lincoln) (PDF, 264.9 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Minster FM (York) (PDF, 271.0 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Mix 96 (Aylesbury) (PDF, 272.5 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020North Norfolk Radio (PDF, 278.7 KB)Change to character of service and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Peak FM (Chesterfield) (PDF, 272.8 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Pirate FM (Cornwall) (PDF, 271.6 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Pulse 1 (Bradford & Huddersfield) (PDF, 270.8 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Radio Aire (Leeds) (PDF, 272.6 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Radio Norwich (PDF, 269.7 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Radio Wave (Blackpool) (PDF, 262.7 KB)Change to approved area, local hours and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Sam FM (Bristol) (PDF, 268.5 KB)Change to approved area, local hours and local news requirements
July 2020Sam FM (Swindon) (PDF, 273.2 KB)Change to approved area, local hours and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Signal 1 (Stoke on Trent) (PDF, 282.3 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Signal 107 (Kidderminster) (PDF, 271.4 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Signal 107 (Shrewsbury & Oswestry) (PDF, 271.3 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Signal 107 (Telford) (PDF, 271.4 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Signal 107 (Wolverhampton) (PDF, 272.7 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Spire FM (Salisbury) (PDF, 272.3 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Spirit FM (Chichester) (PDF, 272.3 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Ridings FM (Wakefield) (PDF, 265.8 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Rother FM (Rotherham) (PDF, 272.4 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Rutland Radio (Rutland) (PDF, 279.2 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Stray FM (Harrogate) (PDF, 269.9 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Beach (Great Yarmouth & Lowestoft) (PDF, 263.7 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Eagle Radio (Guildford) (PDF, 281.8 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020The Wave (Swansea) (PDF, 264.1 KB)Change to local hours and local news requirements
July 2020Tower FM (Bolton & Bury) (PDF, 278.8 KB)Change to character of service, approved area, local hours and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Trax FM (Bassetlaw) (PDF, 272.8 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Trax FM (Doncaster) (PDF, 271.1 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Viking FM (Humberside) (PDF, 269.5 KB)Change to programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Wessex FM (Weymouth & Dorchester) (PDF, 272.4 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020WIRE FM (Warrington & Halton) (PDF, 270.2 KB)Change to approved area, local hours and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020WISH FM (Wigan & St. Helens) (PDF, 271.7 KB)Change to approved area, local hours and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Yorkshire Coast Radio (Bridlington) (PDF, 273.6 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
July 2020Yorkshire Coast Radio (Scarborough) (PDF, 270.9 KB)Change to approved area, local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing arrangements
June 2020Channel 103 (Jersey)
(PDF, 190.4 KB)
Change to local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing requirements
June 2020Island FM (Guernsey)
(PDF, 184.5 KB)
Change to local hours, local news requirements and programme sharing requirements
June 2020Swansea Bay Radio
(PDF, 321.7 KB)
Change to Character of Service, local hours and approved area
June 2020Sam FM (Solent)
(PDF, 316.3 KB)
Change to Character of Service and approved area
May 2020Wave FM (Dundee)
(PDF, 367.7 KB)
Change to local hours and local news requirements
May 2020Wave FM (Perth)
(PDF, 367.8 KB)
Change to local hours and local news requirements
May 2020Isle of Wight Radio
(PDF, 318.5 KB)
Change to local hours
May 2020More Radio (Eastbourne)
(PDF, 321.0 KB)
Change to local hours and local news requirements
May 2020More Radio (Hastings)
(PDF, 297.5 KB)
Change to local hours and local news requirements
May 2020More Radio (Haywards Heath)
(PDF, 274.4 KB)
Change to local hours and local news requirements
May 2020More Radio (Worthing)
(PDF, 317.7 KB)
Change to local hours and local news requirements
March 2020Sun FM (Sunderland)
(PDF, 257.4 KB)
Change to approved area and programme sharing arrangements
March 2020Alpha Radio (Darlington)
(PDF, 266.1 KB)
Change to approved area and programme sharing arrangements
March 2020Durham Radio (Darlington)
(PDF, 266.0 KB)
Change to approved area and programme sharing arrangements
February 2020Jack FM2 (Oxford) (PDF, 176.4 KB)Change to character of service.
February 2020Nation radio (South Wales) (PDF, 247.8 KB)Change to local hours and local news requirements