Ofcom has received one declaration for the following licences, in each case from the current licensee. We are therefore inviting the incumbent licensee to re-apply for the licence under the ‘fast track’ procedure as set out in Ofcom’s guidelines:
Northern Media Group Limited
KM Media Group Limited
MuxCo Suffolk Limited
Radio multiplex for Suffolk. This multiplex will launch with the following services: Heart, Smooth, Suffolk First, Chris Country, Fun Kids and BBC Radio Suffolk.
* DL, Local Radio Multiplex Licence
The following Digital Sound Programme Service (‘DSPS’) licences were issued during this period to services planning to broadcast on the small-scale trial DAB multiplexes:
Small Scale Trial DAB Multiplex Area
This is Electric Limited
This is Electric
The following services are no longer licensed. The relevant licence is either:
RLCS Global Tamil Broadcasting Corporation
*RLCS, Radio Licensable Content Service
The following multiplex variations were agreed in this period.
Addition of Capital UK – A contemporary and chart music led service for under 40s
Additon of Union Jack – A music-intensive station playing a variety of pop/rock and classic rock of British origin for over-35s.
Removal of Kiss - A contemporary and classic dance music station primarily for under 30s. Identifiable specialist music features for at least 36 hours per week
Berkshire & North Hampshire, Cornwall, Plymouth
Addition of KCFM – A full service station for Kingston Upon Hull playing broad music with news and information. A simulcast of AL000315.
Removal of Escape - An experimental service featuring an ambient soundscape to convey the atmosphere of Cornwall, without speech or music.
The second round for funding applications to the Community Radio Fund in 2016-17 is open for applications from 19 October until 5pm on Wednesday 16 November 2016. The awarding Panel is due to meet on 17 January 2017 to consider the applications.
Grants can only be made to community radio licence holders, and for this round an applicant community radio station must be broadcasting the licensed service by the time the Panel meets in January 2017.
The latest application form and guidance notes are available on Ofcom’s website, together with statements detailing the outcome of previous Panel meetings. https://www.ofcom.org.uk/tv-radio-and-on-demand/information-for-industry/radio-broadcasters/community-radio-fund
For further information, please contact Ofcom’s Community Radio Team via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone 020 7981 3886.
Teesdale Community Broadcasting Limited
Barnard Castle, County Durham
West Wolds Radio
West Wolds Radio Limited
Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire
A five year extension has been granted to the following:
New expiry date
Angel Radio Isle of Wight
Angel Radio Isle of Wight Limited
Newport, Isle of Wight
23 March 2022
Fantasy Radio Limited
28 February 2022
WCR Community Radio
31 March 2022