Nine New Community Radio Licences

Ofcom has announced the award of nine new community radio licences in England and Wales.

Licences have been awarded to the following:

  • Cannock Chase Radio - Cannock and Rugeley, Staffordshire
  • Dean Radio - Cinderford, Forest of Dean
  • Keynsham Town Community Radio - Keynsham, Somerset
  • Purbeck Coast FM - Swanage, Dorset
  • Ninesprings FM - Yeovil, Somerset
  • Radio Newquay - Newquay, Cornwall
  • Rhondda Radio - Rhondda, South Wales
  • Ridgeway Community Radio - Dorchester, Dorset
  • West Somerset Radio - Minehead, Somerset

Ofcom is also today inviting ‘expressions of interest’ from people and groups that are interested in applying for a community radio licence.

The deadline for ‘expressions of interest’ is 5pm on Wednesday 6 December 2017.