Regulator Ofcom awards six new licenses to

Licences have been awarded to:

Croydon FM (Croydon FM C.I.C), London Borough of Croydon
DHI (Digital Hits Network Limited), North Somerset
Dover (Dover Radio CIC), Dover and surrounding areas, Kent
Radio West Fife (Radio West Fife SCIO), Dunfermline
Rainbow Radio (Rainbow Broadcasting Limited), South London
Select Radio (Select Radio Limited), South East London and Croydon

Croydon FM (Croydon FM C.I.C), Croydon and surrounding areas

Website: www.croydonfm.com

Croydon FM will serve the culturally and ethnically diverse community of Croydon and surrounding areas. It will provide a platform for local music talent as well as taking part in community outreach and fundraising.

DH1 (Digital Hits Network Limited), North Somerset

Website: digitalhits.one

DH1 is a station for residents and visitors to North Somerset and the surrounding areas. It will be run by a large group of volunteers, many with FM and community radio experience.

Dover (Dover Radio CIC), Dover and surrounding areas

Website: www.dcrfm.co.uk

Dover Community Radio is for people in Dover and the surrounding areas. It will be run predominately by volunteers from the local community and will offer broadcast training opportunities.

Radio West Fife (Radio West Fife SCIO), Dunfermline

Website: www.radiowestfife.scot

Radio West Fife will serve Dunfermline and the surrounding communities. The station will offer local and specialised programming to underserved audiences including the retired and elderly, young people, students, minority groups, single parents and the unemployed.

Rainbow Radio (Rainbow Broadcasting Limited), Forest Hill and surrounding areas

Website: www.rainbowradio.co.uk

Rainbow Radio will offer a range of musical genres, as well as speech programmes in a variety of languages, for the African migrant community living and working in south London. The station will also provide opportunities for local people to get involved.

Select Radio (Select Radio Limited), Dulwich, Lewisham and surrounding areas

Website: www.selectradioapp.com

Select Radio will target younger people who live, work or study in the London Boroughs of Croydon, Southwark, Bromley, Lewisham, Greenwich and Bexley. The station will support locally produced music and provide training opportunities for the community.

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