Ofcom awards new community radio licence in Scotland

14 February 2013

Ofcom today announces the award of a community radio licence to TD1 Radio for a service in the central Borders in Scotland.

Community radio services are provided on a not-for-profit basis focusing on the delivery of specific social benefits to a particular geographical community or a community of interest.

Ofcom has awarded a community radio licence to:

TD1 Radio (Borders Community Radio & Media Limited)

Contact: David Henderson

Address: 28 Victoria Street, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 1HL

Email: david.henderson@td1radio.com

Phone Number: 01896 888111

Website: www.td1radio.com

TD1 Radio will provide a community radio service catering for people living and working in Galashiels, Tweedbank, Melrose and Selkirk.

Licences are awarded for a five-year period.

A statement setting out the main determining factors for the award of the community radio licence to TD1 Radio will be published on our website in due course.

Ofcom recently announced that over 200 community radio stations are now on air.

ENDS

NOTES FOR EDITORS

  1. Applications for community radio licences are being invited on a region-by-region basis.  Further details can be found on the Ofcom website at: http://licensing.ofcom.org.uk/radio-broadcast-licensing/community-radio/apply-for-licence/