Ofcom has announced the award of three new community radio licences in Northampton.
The three new community radio licences have been awarded to:
- Inspiration FM (Inspiration Radio Ltd), Northampton
Inspiration FM will serve underrepresented ethnic minority communities in Northampton with the specific aim of promoting social inclusion. The service has held a community radio licence for 10 years.
- Embrace (Creativity Media Services (Northampton) Ltd), Northampton
Embrace Radio is for all members of the community within the Northampton area, with a focus on regular local news.
- Revolution Radio (Revolution Radio Limited), Northampton
Revolution Radio will serve the diverse ethnic communities of Northampton, but also intends to appeal to a wider audience to facilitate links with marginalised communities.
Just under 300 community radio stations are currently on air.