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Ofcom has received seven applications for the Kingston-upon-Hull commercial radio licence. These are:

Hull Local Radio

Humberside Local Radio Ltd, 9 Northwood Drive, Hessle, Hull, HU13 0TA
Contact: Sean Bell Tel: 01482 643677
Email: sean@hulllocalradio.com

A genuinely local radio station for 35 to 64 year olds, focused on Hull and the surrounding area, with significant speech content such as local news, interviews and community information forming an essential part of the output.


Planet Broadcasting Company Ltd, The Circle, 1 Walton Street, Anlaby Road, Hull, HU3 6HU
Contact: Ian Blakey Tel: 07970 436471
Email: ijb@ijblakey.co.uk

A truly local, full service radio station for Kingston upon Hull playing a wide variety of classic hit music from the last four decades with 24-hour-a-day local news, sport, information, interviews and entertaining features of particular relevance to the city and surrounding area.

King FM

Radio Hull Ltd, The New Boathouse, 136-142 Bramley Road, London, W10 6SR
Contact: Peter Viner Tel: 0207 565 6600
Email: peter.viner@canwest.co.uk

King FM is a full-service station committed to 24-hour local news, quality speech with information and personality, and an interesting and varied blend of melodic adult music.

Soul City

Broadcast North Limited, The Old Garage, 37a Grosvenor Street, Hull, HU3 1RU
Contact: Roger Cutsforth Tel: 01482 211529
Email: roger@thedeebees.com

An intrinsically local station playing soul and soul associated music from the late 50s to today with a high quality, locally relevant news and information service.

Trinity FM

Trinity FM Ltd, Green Wickets, 55 Thwaite Street, Cottingham, HU16 4QX
Contact: Brian Lister Tel: 07979 853990
Email: info@trinityfm.co.uk

An entertaining, intelligent and friendly radio station aimed particularly at 25 to 54 year olds who live or work in East Yorkshire, specialising in news, information and issues relevant to life today in the Hull city region and featuring the best music from the past four decades and today.

White Rose Radio

White Rose Radio Ltd, PO Box 413, Hull, HU9 9AX
Contact: Michael Betton Tel: 01522 549900
Email: michaelbetton@lincsfm.co.uk

White Rose Radio is aimed at mature listeners in Hull, Beverley, Goole and the surrounding area, with a core target age of 45-64. It will feature local news and information and a musical blend of songs from the 1950s to the present day, including classic and current adult contemporary, album tracks and music from complementary genres. White Rose radio will be distinctive for its relaxed and uncluttered ambience.

Wyke FM

Wyke FM Ltd, 47 Snowhill Close, Wawne Road, Hull, HU7 5BN
Contact: Pete Walters Tel: 01482 834734
Email: info@wykefm.co.uk

A new distinctive radio station for Hull and East Yorkshire which will have wide appeal amongst a 25 to 64 year old audience through its unrepetitive, engaging and broad mix of great songs from the 1960’s to the present day, alongside comprehensive locally-focused news, traffic, weather, what’s-on and community-orientated programming.

The full applications for this licence will be published on the Ofcom website shortly.

Ofcom welcomes the views of the public about the local needs of listeners in this area and the type of service required. Opinions on these issues can either be emailed to commercialradio@ofcom.org.uk or posted to Neil Stock, Head of Radio Planning & Licensing, Ofcom, Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA. Please mark the envelope ' Hull licence'.

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