Applications for re-advertised local radio licence: Bath

Ofcom has received three applications for the re-advertised FM local commercial radio licence for Bath, currently held by One Gold Radio Ltd (broadcasting as Total Star). These are:

Nova Radio - Bath
Triple West Radio Invest Ltd, Radio House, 11 Beaconsfield Road, Weston super Mare, North Somerset BS23 1YE.
Contact: Andrew French Tel: 01255 580064
E-mail: (Address removed)

Character of Service:
A locally oriented station for people aged 25 to 54 in the city of Bath area featuring a broad-based variety of music with Bath local news and information on city events and culture.

107.9 Radio Bath
Radio Bath Ltd, 12 Triangle East, Bath BA2 3HY
Contact: Simon Cooper Tel: 01225 464305 or 07748 648588
E-mail: (Address removed)

Character of Service:
A full service, local radio station for Bath. Music based, with local news and information. Playing classic hits and contemporary music appealing to a broad audience, and with specialist music and student-oriented output appealing to a younger audience.

The Breeze
Celador Radio (South West) Ltd, County Gates, Ashton Road, Bristol BS3 2JH.
Contact: Rachel Josephson Tel: 020 7845 6803
Email: (Address removed)
Character of Service:
An easy listening music-based service with local news and information for Bath and the surrounding area.

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 (Address removed) or posted to: Jon Heasman, (Manager, Commercial Radio Licensing), Ofcom, Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road, London SE1 9HA.