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Station Format

License Area: Bournemouth area

Frequency: 90.1 FM

Hours of Broadcast: 24 hours a day (18 hours live, 6 hours overnight sustaining service plus relevant record materials appropriate to the station's ethos)

Character of Service: Hope FM is the broadcasting arm of Bournemouth YMCA and provides a full service including music and speech (approx 60/40 mix) with content of interest to the local community including but not exclusively for those with an interest in the Christian faith in the area of Bournemouth, Dorset.

Station Contacts

Station Director: Blair Crawford

Station Manager & Programme Controller: Kevin Potter

Sales & Development Manager: Sheena Dayman

Social Media: Steve Gregg

Web: Luke West

News Bulletin Schedule: Hope FM broadcasts hourly news bulletins every day at peak times from 0700 - 2300

These bulletins provide a mix of local, national and international stories. The news is based on a feed from Independent Radio News.

Programme Schedule  (schedule)

Automated Programming: Hope FM broadcasts an overnight sustaining service of recorded music between the hours of 2400 and 0600 everyday. A further hour of recorded programming including speech is broadcast between 0600 and 0700 daily.

Local Programming: Hope FM produces on average 17 hours of locally produced and presented programmes both on weekdays and weekends.

You can find out more about the localness guidelines from Ofcom by visiting their website.

Events/Charities: Hope FM seeks to work alongside local charities and other organisations in our community as well as those linked directly or indirectly with the YMCA and which reflect the ethos of the station.

How to complain

Please write to: Kevin Potter, Station Manager, Hope FM, Delta House, 56 Westover Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 2BS


Added 22nd October 2008:

Community Radio Fund - Grant Report October 2008

Added 6th July 2009:

Ofcom Hope FM Key Commitments Report 2008-2009

Added 6th July 2011:

Ofcom Hope FM Key Commitments Report 2010-2011

Added 4th June 2013

Ofcom Hope FM Key Commitments Report Year Ending December 2012