A COMMUNITY Radio station in Wrexham is "delighted" after being granted a DAB licence.

Members of Wrexham Premier Community Radio say they are "delighted" to announce that it has been granted a Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) licence by Ofcom.

Wrexham Premier Radio will go live via the new Wrexham DAB multiplex on Saturday, February 17.

Since the station's inception during lockdown, Wrexham Premier Community Radio has provided information, companionship, and support to those isolated and in need during challenging times.

The station was born out of a necessity to combat loneliness, support mental health and well-being, and ensure that accurate information reaches those most vulnerable in our community.

Over the years, the Radio says it has fostered strong bonds and trusted relationships with the people and businesses it serves, through a commitment to an open-door policy for volunteers, regardless of their background, experience, or qualifications, the station has cultivated a diverse team of dedicated and enthusiastic individuals.


Paul Griffiths, of Wrexham Premier Community Radio, said: "We are immensely proud and grateful to Ofcom for granting us the DAB licence, which represents a significant milestone in our journey.

"Since our inception, we have strived to be a beacon of hope, information, and connection for the people of Wrexham. This licence enables us to extend our reach and impact even further, ensuring that we continue to serve our community with excellence and integrity."

Through engaging programming, informative content, and a commitment to inclusivity, Wrexham Premier Community Radio says it looks forward to continuing its journey of making a positive difference in the lives of its listeners.