On Air

Non Stop Music Non Stop Music on CandoFM 106.3FM



CandoFM is a community radio station licensed by OFCOM (Licence no: CR100213) the radio station is a not-for-profit station with all involved being volunteers with the exception of the station manager and technical coordinator.

Station Name CandoFM
Community To Be Served The community of Barrow-in-Furness with a service aimed at the 16 – 40 age range
Licence Area Barrow-in-Furness
Frequency 106.3 MHz  


All Ofcom licensed radio stations in the UK have obligations to abide by the conditions of its license and to ensure that the terms set out in the Ofcom Broadcasters Code are adhered to with regards to its programmes, including its music and local content. These obligations are set out in the “Key Commitments” which forms part of this Public File for CandoFM. The Public File is available via our website or by post, in hard copy to any member of the public upon reasonable request.

The license holder for CandoFM is Furness College.

 Our address:

Furness College

LA14 2PJ

Tel: 01229 825017 (Switchboard)

Character of service

 CandoFM provides a music-led, local service tailored for people and community of Barrow-in-Furness. The station is aimed at the 16 – 40 age range and offers opportunities for community participation, learning, training, volunteering and a social voice.


Music is scheduled in a balanced way, with no particular genre dominating output. There is at least 25% speech during daytime and evening output across the week.

The station broadcasts 60 hours of content each week. The majority of programming is locally produced; with the exception of the following…


IRN/SKY national radio news service.

Toms Perfect Playlists

The House Party

The Chill Factor

Dance Classics

You can view our latest programme schedule on our website: www.candofm.com

Localness Guidelines:

Ofcom has produced localness guidelines that all local radio stations must adhere to. You can read these from the following link:


News Bulletin Schedule:

CandoFM broadcasts a mix of local & national news each hour Monday to Friday 24 hours a day with an extended news bulletin at 6:00pm each weekday evening which features a mixture of local and national news.

On a Saturday & Sunday local news bulletins feature from 8:30am until 1:30pm with the Sky news service every hour with the exception of Sunday between 16:00 and 19:00

Recent News Stories Covered On Air:

You can view the latest stories on our website news section.

The News Team:

All news enquiries can be directed from this email address: [email protected]


The CandoFM what’s on guide broadcasts regularly throughout our normal daytime output and features local community and not for profit events and awareness.

Making a complaint:

If you feel the need to complain about any aspect of our on air output, in the first instance you contact the station at [email protected] or by telephone on 01229 844 840