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

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 programming, 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.


License holder for CandoFM is Furness Broadcast Media.
Our address:

Cooke’s Studio
104 Abbey Rd
LA14 5QR

Tel: 01229 230 426


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 via this website.


Ofcom has produced localness guidelines that all local radio stations must adhere to. You can read these HERE

News Bulletin Schedule:
CandoFM broadcasts a mix of local and national news each hour between Monday to Friday.
An extended news bulletin at 6:00pm each weekday evening features a mixture of local and national news.

Saturday and Sunday features news bulletins from 8:30am until 1:30pm with the Sky news service every hour.
Exception of Sunday between 16:00 and 19:00

Local Events:
CandoFM provides a What’s On guide regularly throughout the normal daytime output.
Only Local Community and Not For Profit events and awareness are accepted for broadcast

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
Click HERE for email
Or Telephone: 01229 230 426