Community licensed radio stations

The following radio stations are licensed by Ofcom as a Community Radio station and hold a Community Radio Licence 

3TFM Community Radio for Health

Original air-date: 19 April 2007 

103.1 FM





3TFM - 3 Towns Radio broadcasts to the people of Stevenston, Saltcoats and Ardrossan on 103.1 FM in North Ayrshire. 

3TFM is a local independent charitable organisation governed within the terms of the Charities and Trustee Investment Act (Scotland) 2005.

It is an independent Limited Company by Guarantee and a Social Economy Organisation with the Scottish Charities registration number of SCO38383. 

3TFM - 3 Towns FM - broadcast as a Community Licensed Radio station 24/7, 365 days per year and have a particular emphasis on improving health and healthy life styles.

Since its inception, it has grown from a coalition of local government; health and education professionals working with local volunteers to a community managed organisation with a vision for change and action in relation to community health across the three towns of Ardrossan, Saltcoats and Stevenston in North Ayrshire. 

A Board of Management responsible for the development of the group's activities currently manages the radio station and 3TFM as an organisation may engage with any community organisation, in pursuit of their Key Commitments which are written into their Licence agreement with Ofcom. 

The potential of the voluntary managed radio station to contribute significantly to the social and economic development of the 'Three Towns' by bringing together the business, community, governmental and voluntary sectors is enormous.

3TFM does envisage being a catalyst for change by portraying the local community as a vibrant, skilled, innovative and healthy workforce with an appetite for challenge and innovation. 


3TFM Community Radio for Health                                                                 

Focus Community Learning Centre                                                                             

Primrose Place                                                                                                           Saltcoats                                                                                                                     Ayrshire                                                                                                                         

KA21 6LH


Tel: 01294 604612                                                                                                    

Requests and dedications: 01294 607765

Text: 07904 046 117