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Public File

 

  1. What is the Public File?
  2. News Bulletins
  3. The Programme Schedule
  4. Automation and Local Programming
  5. Music Playlist
  6. The Format
  7. Ofcom Localness Guidelines
  8. Contact Us
  9. How to Complain
  10. Company Name and Registration Number

 

1. What is the Public File?

Each local commercial radio station in the UK has requirements in respect of its music and local content, such as news etc. These requirements are set out in the station "Format", a document issued by Ofcom, the UK media regulator.

The Public File contains details of elements Ofcom regulate over, such as music tracks, local news etc. It is intended to give you a better understanding of our output and what we are doing for the community we serve.

The Public File is available as a print out on request. Any comments on the file can be made to us or Ofcom. Just go to www.ofcom.org.uk

2. News Bulletins

A number of Spectrum Radio Network programmes carry regular news bulletins for the communities they serve.

3. Programme Schedules

For the latest programme schedules, click here

4. Automation and Local Programming

Sometimes it is necessary to pre-record Programmes on the station. This is sometimes called Automation. The majority of our programmes broadcast during peak hours are live.

5. Music Playlist

The Spectrum Radio Network plays music from around the globe. Check each programme’s mini site for details

6. The Format

The format is the regulation document Ofcom issue. You can read or download it from Ofcom.

7. Ofcom Localness Guidelines

Ofcom issue Guidelines defining what "localness" is for a Local Radio station. You can read them on the Ofcom website.

8. Contact Us

You can find contact details for The Spectrum Radio Network here

9. How to Complain

If you have any complaints about the radio station, for example something you have heard - an advertisement or news story - in the first instance contact the station. We want to hear from you and we should be able to resolve the issue quickly.

10. Company Name and Registration Number

SPECTRUM RADIO LIMITED Company Reg No 2388187 VAT No 539 2761 21


If you are not satisfied with our response you can contact Ofcom (the industry regulator) on 020 7981 3040 or via their website.