Each local commercial radio station in the UK has requirements in respect of its music and local content, such as news, speech levels etc. These requirements are set out in the station "Format", a document issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator. This Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate, 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 our local community.
News Bulletin Schedule including which bulletins provide local news and which provide only UK-wide bulletins.
|Monday – Friday||0600 to 1800|
|Saturday/Sunday||0600 to 1000|
|Monday - Friday||1900 to 2200|
|Saturday/Sunday||1100 to 2200|
The News team
The average number of hours of automated programming within weekday daytimes and within daytimes on Saturdays and Sundays:
1 Hour during weekdays (6pm)
The amount of local programming per day produced by the station:
13 hours Mon-Fri, 12 hours Saturday, and 11 hours Sunday
Station Contact details:
54a Holmston Road
Tel: 01292 283 662
Events/charities support or coverage:
Cash For Kids is the main charity supported by West FM
Recent programme and/or news highlights:
See the News section
Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness:
As a local radio station, we strive to provide listeners with as much relevant local information as possible as well as being extremely active in the community.
How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
If you have a complaint about something you have heard on West FM, in the first instance you should contact us directly. Our contact details are above.
The Programme Controller is James Pllu and can be contacted by telephone or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can comment on anything you’ve heard on West FM here.
Details on how to complain directly to Ofcom can be found on the Ofcom website.