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Public File

1 What is the Public File?
2 News Bulletins
3 Recent News
4 The News Team
5 The Programme Schedule
6 Automation & Local Programming
7 Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness
8 Events & Charities we support
9 Coverage Highlights
10 Music Playlist
11 The Format
12 Ofcom Localness Guidelines
13 Contact Us
14 How to Complain

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, 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.

The Public File is available on-line, and as a print out. Any comments on the file can be made to us or Ofcom.

2 News Bulletins

Below are details of how often we broadcast news bulletins and whether they are local, national or international news.

Monday to Friday
Local, National & World News
0630, 0700, 0730, 0800, 0830, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 17:30, 1800, 18:30

National & World News
0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500, 0600, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300

Local, National & World News
0800, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200

National & World News
0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500, 0600, 0700, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800

National & World News
0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500, 0600, 0700, 0800, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300

3 Recent News

More Radio’s most recent local stories can be found here

4 News Team

Jamie Crow – News Editor
Charlotte Baker – Journalist
John Warburton – Journalist

You can contact the More Radio News Team on 01903 681077 (select option 3) or email the team [email protected]

5 Programme Schedule

More Radio’s programme schedule can be found online at this website

6 Automation & Local Programming

Sometimes it is necessary to pre-record (automate) programmes on the station. Currently we automate 11 hours during weekdays (0000-0600, 1900-0000), 20 hours on a Saturday (0000-1000, 1400-0000) and 20 hours on a Sunday (0000-1000, 1400-0000)

All output broadcast on More Radio is produced and presented from our studios in Worthing. Programming is shared across our other transmitters in Eastbourne (107.5FM), Hastings (107.8FM) and Mid Sussex (106.4FM & 106.8FM), also on DAB Sussex.

7 Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness

There are no current issues that impact on the localness of the station.

8 Events & Charities we support

More Radio is very active in the support of local charities, and works with a number of organisations on events through the year. Charities we have worked with in recent months include St Barnabas House, Chestnut Tree House, Guild Care and Worthing Churches Homeless Projects.

More Radio supports, attends and broadcasts from local events whenever possible, and promotes them in its ‘Events guide’ feature which airs through the day, seven days a week.

Events we are regularly involved with include:

Worthing Festival
Worthing Carnival
Hastings Pirate Day
Eastbourne Half Marathon
Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival

9 Recent Programme and/or News Highlights

We keep our website up to date with all the latest happenings at More Radio, so if you want to know what we’re up to, then please visit our homepage. If you have any specific questions, then our Contact Us section contains details of how to get in touch.

10 Music Play list

To give you an idea of our music, below is a couple of hours from October 26th, 2016


Kelly Clarkson – Since U Been Gone

Katy Perry – Firework

Jacksons – Can You Feel It

Bruno Mars – 24K Magic

Modjo – Lady

Jess Glynne – Hold My Hand

Cher – Believe

Olly Murs – You Don’t Know Love

Mantronix – Got To Have Your Love

Ed Sheeran – Drunk

Will Young – Jealousy

Pink – Just Give Me A Reason

The Script – Breakeven

DJ Snake / Justin Bieber – Let Me Love You

Karen Ramirez – Looking For Love

11 The Format

All local radio stations have written ‘formats’ that they must follow at all times, read More Radio’s here

12 Ofcom Localness Guidelines

Ofcom, the government regulator with responsibilities for local radio, has produced localness guidelines that this station adheres to. These guidelines can be read here

13 Contact Us

More Radio
41 Guildbourne Centre
BN11 1LZ

Telephone – 01903 233005
Fax – 01903 233271

To e-mail a particular member of staff: [email protected]

Telephone – 01903 681077
E-mail – [email protected]

14 How to Complain

If you have a complaint to make about this station, in the first instance you should contact the Programme Controller –  Pete Mcintosh If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can contact Ofcom (the industry regulator) on 020 7981 3040 or via their website www.ofcom.org.uk

Your News

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