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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.

News Bulletin schedule

Brumside Radio broadcasts a mix of local news hourly between 10.00 & 22.00 on weekdays and between 10.00 & 22.00 on weekends.

The Brumside Radio News team

Contact the news team:

Head of News: Tristan Harris


Text: 07858 127186

Programme Schedule

Brumside Radio Programme schedule can be found Here includes details of all the shows for the coming week as well as quick links to all the DJ pages.

The amount of local programming per day produced by the station:

Usual daily output from 13.00pm to 22.00pm is produced and presented from our local studios, based in Birmingham.

Off-peak programming such as
Spencer James Airplay 40 Chart
Piers Mettrick Brumside BreaKfast
Phillip Medcalf The Golden Years
John & Heidi Small Talk Show
Dennis Medway Sounds Like Country
Lazy B Chill Out Zone
Bob Eberth Jupiter Hollow Radio Show
Johnny J Big Rock Show
Service Of Worship
Jay Adkins N.U.A Radio Show
Jay Adkins Houseparty
Simon Marshall Weekend Anthems
Catflea Massacre Reggae And Ska Show
are produced at various studios.

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:

In addition, all local radio stations have written ‘formats’ that they must follow at all times. You can read ours here:

Events / Charities support


Station Format

You can read the station’s format here:

Station Contact Details

Studio Telephone Number 0121 318 6872

Station Email

Traffic & Travel Number 0121 318 6872 / 07858 127186

Text Number 07858 127186 Start your message with STUDIO

News Text Number 07858 127186

Sales Text Number 07858 127186

If you would like to make a complaint, please email

If you wish to write to us, please send your query to:
Brumside Radio 2a Vicarage Rd, King’s Heath
Birmingham B14 7RA

Comment or Complain about the station

If you would like to comment or make a complaint about Brumside Radio, please email

If you would like to write to us, please send your query to:
Brumside Radio 2a Vicarage Rd, King’s Heath
Birmingham B14 7RA

providing details of your comment or complaint, and our programming team will help with your enquiry.

If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom