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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 news hourly via Radio News Hub between 00.00 & 22.00 on weekdays and between 00.00 & 22.00 on weekends. Breaking local stories will be covered by our on air team. Also Monday – Friday 12.50-1.00pm is our daily lunchtime news show.


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.

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

Our out of studio shows include…..

Spencer James Airplay 40 Chart (U.K)
Piers Mettrick Brumside BreaKfast (U.K)
John & Heidi Small Talk Show (U.S.A)
Dennis Medway Sounds Like Country (U.K)
Lazy B Chill Out Zone (U.K)
Bob Eberth Jupiter Hollow Radio Show (U.S.A)
Johnny J Big Rock Show (U.S.A)
Service Of Worship (U.K)
Jay Adkins N.U.A Radio Show (U.K)
The Houseparty (U.K)
Simon Marshall Weekend Anthems (U.K)
Catflea Massacre Reggae And Ska Show (U.K)

These shows are produced at various studios both in the U.K and overseas.


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:


Playlist & Format

Music from the 1960’s to current & Chat tailored for the local community


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 Text charged at network rates

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