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.
|Bulletins contain a mixture of local, regional and national news stories.|
|Monday – Friday||0700 to 1830|
The News team
|John Pickford||News Editorfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|News desk direct phone||0844 583 7998|
The average number of hours of automated programming within weekday daytimes and within daytimes on Saturdays and Sundays:
Monday to Friday is 30 hours (Midnight to 6am).
The amount of local programming per day produced by the station:
All programming at Kerrang! Radio is locally produced in Birmingham.
Station Contact details:
20 Lionel Street
Tel: 0845 053 1052
e-mail: Please use the form on this page
Studio: To get in touch Call 0845 688 1052 or text "K" then your message to 64100
Events/charities support or coverage:
Kerrang! Cash For Kids is a charity run from the Kerrang! Radio studios in Birmingham. The charity raises funds for children in the West Midlands. For more information, contact Kerrang! Radio Charity Manager Kerrie Davies on 0844 583 7934
Recent programme and/or news highlights:
The Kerrang! Radio & Q Radio office on Lionel Street in Birmingham features its own live stage. Each week listeners attend intimate gigs featuring some of the biggest bands and artists in rock music. Recently, we've been host to sessions and live gigs by the likes of Noel Gallagher, Paul Weller, Biffy Clyro, Tom Jones amongst many others. Each performance is recorded and played on air. In addition, Kerrang! Radio hosted Artsfest in 2011 - Europe's largest free festival.
Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness:
Kerrang! Radio does not share its programming with anyone else. It is national and regional radio proudly made in Birmingham featuring locally-based presenters and unlike our competitors is not networked with any other radio station in the UK.
How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
If you have a complaint to make about Kerrang! Radio, in the first instance you should write to James Walshe, mananger of the Programmes Department. James can be contacted by e-mail on email@example.com
If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can contact the regulator Ofcom. Details on how to complain directly to Ofcom can be found on the Ofcom website.