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News Bulletin Schedule:

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

Monday – Friday

Local, National and World News

(0600, 0700, 0800, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900)

National and World News

2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500)

Saturday – Sunday

Local, National and World News

(0800, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200)

National and World News

(0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500, 0600, 0700, 0800, 0900, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300)

The News Team:

You can contact the Imagine Radio News Hub via email at news@heliusmedia.co.uk.

News Editor is:

Vicky Norton- news@heliusmedia.co.uk

The Programme Schedule:

The programme schedule is available from the homepage.

Automated / Pre – Recorded Programming:

Weekdays: 1900 – 0600

Saturday: 12pm-8am

Sunday: 12pm-8am

Amount of Local Programming:

Weekday breakfast (6am-10am) originates from Durham, with the rest of the programming from Helius Media network locations.

Station Contact Details:

Richard Annand VC House, Mandale Park, Durham , DH1 1TH

Tel: 0191 367 0109

Web: alpharadiouk.com

CEO: mike.taylor@heliusmedia.co.uk

Director of Broadcasting: ryan.davies@heliusmedia.co.uk

Programme Controller: paul.willett@heliusmedia.co.uk.

Events / Charity Support or Coverage:

Alpha Radio is proud to support charitable organisations and we are always keen to hear from new groups with charitable status

Station’s Playlist:

The station play a mix of music from the 70’s upwards.

Artist examples inlcude:

Fleetwood Mac

Ed Sheeran

Queen

Robbie Williams

Rihanna

Bruno Mars

Hall & Oates

Station Format:

The station format is available from the Ofcom website: http://static.ofcom.org.uk/static/radiolicensing/html/radio-stations/analogue/al100639ba1vintagemusicradio.htm

Ofcom Localness Guidelines:

Ofcom issue Guidelines defining what “localness” is for a Local Radio station. You can read them on the Ofcom website: www.stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/broadcasting/radio/localness/localness-guidelines

How to Complain:

Please email ryan.davies@heliusmedia.co.uk in the first instance. If you are unhappy with the response, you can contact the industry regulator (Ofcom) by visiting ofcom.org.uk.