Like every local commercial radio station in the UK Gold has requirements in respect of its music, news and local content. These requirements are set out in the station format issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator.
Gold Public File
News Bulletin Schedule
Gold broadcasts news bulletins on the hour every hour weekdays and weekends. Additional half hourly bulletins are broadcast on weekdays at 06.30, 07.30, 08.30.
For all the latest news stories click on the link below.
Gold News team
Head of Global’s Newsroom: Tim John
Telephone (Global Switchboard): 020 7766 6000
Gold's Programme Schedule
Gold’s programme schedule can be found at http://www.mygoldmusic.com/on-air/schedule/
While the majority of Gold's output is automated, all output is produced and presented from the Global studios in Leicester Square, London with the follow exceptions.
- Weekdays: Midnight > 6am
- Weekdays: 10am > Midnight
- Saturdays: Midnight > 8am
- Saturdays: 4pm > Midnight
- Sundays: Midnight > 8am
- Sundays: 12pm > Midnight
On DAB Digital Radio
You can listen to Gold nationally on DAB Digital Radio on D1+.
On Your AM Dial
- East Midlands (945/999)
- Greater London (1548)
- Manchester (1458)
Music On Gold
Gold play the Greatest Hits of All Time from the 60s, 70s and 80s.
Events / Charities support
Gold joins its sister stations at Global Radio - Smooth Radio, Capital, Capital Xtra, Classic FM, Radio X, Heart and LBC - by taking part in Global's Make Some Noise.
The annual campaign supports smaller charities that don't often get heard. You can find out all about it here.
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.
If you have a complaint to make about this station, in the first instance you should contact the programme controller at the address below. If you are unhappy with the response you have received, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom. Click here for more info.
Station Contact Details
Gold's Station Director is Sam Jackson.
You can write to him at:
30 Leicester Square
For website enquiries, click here.