Public File

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 : March 2014

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.

Latest News

For all the latest news stories click on the link below.

Click here for more news stories


Gold News team

Any enquiries should be made to James Rea. E-mail him at


Gold's Programme Schedule

Gold’s programme schedule can be found at

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.

Automated programming:

  • 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 on DAB Digital Radio in the following areas:

  • East Midlands
  • Greater London

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 has its own charity appeal - Gold supports..., which in recent years has raised much-needed funds for Prostate Cancer UK and Help For Heroes.


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 Adrian Stewart.
You can write to him at:
30 Leicester Square

For website enquiries, click here.