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.
Transmission: Sunshine Radio is available on 106.2FM in Hereford, 107FM in Monmouth, 107.8 FM in Abergavenny, 105.9FM, 107.8FM and 855AM in Ludlow. Sunshine Radio is also broadcast on the Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire DAB Multiplex.
Sunshine Radio broadcasts news bulletins from 6am to 7pm on weekdays and 7am to 6pm on weekends. These bulletins contain a mix of local, national and world stories, along with sport, weather and entertainment news.
Additional bulletins will be added in light of breaking news. Local travel information is broadcast between 6am to 9am and 4pm to 7pm Monday to Friday.
Sunshine Radio in-house news coverage operates 6 days a week.
The News team is managed by the Group News Editor, Shaun Moore . You can contact the news team via email or by calling the newsdesk on 01432 360 246.
Recent News Stories Covered On Air:
You can view the latest stories on our website news section.
Events/ Charities Support or Coverage
Sunshine Radio is proud supporter of St Michael's Hospice, Children's Easter Egg Appeal and Sunshine Radio's Christmas Toy Appeal.
Contacting The Station:
You can contact Sunshine Radio 24 hours a day, please use the Contact Us form on our website.
Ofcom has produced localness guidelines that all local commercial radio stations must adhere to. You can read these Here
Making a complaint:
If you have a complaint about any aspect of our on air output, in the first instance you should write to our Managing Director, Ginny Murfin. She can be contacted by email here or via telephone on 01432 360 246.
If the response is unsatisfactory you can complain directly to the Government regulator, Ofcom. Their website has all the information you require. Ofcom
To download the station format Click Here
Station Contact Details:
Sunshine Radio, Penn House, Broad Street, Hereford, HR4 9AP
Tel: 01432 360 246
Ginny Murfin - Managing Director
Mark Edwards - Station Manager / Programmes
Shaun Moore - Group News Editor
All of our programming is produced and presented locally from our studios in Broad Street, Hereford. Sunshine Radio automates some aspects of programming using computer technology. There is automation between 7pm and 6am Monday - Friday, 2pm on Saturday until 8am Sunday and 12pm Sunday until 6am Monday.
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