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Public File

Every local commercial radio station in the British Isles has requirements in respect of its music and speech content, such as the amount of local news and information. These requirements are set out in the station "Format", a document issued by Ofcom, the communications regulator.

This Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate, such as music tracks and local news. It is intended to give you an overview of our output and what we are doing for the Guernsey community.

News Bulletin Schedule

Island FM broadcasts local news at the following times:-

Weekdays, on the hour and half hour 6.00am – 9am, then hourly until 10pm.

Weekends, on the hour 8am – 12pm.

News is made up of a mix of bailiwick stories, items of Channel Island interest and main UK and world stories.

Latest News

Click here for the latest news.

News Team

Jim Delbridge – News Editor
Matt Leach – Journalist

You can contact the news team by email news@islandfm.com or by calling 01481 24 2000.

Programme Schedule

To see a copy of the latest Programme Schedule click here.

Automated Programming

Island FM broadcasts live from our studios in St Sampsons during the day.

Some of our off-peak programmes are recorded shortly before transmission, between 6.00pm and 10.00pm on weekdays.

On Saturdays our programmes after 6pm are recorded.

On Sunday our programmes after 2pm are recorded.

Ofcom Localness Guidelines

Ofcom has produced localness guidelines that Island FM adheres to. These guidelines can be read here: http://stakeholders.ofcom.org.uk/broadcasting/radio/localness/localness-guidelines 

In addition, all local radio stations have written 'formats' that they must follow at all times. You can read ours here: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/radiolicensing/html/radio-stations/analogue/analogue-main.htm 

Station Contact Details

Island FM
12 Westerbrook 
St Sampsons
Guernsey GY2 4QQ 

Tel: 01481 24 2000 

Recent Programming Highlights

Island FM is proud to serve the bailiwick with news, information and competitions.

Catch up on all current station content by visiting our homepage.

Recent News Highlights

Island FM provides up to date local news for Guernsey, Herm, Sark and Alderney.

Find out more via our dedicated local news section.

Station Format

To view the station format click here: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/static/radiolicensing/html/radio-stations/analogue/analogue-main.htm 

How To Complain

If you would like to comment or make a complaint about Island FM, please email jim.delbridge@islandfm.com providing details of your comment or complaint, and our programming team will help with your enquiry.

If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom https://www.ofcom.org.uk/tv-radio-and-on-demand/how-to-report-a-complaint 

 

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