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Public File

It is a regulatory requirement that commercial radio stations in the UK have a Public File that broadcasts on AM/FM or DAB. Touchdown Radio does not broadcast on AM/FM frequencies, and thus means we do not need to comply with the scope of producing a Public file.

The information and links below make up the Public File for Touchdown Radio, which has been produced to give clarity on its operations.

 

Format

Formats are documents issued to Ofcom licence holders, they outline what is required of a radio station's programming. Touchdown Radio is not Broadcaster on AM/FM, this means we legally have no obligation to house a Public File. However we run our station in an ethical way with openness and transparency.

 

Contact Details

Telephone (Reception): +44 (0)208 050 7479

Telephone (On Air Studio): +44 (0)208 050 7479

 

Operational Information

Touchdown Radio broadcasts online 24/7 365. Touchdown Radio is broadcasting on mobile applications and is also available online and on smart speakers. 

 

Local Production/ Automation

All of the programming is produced from our studios in London. Touchdown Radio automates some parts of its of programming using computer technology and makes use of voice tracking on occasion. Presenter links may be pre-recorded from within Ofcom's approved area.

 

Programme Schedule

To view our current programme schedule please click here.

 

Playlist

Touchdown Radio plays classic hits from the past five decades. Here is a typical hour of our playlist:

  *   Could You Be Loved - Bob Marley and the Wailers

  *   Son of a Preacherman - Dusty Springfield

  *   Father Figure - George Michael

  *   Chasing Pavements - Adele

  *   Rock With You - Michael Jackson

  *   Come Back and Stay - Paul Young

  *   All Around The World - Lisa Stansfield

  *   When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge

  *   Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton

  *   Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman? - Bryan Adams

  *   Dreams - Gabrielle

 

Local Information

There are regular local and international news, weather and some travel updates throughout the day. We also provide an opportunity for local charities and good causes to get publicity with our station.

 

Charity and Events

Touchdown Radio supports a wide range of local and national charities and events across the year.

 

Contact Information

News Team:

If you have a story, you can call +44 (0)208 050 7479 or e-mail news@touchdownradio.co.uk.

We provide hourly bulletins containing local and international news stories in peak times each weekday from 6am - 8pm. Weekends feature national news bulletins on the hour with additional between 9am and 3pm. We take locally sourced news from our own media centre, and national and international news supplied by SkyNews.

 

Ofcom

Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industry with responsibilities across television, radio and telecommunications. For more information on Ofcom click here.

If you have a complaint about something you've heard on Touchdown Radio in the first instance you should contact our Managing Director. Telephone: +44 (0)208 050 7479 or e-mail hello@touchdownradio.co.uk.

You can also lodge a complaint to Ofcom, you can do this by telephone 0207 981 3040 or visit the complaints area of the Ofcom website here.

 

Policy Version Updated 01/01/2021

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