Public File

Each local commercial radio station in the UK has certain 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. This Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate, such as music tracks, local news etc.


News Bulletin Schedule:

Signal 1 broadcasts bulletins containing a mix of local, UK and world news together with sport, entertainment, travel and weather information every hour on weekdays (and at 06.30, 07.30, 08.30, 17:30 18:30).


The News Team

You can contact Signal 1’s News Team on 01782 441304 or via the news contact section of our website.  The news editor is Simon Humphreys


Programme Schedule

Details of Signal 1’s programmes can be found on the schedule..


Automated Programming:



Amount of Local Programming:

Signal 1’s programming is locally produced and presented for 13 hours per day Monday-Friday, 12 hours on Saturday and 4 hours on Sunday. At other times we share output from the Wireless Group G​B Network.


Ofcom Localness Guidelines

Ofcom, the government regulator with responsibility for local radio, has produced localness guidelines that this station adheres to. These guidelines can be read here.


Station Format

To view the stations format click here

Contact Details

Post: Signal 1, Stoke Road, Shelton, ST4 2SR
Tel: 01782 441300


Events / Charities Spport or Coverage

Signal Radio has its own fundraising appeal called "Help a Signal Child” which raises thousands of pounds for local children's charities and appeals throughout Staffordshire and Cheshire.  We raise money for other charities with a number of events throughout the year, including the "Bring A Pound To Work Day” which has raised thousands over the past 3 years for the Douggie Mac hospice.


Recent Programme and / or News Highlights

We keep our website up to date with all the latest happenings at Signal 1, if you want to know what we’re up to, then please visit the homepage at signal1.co.uk


The Station’s Playlist

Our recent playlist can be found here.


How to Complain to the Station or to Ofcom: 

If you have a complaint to make about Signal 1, in the first instance please submit your complaint using the one of the following methods:

Online: Contact Us  
Post: Signal 1, Stoke Road, Shelton, ST4 2SR
Tel: 01782 441300

If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom. Their website has full details about how to do this: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/complain