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XS Manchester Public File

Radio stations in the UK are regulated by law and Communicorp UK is committed to ensuring full and complete compliance to all sections of licensee requirements. The statutory regulator for all UK radio broadcast is OFCOM which awards licences and regulates content in accordance with the Broadcast Code.

All Communicorp UK stations strive to operate within the conditions of its licence and the Code at all times and welcomes comments about its output. Should you wish to make any comments on any aspect of our output, please click the appropriate link as identified below and we endeavour to respond to all correspondence when required within a minimum of seven working days.

OFCOM also requires that we maintain a Public File which contains information about the provision of the Licensed Services in accordance with guidelines as drawn up and from time to time revised by OFCOM. The Public File is available via our website or by post, in hard copy to any member of the public upon reasonable request.


FM Frequency: 106.1 FM
Company Name: Rock Radio (Manchester) Limited trading as Real Radio XS
Registration Number: 4128825
Place of registration: London
Registered Office: Communicorp UK, Laser House, Waterfront Quay, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 3XW
Station Director: Ande Macpherson
Programme Manager: Matt White

 

News

Bulletin Schedule 

XS Manchester broadcasts bulletins containing a mix of Greater Manchester, UK and world news together with sport on the hour between 6am-7pm weekdays.

On Saturday and Sunday bulletins are broadcast between 7am – 12 noon.

XS Manchester provides local travel bulletins at morning and evening peak times and during weekends when the need arises.

News Team

Heather Kane - Head of News

 

Programming

Local Programming:

All programming is locally made. Programming between 10am and 2pm and between 7pm and 6am is produced automated content. 

Station Playlist:

XS Manchester plays popular, familiar, accessible rock music from the 70s to today.

Highlights

Steve Berry’s XS Manchester Breakfast is the opinionated Manchester wake-up – he’s got a view on most things but wants to hear what you think too.

Call the studio direct on  0345 111 7625

The XS Football Social 

Join our team each weeknight for the XS Manchester Football Social between 6-7pm. They want you to get on the phone (call 0345 1117625) and get amongst the chat.

Station Format:

View XS Manchester's format 

Programming Team:

Programme Manager: Matt White

Contact the Programming Team

If you wish to contact the station you can do so by any of the methods listed on our Website.

 

Ofcom Localness Guidelines and how to complain to Ofcom

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


Complaints

If you have a complaint to make about programmes on this station, in the first instance you should contact the Programme Manager at the address below.

For advertising complaints contact the Station Director.

If you are unhappy with the response you have received, you can complain directly to Ofcom. Their website has full details about how to do this and can be found here:

http://ask.ofcom.org.uk/

 

Station Contact details

Station Director: Ande Macpherson
Programme Controller: Matt White
Address: Laser House, Waterfront Quay, Salford Quays, M50 3XW
Contact:
 You can contact XS Manchester via our Contact us page.
Switchboard: 0161 662 4602
Studio phone-in: 0345 111 7625
Text: 87711
News: 0161 662 4790

 

 

OFCOM (Office of Communications) is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services. Information for consumers and information regarding this station is available on their website www.ofcom.org.uk 

If listeners wish to report any Pirate Radio interference to Ofcom this can now also be done directly by accessing: http://ask.ofcom.org.uk/help/radio/pirates 

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