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Independent Commercial Radio stations in the UK are strictly regulated and Real and Smooth 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 Real and Smooth 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.
The Real Radio programme schedule is updated regularly, should you have any questions, you can contact our programming team on 0161 886 8800.
All programming below is locally produced in the North West and broadcast on Real Radio 105.4 FM but is also shared with our sister Real Radio stations around the UK
Produced in the Northwest and broadcast on 105.4 Real Radio Northwest and also shared to our other Real Radio stations around the UK:
Monday – Friday: Midnight – 6am, 10am-4pm, 7pm – midnight
Saturday: Midnight – 8am, midday – midnight
Sunday: Midnight – 8am, midday – 4pm, 7pm - midnight
Produced in the Northwest and broadcast on 105.4 Real Radio Northwest only:
Monday – Friday: 6am-10am, 4pm-7pm
Saturday: 8am – midday
Sunday: 8am - midday
Sundays 4-7pm is content which originates from London
Ofcom, the government regulator with responsibilities for local radio, has produced localness guidelines that this station adheres to. Read the Ofcom Guidelines
In addition, all local radio stations have written 'Formats' that they must follow at all times. Read Real Radio's Format
105.4 Real Radio broadcasts bulletins from our North West Newscentre containing a mix of North West, UK and world news together with sport and entertainment on the hour from 6:00am to 7:00pm weekdays and from 7:00am to 2:00pm on a weekend. There are also updates at 06:30, 07:30, 08:30, 09:30, 16:30, 17:30 and 18:30 on weekdays.
At other times, national news bulletins are provided by IRN.
Recent Stories Covered On Air
You can catch up with some of the latest North West, UK and world news headlines that we've been covering here.
The News Team
You can contact Real Radio's news team on 0161 886 8860
Group Head of News: Christian Spooner
Senior Broadcast Journalists: Nick Hatfield and Alison Spooner
Broadcast Journalists: Sarah Poole, Joe Norman, Steven Davies and Tom O’Brien
STATION CONTACT DETAILS
You can write to Real Radio at...
You can call the studio by ringing 0845 002 1054
You can call the main switchboard on 0161 886 8800
You can also send us a fax, simply dial 0161 886 8811
If you wish to advertise with Real Radio, simply call our sales team on 0161 886 8800.
The key contacts for the station are...
Managing Director – Alison Forshaw
Programme Controller - Kyle Evans
Sales Director - Alison Tootill
Group Head of News - Christian Spooner
If you have a complaint to make about Real Radio, in the first instance you should contact the Programme Controller, Kyle Evans, at the address above. If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom. Its website has full details about how to register a complaint to Ofcom
RECENT PROGRAMMES AND NEWS
For recent programme highlights, you can visit our show pages to see pictures, watch video clips and find out how you can be involved in the shows.
Real and Smooth Ltd
REGISTERED NUMBER: 03409488
To contact a member of staff at Real Radio simply send an email to email@example.com or call reception on 0161 886 8800.
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