Each local commercial radio station in the UK has 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. It is intended to give you a better understanding of our output and what we are doing for our local community.
News Bulletin Schedule including which bulletins provide local news and which provide only UK-wide bulletins.
|Monday – Friday||0600 to 1900|
|Saturday||0700 to 1200 and 1800|
|Sunday||0700 to 1600|
|Saturday||0200 to 0600|
|Sunday||0200 to 0600 and 2200|
The average number of hours of automated programming within weekday daytimes and within daytimes on Saturdays and Sundays:
The amount of local programming per day produced by the station:
Monday to Friday – 12 hours
Saturday – 4 hours
Sunday – 4 hours
Station Contact details:
6 North Isla Street
Sales, Advertising, Sponsorship & Promotions: 01382 423 204
News team: 01382 423 212
Cash For Kids: 01382 423 263
To speak to anyone else please call 01382 200800.
Station Director Cathy Kirk
Content Controller Phil Manzor
Sales Director Ann Marie Miller
Events/charities support or coverage:
Daily ‘What’s On’ and ‘Entertainment’ guides. Our main attention is on our own charity ‘Cash for Kids’, however we do publicise other local charities and their events.
Recent programme and/or news highlights
See the News section
Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness:
The Station Format
Tay FM 25 – 44 Contemporary Pop Music
How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
If you have a complaint about something you have heard on Tay FM in the first instance you should contact us directly. Our contact details are:
6 North Isla Street
Tel: 01382 200800
If the complaint or comments are about programming heard on the station, please address them to the Content Controller.
If the complaint or comments are regarding advertising, please address them to the Sales Director.
You can comment on anything you've heard on Tay FM here.
Details on how to complain directly to Ofcom can be found on the Ofcom website.