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 1830|
|Saturday||0800 to 1400|
|Sunday||0800 to 1400|
|Monday - Friday||2000 to 2200|
|Saturday||0600, 0700 and 1500 to 2200|
|Sunday||0600, 0700 and 1600 to 2200|
The News team
The MFR newsroom is currently staffed by four journalists who can be contacted using the details below. Our Head of News is Gwen Lawrie.
T: 01463 227740
SMS: 61025 (NEWS + Ur Msg)
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:
Station Contact details:
PO Box 271
MFR studio: 0845 345 1974
Reception: 01463 224433 (Open Monday - Friday, 9am - 5.30pm)
Fill in the details below.
Events/charities support or coverage:
Recent programme and/or news highlights:
See the News section
Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness:
How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
Ofcom is the regulator for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services.
If you have a complaint about something you have heard on MFR or Moray Firth Radio 1107AM, in the first instance you should contact us directly.
General Enquiries: Martin.Morrison@mfr.co.uk
Community Events email@example.com
Managing Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Signal/reception problems email@example.com
You may also take your complaint to Ofcom. Details on how to complain directly to Ofcom can be found on the Ofcom website.