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Public File

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.

News Bulletin Schedule:

Bulletins contain a mixture of local, regional and national news stories.
Monday – Friday
Saturday - Sunday
  0600 to 1800
Bulletins at 0800 and 1300

The News team

John Pickford   News Editor
News desk direct phone   0844 583 7998    

Recent news stories covered

The programme schedule

The average number of hours of automated programming within a week:
60 hours (12 hours per day Monday - Friday, 20 hours per day on weekends).

Station Contact details:
Planet Rock
One Golden Square

Tel: 0207 434 1215
e-mail: Please use the form on this page
Studio: Text ROCK followed by your name, then your message or answer to 81400 - texts cost 25p plus your standard network rate

Events/charities support or coverage:
Planet Rock's Cash for Kids supports disadvantaged children and young people across the UK. For more information contact Zoe Bailie on 0207 182 8185.

The Station's Playlist

The Station Format

How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
If you have a complaint to make about Planet Rock in the first instance you should write to Ric Blaxill, Music and Content Director. Ric can be contacted by e-mail on

If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can contact the regulator Ofcom. Details on how to complain directly to Ofcom can be found on the Ofcom website.