Public File

Each local commercial radio station in the UK has certain 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.

News bulletin schedule:
Signal 2 broadcasts bulletins containing a mix of local, UK and world news together with sport, entertainment, travel and weather information every hour on weekdays (and at 06.30, 07.30, 08.30, 16:30, 17:30 18:30). There are additional updates at 05.30, 06.30, 07.30 and 08.30 on weekdays.

Recent news stories covered on air
The latest news for Staffordshire & Cheshire, the UK and world headlines are available in the news section of our website.

The news team
You can contact Signal 2’s News Team on 01782 441304 or via the
news section of our website.

News Editor is:
Simon Humphreys

The programme schedule
Details of Signal 2’s programmes can be found on the
schedule.This includes details of all the shows for the coming week as well as quick links to all the presenter pages.

Automated programming:
We are proud to broadcast all of our output live. None of our output is automated.

Amount of local programming:
Signal 2’s programming is locally produced and presented for 13 hours each weekday and 12 hours on Saturdays and 4 hours on Sundays. At other times we share output from the
Wireless Group GB and recorded programming.

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

In addition all local radio stations have written ‘formats’ that they must follow at all times. You can read ours here.

Station contact details:
Post: Signal 2, Stoke Road, Shelton, ST4 2SR
Tel: 01782 441300

Events / charities support or coverage
Signal Radio has its own fundraising appeal called "Help a Signal Child” which raises thousands of pounds for local children's charities and appeals throughout Staffordshire and Cheshire.

We raise money for other charities with a number of events throughout the year, including the "Bring A Pound To Work Day” which has raised thousands over the past 2 years for the Douggie Mac hospice.

Recent programme and / or news highlights
We keep our website up to date with all the latest happenings at Signal 2, if you want to know what we’re up to, then please visit the homepage at 

If you have any specific questions, then our Contact Us page contains details of how to get in touch with us.

The station’s playlist
Our complete playlist can be found
here. The playlist is updated weekly on a Wednesday

How to complain to the station or to Ofcom:
If you have a complaint to make about Signal 2, in the first instance please submit your complaint using the one of the following methods:

Online: Contact Us  
Post: Signal 2, Stoke Road, Shelton, ST4 2SR

Tel: 01782 441300

If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom. Their website has full details about how to do this: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/complain