Each local radio station in the UK must comply with the requirements set out in its licence – and this includes maintaining the ‘Character of Service’ obligations set out in an annex to the licence.
Each Station is also required to maintain a ‘Public File’ of core information relating to the radio station and its output.
The information set out below relates to the service provided by YO1 Radio.
Licence – YO1 Radio
YO1 Radio is licensed by Ofcom, the UK Government regulator for broadcasting services. Licence number: CR102166
The licence is held by YO1 Radio Limited, a private company limited by guarantee.
YO1 Radio broadcasts on 102.8FM and online. Elements of the programme output of YO1 Radio are also shared with YO1 Xtra on the DAB Digital Radio, North Yorkshire Multiplex.
YO1 Radio’s studios are located within the radio station service area at Clifton Moor, York.
For more details on the regulatory role of Ofcom, please visit their website at www.ofcom.org.uk
YO1 Radio broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
YO1 Radio’s current Programme Schedule can be viewed on the ‘Schedule’ page of this website.
All of YO1 Radio’s live programmes originate from within the service area. The station makes use of computer playout technology and some programmes may be pre-recorded or recorded ‘as live’ (i.e recorded shortly before broadcast). A small proportion of programming (generally outside of peak hours) may be fully automated.
YO1 Radio plays a broad mix of music from the 1960s to the present day, with an emphasis in core programming on music from the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and recent hits from the 2010’s and today.
YO1 Radio also broadcasts several ‘specialist’ music programmes, including specific programmes dedicated to, for example, Soul & Northern Soul, Rock and emerging talent from the local music scene.
YO1 Radio broadcasts regular news bulletins 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
A local news service is provided during core hours from 7am to 6pm on weekdays, with additional half-hourly bulletins during breakfast and drive-time programming.
Outside of these times, YO1 Radio broadcasts an hourly national news bulletin.
The national news service is provided by Radio News Hub (www.radionewshub.com)
A selection of local news stories can be found on the YO1 Radio website and some stories may be shared via social media.
YO1 Radio will always look to resolve any complaint about its programme output, news, advertising or online content in an informal manner.
If you have any concern, you should, in the first instance, contact Dave Parker, Operations Director. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Any formal complaints should be addressed to: Operations Director, YO1 Radio, Unit 8, Marsden Park, Clifton Moor, York, YO30 4WX.
YO1 Radio will aim to acknowledge receipt within 5 working days and to respond to all correspondence within 20 working days.
For any general information, comments, or questions, please see the ‘Contact Us’ section of the YO1 Radio website.
Public File Last Updated: 1st July 2021
Next review due: 1st August 2021