public file

our commitment


Updated: 18/07/2020

Radio Rewind like each commercial station in the UK has obligations with regard to its programmes, including its music and local content. These obligations are set out in the station Format which forms part of our Public File.

The Public File is just one indicator of our output. Just ask us if you’d like a hard copy. If you have any comments on it, let us know or, if necessary, contact our regulator, Ofcom.



Except in special or exceptional circumstances, the station broadcasts a 30 second news bulletin hourly from 07:00 until 18:00, with additional headlines in weekday breakfast and evening drive periods. Bulletins contain a mix of local/regional, national and world stories, along with sport, weather and entertainment news.

At the weekend, bulletins containing local/regional, national and world news, along with sport, weather and entertainment news, are broadcast where possible between 08:00 and 18:00.

All local/regional, national and world news, along with sport, weather and entertainment news bulletins is produced by Radio News Hub (except where noted below).

Our news pages online show some of our most recent stories – Click here to read them.


The news team is managed by Radio News Hub

You can also contact the news team on at or on 01132 269484


The news operation is based at: Radio News Hub Limited, Office 43, The Sugar Mill, Oakhurst Avenue, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 7HL

On air news broadcast during the shows "The Chill Out Zone", "The Big Breakfast" is provided by the Sky News Centre.


Radio Rewind broadcasts twenty four hours a day, with programmes as listed on our website.


Programme Production
Programming within daytimes (07:00 - 18:00) is not regularly automated. With pre recorded or remote live broadcast from studios across the country. The shows are scheduled and hosted from the network centre in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Overnight and early morning will be mostly automated. These shows may be live in times of adverse weather or other relevant circumstances.

Local Programming
Except in special or exceptional circumstances (e.g. specials), which are broadcast from our studios in Chesterfield. All other shows are pre recorded or syndicated for Radio Rewind.


Station Contact Details
Post: Random Media, 7 James Street, Chesterfield, S41 7JE

To speak to us directly, our weekday office hours contact information are listed above. Should you have any difficulties, please speak to our Station Manager, Andrew Haslam,

Guidelines on localness have been published by our regulator OFCOM, and are available here:


To contact the radio station generally, use our ‘contact us’ page and we’ll make every effort to reply to any emails which raise substantive issues. Should you prefer to speak to programme management, please contact Joe Turton, Any complaints or comments may also be logged via the website (click ‘contact us‘ at the bottom of this page).


Events/Charities support or coverage
The station stages several events throughout the year supporting charity – raising money for people across Chesterfield & North Derbyshire.

Radio Rewind is the proud partner of many local events for people across South Yorkshire & Derbyshire.


Recent Programme and/or News Highlights

Our website covers much of the programming we’re proud of (general and, where appropriate, news).



We aim that “The Random Media Company” Limited’s stations belong to the areas they serve. Any suggestions or thoughts on our output are always much valued, and are crucial in running a service truly designed for our area.



Radio Rewind is licensed to play ‘mainstream music’. It plays, accordingly, a mix of current mainstream pop songs alongside classic chart hits from the last forty years. You can view our main playlist at

As outlined at the head of this document, the station is governed by a Format, which forms part of our licence. Our Format is available to download here.

How to complain
Live, entertaining radio always carries some risk. We try to get things right, and not all programmes will be to everyone’s taste. Where we do make mistakes, we’ll try to take appropriate action as quickly as we can.


Please do get in touch with any comments – praise or complaints and we’ll consider them carefully.


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If you feel we have not taken the right action regarding a broadcast after contacting us, you may refer the matter to our regulator Ofcom at

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