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Public File

News Bulletin Schedule

Radio Essex broadcasts local news and sport at the following times: weekdays hourly from 6:00am to 7:00pm and on the half hour during weekday breakfast at 6:30am, 7:30am and 8:30am. Weekends hourly from 8:00am to 11:00am inclusive.

Local news is produced in-house and comprises a mix of local items and the main national/international stories at the time. National news bulletins are broadcast on the hour at other times, and often on public holidays. 

News Team  

Our journalists are Rebecca Dundon, Shaun Moore, Alex Loveridge & Amante Faulkenstein. You can contact the news desk on 01702 455061 or email news@radioessex.com.

Programme Schedule

To see a copy of the latest programme schedule for Radio Essex, click on 'Radio' in the navigation bar.

Automated / Networked Programming

Sometimes what you hear on Radio Essex is automated. Generally, weekday programming is live, but there are times when some shows may be recorded. 

Station Playlist

Music you hear on air is pre-scheduled weekly and our current playlist changes regularly, so for all enquiries regarding the songs we play and our playlist, please contact info@radioessex.com

Ofcom Localness Guidelines

To view full details visit: http://www.ofcom.org.uk/radio/ifi/rbl/car/localness/

Station Contact Details

Radio Essex

The Icon Building

Western Esplanade


Essex, SS1 1EE

How To Complain

Any complaints made are logged immediately with an acknowledgement receipt issued to the complainant within 24 hours. The details are then passed on to the relevant department. We will aim to resolve any complaint within 10 working days. If under any circumstances a solution to the complaint can not be agreed, a further complaint can be made with Ofcom. For advertising complaints, if we can not find a solution, the complaint can be taken up with ASA.

People who wish to complain about anything regarding the station or it’s features can do so by contacting the station in one of the following ways:

1. Sending a letter to the following address:

Radio Essex

The Icon Building

Western Esplanade


Essex, SS1 1EE

2. Sending an email to info@radioessex.com

3. Directly contacting Ofcom by visiting http://www.ofcom.org.uk


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