Public File

Like every local commercial radio station in the UK Gold has requirements in respect of its music, news and local content. These requirements are set out in the station format issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator.

Gold Public File

News Bulletin Schedule

Gold broadcasts news bulletins on the hour every hour weekdays and weekends. Additional half hourly bulletins are broadcast on weekdays at 06.30, 07.30, 08.30.

Latest News

For all the latest news stories click on the link below.

Click here for more news stories

Gold News team

Head of Global’s Newsroom: Tim John

Telephone (Global Switchboard): 020 7766 6000

Gold's Programme Schedule

Gold’s programme schedule can be found at

While the majority of Gold's output is automated, all output is produced and presented from the Global studios in Leicester Square, London with the follow exceptions.

Automated programming:

  • Weekdays: Midnight > 6am
  • Weekdays: 10am > Midnight
  • Saturdays: Midnight > 8am
  • Saturdays: 12pm > Midnight
  • Sundays: Midnight > 8am
  • Sundays: 12pm > Midnight

On DAB Digital Radio

You can listen to Gold nationally on DAB Digital Radio on D1+.

On Your AM Dial

  • East Midlands (945/999)
  • Greater London (1548)
  • Manchester (1458)

Music On Gold

Gold plays the Greatest Hits of All Time from the 60s to the 90s.

Events / Charities support

Gold joins its sister stations at Global Radio - Smooth Radio, Capital, Capital Xtra, Classic FM, Radio X, Heart and LBC - by taking part in Global's Make Some Noise.

The annual campaign supports smaller charities that don't often get heard. You can find out all about it here.


Ofcom, the government regulator with responsibilities 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 by visiting the Ofcom website here:

If you have a complaint to make about programmes on this station, in the first instance you should contact the Programme Director at the address below. For advertising complaints contact the Managing Director. 

If you are unhappy with the response you have received, you can complain directly to Ofcom. Their website has full details about how to do this and can be found here:

Station Contact Details

You can write to Gold at:
30 Leicester Square

If you would like to comment or make a complaint about Gold, please email, or call 0333 200 2000 (Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm) providing details of your comment or complaint, and our programming team will help with your enquiry.

If you are unhappy with the response you receive, you can complain directly to the regulator, Ofcom