Each local radio station in the UK has requirements in respect of its music and local content, such as news, speech levels etc. These requirements are set out in the station “Format/Key Commitments”, a document issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator.
Transmission: Digital Hits One broadcasts on 100.5 FM however we are currently not broadcasting on DAB in Somerset.
Digital Hits One is also available via online digital media streaming using either the station own websites audio player (listen/popup) or utilising third party applications such as Alexa, TuneIn, simply search “Digital Hits One” within your prefered application.
Alternatively you can receive Digital Hits One via any internet equipped radio.
NOTE: All online digital streaming is subject to Geo-IP blocking, countries able to receive Digital Hits One are listed here.
Digital Hits One broadcasts local news bulletins from 6am to 7pm on weekdays and 7am to 6pm on weekends. National news is broadcast 24 hours a day 7 days a week. These bulletins contain a mix of local, national and world stories, along with sport, weather and entertainment news.
Additional bulletins will be added in light of breaking news. Local travel information is broadcast between 6am to 9am and 4pm to 7pm Monday to Friday.
Digital Hits One in-house news coverage operates 6 days a week.
The News team is managed by the Station News Editor, TBC . You can contact the news team via email here or by calling the newsdesk on 01749 000 000.
Recent News Stories Covered On Air:
You can view the latest stories on our website news section.
Events/ Charities Support or Coverage
Digital Hits One is proud supporter of Children’s Hospice South West, Rotary Club, Lions Club and Digital Hits One Christmas Toy Appeal.
Contacting The Station:
You can contact Digital Hits One 24 hours a day, please use the Contact Us form on our website.
Ofcom has produced localness guidelines that all local commercial radio stations must adhere to. You can read these here
Making a complaint:
If you have a complaint about any aspect of our on air output, in the first instance you should write to our Managing Director, Mark Carney. He can be contacted by email here or via telephone on 01749 000 000.
If the response is unsatisfactory you can complain directly to the Government regulator, Ofcom. Their website has all the information you require. Ofcom
To download the station format Click Here
Station Contact Details:
Digital Hits One, Unit 22b Lodge Hill Industrial Park, Station Road, Westbury-sub-Mendip BA5 1EY
Tel: 01749 000 000
Mark Carney – Managing Director and Station Manager
Andrew French – Commercial Director
Alan Cherrington – Finance Director
John Mason – Operations Director
Mike Whittingham – Programme Manager
Matthew Carney – Technical Manager
TBC – Station News Editor
All of our programming is produced and presented locally from our studios in Lodge Hill Industrial Park, Station Road, Westbury-sub-Mendip. Digital Hits One automates some aspects of programming using computer technology. There is automation between 7pm and 7am Monday – Thursday, Friday 10pm – 7am, 6pm Saturday until 7am Sunday and 3pm Sunday until 7am Monday.