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Radio stations in the UK are regulated by law and Real and Smooth is committed to ensuring full and complete compliance to all sections of licensee requirements. The statutory regulator for all UK radio broadcast is OFCOM which awards licences and regulates content in accordance with the Broadcast Code.
All Real and Smooth stations strive to operate within the conditions of its licence and the Code at all times and welcomes comments about its output. Should you wish to make any comments on any aspect of our output, please click the appropriate link as identified below and we endeavour to respond to all correspondence when required within a minimum of seven working days.
OFCOM also requires that we maintain a Public File which contains information about the provision of the Licensed Services in accordance with guidelines as drawn up and from time to time revised by OFCOM. The Public File is available via our website or by post, in hard copy to any member of the public upon reasonable request.
Company Name: Real Radio North East
Registration Number: 2802028
Place of registration: Manchester
Registered Office Laser House, Waterfront Quay, Salford Quays, Manchester, M50 3XW
Managing Director: Michael McIntyre
News Editor: Myles Ashby
Recent News Highlights
Nominated twice at the New York Radio Awards 2013, once for a News documentary about Locked In Syndrome and the other for The Fit Factor campaign.
Mon - Fri: 0600, 0630, 0700, 0730, 0800, 0830, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400, 1500, 1600, 1630, 1700, 1730, 1800, 1830.
Saturday: 0700, 0800, 0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400
Sunday: 0700, 0730, 0800, 0830, 0900, 0930, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300, 1400
National bulletins sourced from Sky Radio News (London):
Mon - Fri: 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 0000 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500
Saturday: 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500, 0600
Sunday: 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2000, 2100, 2200, 2300, 0000, 0100, 0200, 0300, 0400, 0500, 0600
Programme Director – Jon Kirby
Recent Programming Highlights
Gary and Lisa’s Fit Factor nominated at the New York Radio Awards 2013.
Recently delivered a week of Breakfast and Hometime shows from a new pop up studio in Teesside.
We’ve recently interviewed Mark Owen , Union J and Travis
We are in the process of giving away £50,000 on Fifty Grand Friday.
Local programming can be heard weekdays from 6-10am and 4-7pm and at the weekend from 8am-12midday.
Network programming is broadcast at all other times from our sister station Real Radio North West with the exception of:
The Big Top 40 which is shared across the commercial radio network and broadcast from London.
Traffic and Weather
We have regular traffic and travel bulletins – 4 times an hour between 6-9am and also between 4 – 7pm. There are hourly bulletins throughout the rest of the daytime output.
We update the North East’s weather once an hour
OFCOM Localness Guidlines:
Events and Charity Coverage
Intimate and Exclusive gig with Mark Owen on June 26th at Newcastle College
Hosting Summer Nights Live at Durham Cricket Club on July 19th featuring Five, Blue and Atomic Kitten
If you wish to contact the station you can do so by any of the methods listed on our contact page
Should you wish to complain about the station or anything related to its output please contact either the Managing or Programme Director with the details of your complaint. Your complaint will be acknowledged and a resolution will be sorted within 10 days. You can make a further complaint if a resolution is not reached to OFCOM and/or the ASA (where applicable)
OFCOM (Office of Communications) is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services. Information for consumers and information regarding this station is available on their website www.ofcom.org.uk
If listeners wish to report any Pirate Radio interference to Ofcom this can now also be done directly by accessing: http://ask.ofcom.org.uk/help/radio/pirates