Stray FM - FM 97.2 - Harrogate

It is a regulatory requirement that commercial radio stations in the UK hold a Public File. The information and links below comprise the Public File ... See more for 97.2 Stray FM, more information about the Public File obligation can be found at COMMERCIAL RADIO STATION FORMAT STRAY FM Character of Service A TUNEFUL MUSIC-LED STATION FOR 25-54 YEAR-OLDS IN HARROGATE AND THE SURROUNDING AREA, HIGHLY FOCUSED ON LOCAL NEWS AND ISSUES. Licensed area Harrogate area (as in Ofcom advertisement) Frequency 97.2 MHz Service duration 24 hours Locally-made hours At least 10 hours a day during daytime weekdays (must include breakfast). At least 4 hours daytime Saturdays and Sundays. Local news bulletins At least hourly at peaktime weekdays and weekends. Outside peak, UK-wide, nations and international news should feature. Shared arrangements (if applicable) Co-location May co-locate in York area with Licence No AL 135-2 Programme sharing No Arrangements Definitions Speech / Music Excludes advertising, programme/promotional trails & sponsor credits Peaktime Weekday breakfast and drivetime, and weekend late breakfast Daytime 0600 to 1900 weekday and weekend Locally-made Production and presentation from within the licensed area MCA population : 176,821 Licence number : AL 162-2 Notes This Format should be read in conjunction with Ofcom's published Localness Guidelines as updated with additional text from "The Future of Radio : The Next Phase" (2007) AGREED FEB 2009 Contact Details: Address: Stray FM, The Hamlet, Hornbeam Park Avenue, Harrogate, HG2 8RE Registered office: Carn Brea Studios, Barncoose Industrial Estate, Redruth, Cornwall TR15 3RQ Registered in England & Wales No 2774366 Telephone: Main Switchboard 01423 522972 Studio/ Competition Line 01423 520972 Station Manager: Sarah Barry Sales Manager: Rebecca Considine Programme Controller: Nick Hancock News Editor: Patrick Dunlop Online Editor: Pete Edwards Programme Schedule Monday to Friday Midnight to 6am. Stray FM Non Stop. 6am to 9am. Nick Hancock @ Breakfast. 9am to 2pm. Alex Cann with the No Repeat Workday. 2pm to 7pm. Home Time with Paul Hartley. 7pm to 10pm. The Best of Stray FM. 10pm to Midnight. The Wind Down Zone with Tony Collins. Saturday Midnight to 6am. Stray FM Non Stop. 6am to 10am. Alex Cann with the Weekend Guide. 10am to 2pm. Pete Edwards. 2pm to 6pm. David Whittle. 6pm to 10pm Stray FM's Big Night In. Great party tunes. 10pm to Midnight. The Wind Down Zone. Sunday Midnight to 6am. Stray FM Non Stop. 6am to 12pm. Paul Hartley at the Weekend. 12pm to 4pm. Tony Collins. 4pm to 7pm. Laura Finnerty. 7pm to 10pm Alex Cann. 10pm to Midnight. The Wind Down Zone All of Stray FM's programmes are broadcast from our studios in Harrogate. All of Stray FMs daytime programmes are broadcast live. From time to time we pre-record or automate lunchtime (1-2pm) and evening (6.15-7pm) programming. Local Information and Support: Stray FM supports local charities through our daily ‘Action Line' feature. If you would like to broadcast an appeal please feel free to drop us a line. Stray FM brings you the latest weather forecast every hour. Travel bulletins are broadcast every fifteen minutes at Breakfast and Drive Time with hourly updates throughout the day. PROGRAMMING HIGHLIGHTS Stray FM Future Hero Awards This was a special awards ceremony to celebrate great achievements among young people (7-16) from across Harrogate, Knaresborough, Wetherby, Boroughbridge and Ripon. All local schools were invited to take part. Categories included: the Courage award, Top Talent, Sports star, Best Friend and the Eco warrior award. Wear Bright for Sight week We were proud to have supported Henshaws Yorkshire college for young people by encouraging local schools and work places to get dressed up in loud clothes to support the event. Stray FM going the extra mile for Saint Michael's Hospice Paul Hartley from Stray FM's Home Time show has raised over £10,000 for Saint Michael's by running the New York marathon. Fundraising events included an on air auction of money can't buy items and a special send off party. Paul completed the marathon, plus the extra mile in just over 4 hours. News Contact Information: News Editor Patrick Dunlop. If you have a news story for us call 01423 726963 or email We have locally generated news bulletins on the hour from 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday with headlines at 6.30am, 7.30am, 8.30am, 4.30pm and 5.30pm. At weekends our local bulletins run from 8am to 1pm. At all other times we carry national and international news on the hour from Sky News. RECENT NEWS HIGHLIGHTS: Thousands of people are fighting plans for a waste incinerator at Allerton Park Quarry near Knaresborough. Camilla Parker Bowles visited Harrogate. Royal Bank of Scotland announced more job losses affecting Harrogate. Ofcom: Ofcom, the Office of Communications are the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communication industry with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services. For more info on Ofcom If you have a complaint about something you have heard on Stray FM you should contact our Station Manager Sarah Barry on 01423 522972 or email You can also complain to Ofcom. To do this either telephone them on 020 7981 3040 or visit on the Ofcom Website Music: 97.2 Stray FM plays a melodic adult contemporary style of music which allows us to play a big variety of songs. There are categories that represent music from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and the 2000 decades, as well as recurrent songs and the latest ‘playlisted' music which highlights the best music of today - this takes the form of an A, B and C list with the A list being the highest rotated. 9 to 5 No Repeat Workday: 97.2 Stray FM plays More Music on the 9 to 5 No Repeat Workday. From Monday to Friday between 9 and 5, you won't hear the same song twice. An example of a workday hour follows: Song 1 Spandau Ballet - Gold Song 2 Cheryl Cole - Promise this Song 3 Wet Wet Wet - Love Is All Around Song 4 Kings of Leon - Sex on Fire Song 5 Rufus/Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody Song 6 Michael Buble - Haven't met you yet Song 7 Blondie - Heart of Glass Song 8 Take That - The Flood Song 9 Bryan Adams - Heaven Song 10 Black Eyed Peas - Meet me halfway Song 11 Madonna - Beautiful Stranger Song 12 Queen/David Bowie - Under Pressure 97.2 Stray FM's 80s Weekend plays every other song from the 1980s. Every Saturday and Sunday from 6am. Home Win News Schedule What's On Snow Watch 5 Day Weather Traffic And Travel Gallery Contact Us Classified Ads The Presenters Radio Advertising Picture of You Boyzone View recent tracks Saturday 05 March 2011 7° Overnights on Stray FM 00:00 to 06:00 CALL 01423 522972 TEXT 81222 Stray* EMAIL >

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