Glide fm is the local radio station for under 30’s in Oxfordshire. This part of our website will help you to learn more about what we do, our remit, and how we are monitored to ensure we comply with our obligations. This is known as glide fm's "Public File".
The regulation of radio licensees in the United Kingdom is controlled by Ofcom. From time to time Ofcom will monitor glide fm's output and check glide fm's Public File to ensure we are complying with our obligations.
If you have a complaint:
Should you have a complaint about any part of glide fm's output, or your dealings with the station, in the first instance please contact the Station Manager, Ian Walker, by e-mailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to him:
270 Woodstock Road
Should you be dissatisfied with the outcome of your complaint you can contact Ofcom as the official regulator.
Please write to Ofcom at:
2a Southwark Bridge Road
Or you may telephone Ofcom: 020 7981 3040
Schedule of news bulletins
glide fm broadcasts local and national news bulletins at these times:
0700, 0800, 0900, 1000, 1500, 1600, 1700, 1800
0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300
0900, 1000, 1100, 1200, 1300
Note that Bank Holidays operate a Saturday schedule and there is no news on Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day.
The news team
glide fm's News Editor is Caroline Verdon. Her e-mail address is: email@example.com
Other journalists assist Caroline as required. Should you wish to contact the news team you can call them in the news room on 01865 315987 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
During an average weekday our daytime programming (0600-1900) is live 0700-1000. Outside of these hours, there is usually a producer or studio manager on hand controlling the programmes, such as the links between the songs and all the other glide fm programming features.
News bulletins are live.
The Glide Home show on weekday afternoons (15:00 – 18:00) and the glide chilled show every night (23:00 – 24:00) are pre-recorded.
All of the programmes you hear on glide fm are produced here in Oxford from our Woodstock Road studios, from where we broadcast 24 hours a day.
More of what we do
A lot of what happens on-air here at glide fm is reflected in this website from the homepage www.glidefm.co.uk.
You can learn more about our presenters and shows using the drop down menu on all pages.
The music we play
Glide plays fantastic songs old and new that you might not know.
From the latest chart music for however you're feeling to songs that take you back to a favourite film or TV show and some new artists destined to become your most loved.
Glide Get Out
As part of glide get out (our what's on and events guide) we provide a free service to local organisations who would like some free publicity for their events.
Please register and submit your ‘get out’ event here
To review all get out event please click here
Glide fm Format
The rules which define the sound of glide fm are contained in the station's format, which is drawn up by Ofcom. You can view glide fm's format here
From time to time Ofcom will monitor glide fm to ensure we are complying with our Format requirements.
You can view the result of this monitoring on Ofcom's website.