Public File - Mid Counties

27 November 2019, 11:59 | Updated: 20 December 2022, 10:23

Banbury, Oxfordshire
Banbury, Oxfordshire. Picture: Getty

Capital Mid Counties covers North Oxfordshire, Warwick, Stratford, Coventry, Rugby and South East Staffordshire


Each local commercial 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", a document issued by Ofcom, the UK’s radio regulator. This Public File contains details of the elements that Ofcom regulate, such as music tracks, local news etc. It is intended to give you a better understanding of our output and what we are doing for our local community.


Capital FM broadcasts news bulletins hourly between 0500 & 1800 on weekdays and between 0600 & 1200 on weekends. These bulletins contain a mix of local, national and world news, alongside sport, weather and entertainment news.

News team

Head of Global’s Newsroom: Tim John

Regional News Editor: Lindsey Alder


Newsroom number – 0121 2265770

Programme Schedule:

To see a copy of the latest Capital FM schedule: click here.

Automated Programming within each weekday and daytimes on Saturdays & Sundays:

Amount of local programming each day produced by station:
Capital Mid Counties programming is locally produced and presented for 3 hours per day Monday-Friday.

Ofcom Localness guidelines:
To view full details visit:

Station contact details:
Address: Capital Mid Counties, The Ideas Centre, Holly Farm Business Park, Honiley, Kenilworth CV8 1NP

Office - 01926 485600

Studio – 01827 318 007

Events / charities support or coverage
Capital FM supports Global's Make Some Noise, an appeal operated by Global Charities is a registered charity in England & Wales (1091657) & Scotland (SC041475) .All information can be found here.

Recent Programme and/or news highlights:
We keep our website up to date with all the latest happenings at Capital, so if you want to know what we’re up to, then please visit the homepage at If you have any specific questions, then our Contact Us page contains details of how to get in touch with us.

Any other issues or areas of interest likely to impact on localness

There are no current issues that impact on the localness of the station.

The Station's Playlist:
For a full version of the current playlist simply click here.

For further enquiries regarding the Capital playlist please contact:

Content Manager – Simon Alexander - 01926 485600

Email -

Station format:
To view a copy of the station format click here.

Comment or complain about the station

If you would like to comment or make a complaint about Capital, 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

Capital may from time to time offer listeners the opportunity to enter competitions using Premium Rate Telephony Services.

If you think there is a problem with our Premium Rate Services or would like to make a complaint, please call our customer service line on: 03333 212196

Alternatively, you can write to us. 

Please send your query to: Premium Rate Manager, Global, 30 Leicester Square, London, WC2H 7LA.

Global, the parent company of Capital is registered with the Premium Rate Services regulator, PhonepayPlus. Our registration number is: ORG832-96388-41101.