local radio guide wiltshire

 

The staff at Dentons are big fans of local radio stations both commercial radio and local community radio stations. If you are new to Wiltshire or you want to find a local source for news, weather, traffic and travel and event then tune into your local radio stations.
The guide includes details of Wiltshire Radio stations and we have included the FM frequency, if you can listen on digital (DAB) radio or online. We have also included website links and details of the types of shows that they broadcast as well as contact details for each station.

BBC Radio Wiltshire

BBC Wiltshire can be listened to across Wiltshire on various FM and AM frequencies. On FM the station broadcasts live shows from 5.00am to 7.00pm, when the station merges with other BBC local radio stations and/or BBC Radio Five Live.
The site has great coverage of local events, local news, and sport including live commentary from local teams. Highlights include Ben Prater on the breakfast show and Graham Roger’s drive time show.
URL – http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcwiltshire
FM Frequency for BBC Radio Wiltshire
Salisbury Area – 103.5FM
West Wiltshire (Chippenham, Trowbridge, Westbury, Warminster) – 104.7FM
Swindon Areas – 103.6FM
Marlborough Area – 104.9FM
AM Frequency for BBC Radio Wiltshire
1332 AM
Digital (DAB)
Yes
Online
Yes, via the BBC website and the iPlayer – http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcwiltshire
Contact Details
Main phone number -01793 513626
Listener phone-in number is – 08459 513366
Text number – 81333 – Start your message with WILTSHIRE
Email – whatsonwiltshire@bbc.co.uk

 

Castledown FM Tidworth Wiltshire
Castledown FM launched in 2006 and broadcasts to the Tidworth area of Wilshire. The station offers a wide range of programmes and includes local news, traffic and a wide range of music. They also provide a showcase for local musicians live in the studio and interview local business owners and charities. The station celebrated its tenth birthday in May 2016.
You can listen via FM and online
http://www.castledownradio.info/
FM Frequency
104.7 FM
Digital (DAB)
Unknown
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.castledownradio.info/
Contact Details
Main phone number -01264 405060
Studio Email: studio@castledownradio.info
Enquires Email: info@castledownradio.info
Web Email: christopher.steers@castledownradio.info
New Music: newmusic@castledownradio.info
Local News: news@castledownradio.info
Swindon 1055
Swindon 1055 is a community radio station based at Swindon Town Football club. Presenters, admin and technical teams are volunteers learning new skills and sharing their knowledge and experience with others, at the same time as helping provide a radio service for Swindon, engaging with and supporting the local community. The station covers local news, traffic, travel and sport and is a mixture of live programming and pre-recorded shows. Highlights include Nick Stevenson’s breakfast show and Nick Taylor’s drive time show.
You can listen via FM and online
http://www.swindon1055.com
FM Frequency
105.5 FM
Digital (DAB)
Unknown
Online
Via Tunein Radio App
Contact Details
Main phone number – 01793 611555
Text – 07900 171453
Email – studio@swindon1055.com

 

Spire FM – Salisbury
Spire FM is a Salisbury based commercial radio station and has been broadcasting since September 1992. It takes is name from the Spire of Salisbury Cathedral. Spire FM broadcasts from City Hall Studios in Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, part of the City Hall entertainment venue. The station covers local and national news, weather, travel and events. The station broadcasts live between 6:00am to 11:00pm with automatic playlist selections at the other times.
The station focuses mainly on mainstream music.
FM Frequency
102 FM
Digital (DAB)
Yes
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.spirefm.co.uk/
Contact Details
By Phone
Studio: Call 01722 410 102
Sales: Call 01722 416644
News: Call 01722 416644
Text
SPIRE to 81222
Contact via the station contact form
http://www.spirefm.co.uk/contact.php

 

SAM FM Swindon
Sam FM Swindon is a local radio station broadcasting on 107.7 FM in Swindon and surrounding areas. The radio station is a mixture of live broadcasting including Kam Kelly at Breakfast and Damien St John’s drive time. SAM FM covers local news, weather and travel and the music played is adult contemporary.
FM Frequency
107.7 FM
Digital (DAB)
Yes
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.samfm.co.uk/swindon/
Contact Details
By Phone
Main Switchboard: 0117 966 6107
Studio: 0117 966 1106
Text: 81400 (start your message with SAM)
Advertising: 0117 966 1065
Email: agalea@celador.co.uk

Warminster Community Radio (WCR) FM Warminster
WCR FM is 21 years old, having launched on a limited licence in 1996. The station offers live broadcasting from 7.00am to 11.00pm seven days a week, with pre-recorded shows at other times. The station covers local news, events, travel and sports. Highlights include the weekday breakfast show with Barry Mole and Andrew Robinson, Richard Alen’s “Sounds Country”, and Malcom McLundie’s dedicated sports show on a Wednesday evening. The station plays a wide range of specialist music including blues (Big Jimmy’s Rock and Blues review), electronica and techno (Dark Train, Panic Radio), indie and rock (The Pit, Panic Radio) and classical (The Classical Hour with Alan Benson).
FM Frequency
105.5FM
Digital (DAB)
Unknown
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.wcrfm.org.uk/
Contact Details
By Phone : 01985 300898
Email: studio@wcrfm.org.uk
Fantasy Radio – Devizes
Fantasy Radio started in 1995 as an experiment in radio and was granted a full licence on the 1st April 2011.
Fantasy Radio plays great music from across the decades throughout the day, with specialist music programmes every evening – including country, classical, jazz, rock, new music and music from local artists. With links to the Wharf Theatre in Devizes, the station also showcases local theatrical talent in the Sunday Night Theatre feature.
FM Frequency
97 FM
Digital (DAB)
Unknown
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.fantasyradio.co.uk/
Contact Details
By Phone : Devizes 730555
Text: FANTASY + your message to 07786 206
Contact Form on Site

Kik Radio – Corsham
Kik Radio broadcasts online and via mobile app 24/7 from Corsham’s Pound Arts Centre. The radio station launched in November 2013. Kik Radio offers music programming, radio training courses, DJ training courses, music production and band workshops.
FM Frequency
NA
Digital (DAB)
NA
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.kikradio.com
Contact Details
Contact Form on Site
Chippenham FM – Chippenham

Chippenham FM broadcast online 24/7 with a mixture of live broadcasting and pre-recorded shows. Presenters include Andy Thatcher (station head), Brian Reid, a new music fan, and Mary Land, who broadcasts on Friday nights.
The station broadcasts interviews with local people, local news, traffic updates, events and local bands. The station is also closely involved with ChippFest, the 10 day Chippenham Musical festival.
Digital (DAB)
Unknown
Online
Yes via the website – http://www.chippenhamfm.com/
Contact Details
Phone – 07950 842365
Text – 07950 842365
Email – info@chippenhamfm.com

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