Public File

Ofcom, the regulators of radio in the UK require every radio station to publish and keep up-to-date a ‘Public File’ to let you know what the station is required to broadcast as part of it’s licence. The links below comprise the Bro Radio Public File.


Bro Radio is proud to provide local news for the people of the Vale of Glamorgan during daytime programming. Local news is produced at our studios in Barry by a team of volunteer newsreaders.

In addition Bro Radio’s national news is provided by Radio News Hub and is broadcast 24 hours a day.

Below is our schedule for bulletins:

Monday to Friday:

National News:

On the hour, 24 hours a day.

Local News:

Monday – Friday:

06:30, 07:30, 8:30, 9:30, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:30, 17:30 and 18:30.


7:00, 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00 and 17:00.


9:00, 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00 and 15:00.

On a daily basis, we ensure our listeners are kept up to date with the latest incidents in the Vale of Glamorgan. From police and fire operations to council updates and cold weather information, our team works to make sure the people of the Vale of Glamorgan know all about the issues which affect them.


View our latest news click here


View our program schedule click here


About our Station

Bro Radio is ‘The Station that loves the Vale’ and as such is highly focused on local issues and has a high level of community involvement.

Bro Radio is registered as a Community Interst Company, with all profits generated from station activities being used to fund training, volunteering and educational activities within our broadcast area.

We offer a free service to listeners to advertise their clubs and events each hour when we deliver our ‘What’s On’ guide and local charities, organisations and groups are able to promote their services on air free of charge through Geoff & Guests which broadcasts weekday between 10am & 12pm.

Frequent roadshows at major public events throughout the summer months also allow the radio station to have a public ‘face’ and make contact with the audience.



Bro Radio plays music our listeners know and love, from the 1980’s to the best of today’s current hits. Specialist musical features enhance our listeners experience of the station during the evenings and weekends.

Example Playlist:

Blur – Girls and Boys

Ed Sheeran – Sing

Natalie Imbrulia – Torn

The Feeling – Fill my world

Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Paul Simon – You can call me al

Madonna – La Isla Bonita

Zara Larson – Lush Life


Station Contact Details

Getting in touch with Bro Radio is easy:

Studio – 01446 420 593
Office – 01446 420 681
Email –

Studio Text Line – 82010
Start your message with the word ‘BRO’ Texts charged at 25p + Standard Network Charge

Bro Radio

YMCA Barry

Court Road


CF63 4EE

Managing Director – Clive Slilver
Operations Director – Nathan Spackman



We want to hear from you if you are unhappy with anything you hear on air or read on our website. We will do our best to resolve any issues for you.

If you would like to contact Bro Radio to make a complaint please call us on 01446 420 681 during office hours. Office hours are Monday to Friday 9:00 to 5:30. We endeavour to address your queries as quickly and efficiently as possible.

If you feel that your issue has not been fully addressed, you may contact Ofcom.

Ofcom is the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communications industries, with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services.

Legal Information:

Name & Registered Office:

Vale of Glamorgan Broaadcasting CIC


Court Road


CF63 4EE

Company No: 6071362
Ofcom Licence CR0122