Connect FM is the local radio station for East Northamptonshire and surrounding areas. We broadcast from transmitters in Geddington on 107.4FM, Wellingborough on 97.2FM, Peterborough on 106.8FM and online at ConnectFM.Com. We also broadcast on DAB Digital Radio

News Bulletin Schedule

Connect FM broadcasts bespoke local news and sports bulletins for Northamptonshire and Peterborough at the following times:-

Weekdays:  Hourly from 0600 to 1900 and on the half hour during weekday breakfast at 0630, 0730 and 0830.

Weekends:  Hourly from 0800 to 1100 inclusive.

Local news bulletins comprise a mix of local items and the main national and international stories at the time.

National News is broadcast on the hour at other times.

News Team

Carlo Fiorentino is the News Editor at Connect FM. The Group News Director is Martin Harris. Georgina Baxter and Paul Hutton work as journalists.

The team can be contacted directly on 01536 486980 or emailed directly at news@connectfm.com. You can also contact our Southend office on 01702 455061 or email news@radioessex.com

Programme Schedule

To see a copy of the latest Programme Schedule, click the Programme Schedule

Automated Programming

Sometimes, usually only during off peak periods, the output you hear on Connect FM is pre-recorded or automated.

  • Daily: 1000 – 1500, 1800-0600 and at Weekends

Connect FM Northamptonshire and Connect FM Peterborough share programmes but can opt out if neccesary.

Station Playlist

Connect FM plays “just great songs” – a selection of great music from the late 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s

For information about music, please contact Mark Jeeves, Programme Controller, email mark.jeeves@connectfm.com

Ofcom Localness Guidelines

To view information from Ofcom visit http://www.ofcom.org.uk/

Station Contact Details

Connect FM

55 Headlands

Kettering

Northants

NN15 7EU

Station Format

View our format here

How To Complain

Any complaints made are logged immediately with an acknowledgement receipt issued to the complainant within 24 hours. The details are then passed on to the relevant department. We will aim to resolve any complaint within 10 working days. If under any circumstances a solution to the complaint can not be agreed, a further complaint can be made with Ofcom. For advertising complaints, if we can not find a solution, the complaint can be taken up with ASA.

People who wish to complain about anything regarding the station or it’s features can do so in the following ways:

1. Submit your complaint direct to Mark Jeeves, Programme Controller at the following address:

55 Headlands, Kettering, Northants, NN15 7EY

Or email mark.jeeves@connectfm.com

Or

2. Directly to Ofcom. Visit http://www.ofcom.org.uk for more information