Public File

    Contact Us
    Actual Radio is the local commercial radio station for North East Essex. Broadcasting from our studios in Colchester across Essex on DAB. We always welcome comments and feedback from our listeners.

    Actual Radio's Director/Owner is Pete Chapman.

    News Bulletin Schedule
    Actual Radio broadcasts national news and weather hourly and on the half hour in Breakfast and Drivetime. Our news is provided by Radio News Hub.

    Programme Schedule
    To see a copy of the latest programme schedule for Actual Radio click here.

    Recorded / Voice Tracked Programming Sometimes what you hear on Actual Radio is recorded or voice tracked. Generally, we aim to be live, but there are times when some shows may be recorded or voice tracked.

    Station Playlist
    Our playlist is pre-scheduled weekly, for all enquiries regarding our playlist, please contact

    Station Contact Details
    Actual Radio Ltd
    15 Queen Street
    CO1 2PH

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