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The Mix 96 Public File

It is a regulatory requirement that commercial radio stations in the UK hold a Public File.
The information and links below comprise the Public File for Mix 96, more information about the Public File obligation can be found at www.ofcom.org.uk.

Format: Formats are regulatory documents issued to Ofcom license holders; they outline what is required of each radio station's programming. The format for Mix 96 is also available on the Ofcom website.

Contact Details:

Mix 96
Friars Square Studios
Bourbon Street
HP20 2PZ

Registered Office: Carn Brea Studios, Barncoose Industrial Estate, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3RQ
Registered in England & Wales:

Telephone: Main Switchboard 01296 399396       Studio/ Competition Line 01296 393396

Managing Director: Max Hailey

Content Controller: Wes Venn

News Editor: Dan Gooding

Head of Digital: Chris Maskery

Operational Information:

Transmission: Mix 96 automates some of its programming using computer technology. Automation may also occur during significant public holidays.
Local production: All programming on Mix 96 is produced and presented locally from our studios in Aylesbury.

Programme Schedule:


  • 6 - 10          Breakfast Show
  • 10 - 2          Nathan Cooper
  • 2 - 3            The Oldies Hour
  • 3 - 7            Drivetime
  • 7 - 12          More Music Mix


  • 7 - 11          George Kay
  • 11 – 3         Nia Visser
  • 3 - 6            Wes Venn
  • 6 - 12          Saturday Night Party Anthems


  • 8 – 12         George Kay
  • 12 - 4          Ben Moseby
  • 4 - 12          More Music Mix

Local Information and Support:

Regular traffic news and weather reports are on air every hour throughout daytime hours. We also provide our What’s On and our Music Events guide as additional services to our listeners.

News Contact Information:

News Editor: Chris Maskery. If you have a news story for us call 01296 399396 or email Chris: chris.maskery@mix96.co.uk See our latest stories.

We have locally generated news bulletins on the hour from 6am to 6pm Monday to Friday with headlines at 6.30am, 7.30am, 8.30am, 4.30pm and 5.30pm.

At weekends our local bulletins run from 8am to 1pm. At all other times we carry national and international news on the hour from Sky News.


Ofcom, the Office of Communications are the independent regulator and competition authority for the UK communication industry with responsibilities across television, radio, telecommunications and wireless communications services.

For more info on Ofcom click here.

If you have a complaint about something you have heard on Mix 96 in the first instance you should contact our Deputy Programme Controller, Wes Venn Tel: 01296 399396 or contact Wes.

You can also complain to Ofcom. To do this visit the Complaints Area on the Ofcom website.


Mix 96 plays a melodic adult contemporary style of music which allows us to play a big variety of songs. There are categories that represent music from the 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's and the 2000 decades, as well as recurrent songs and the latest ‘play listed' music which highlights the most popular music of today.

An example of a workday hour follows:

Song 1 Grace - You Don't Own Me
Song 2
Olly Murs - Dance With Me Tonight
Song 3
Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal
Song 4
SIA - Cheap Thrills
Song 5
Shakespears Sister - Stay
Song 6
Erasure - A Little Respect
Song 7
Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me
Song 8
Katy Perry - Firework
Song 9
Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round
Song 10
Alan Walker - Faded
Song 11
B52's - Love Shack
Song 12
Adele - Someone Like You

Mix 96 Soundcheck:

Mix 96 recognises that playing the favourite music of our listeners is paramount to the success of our music mix. For this reason, we have a Soundcheck to which listeners can join via the website by clicking here. On a regular basis, listeners who have signed up will be invited by an email to take part in a music survey where they get to hear the ‘hooks' of a selection of songs. A member of the Soundcheck has the chance to say whether it is a song they love, like or dislike and are also asked as to whether they feel the songs are heard too much or too little. We react accordingly by using this data to decide whether certain songs should be played or not, or whether their rotation should be reduced, or indeed in some instances, increased.