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About BBC Radio Wiltshire

What is BBC Radio Wiltshire?

BBC Radio Wiltshire is the BBC's local radio station covering the county. It broadcasts a mix of local news, information, conversation, music and entertainment, reflecting life in the area.

What is the remit of BBC Radio Wiltshire?

The station offers a range of news and information about the editorial area along with national and international news. The programmes range from 90 minutes speech on the weekday breakfast show through to an afternoon mix of celebrities, local people and places of interest.

BBC Radio Wiltshire reflects local sport with football commentaries on every Swindon Town game, plus reports on a range of other sporting activities. If it's happening in Wiltshire, you're bound to hear about it on one of our programmes.

Although most of our listeners are over 50, the station aims to appeal to anyone who is interested in the editorial area.

If you wish to comment further on the remit of BBC local radio, you can contact BBC Feedback or BBC Complaints.

History of BBC Radio Wiltshire

BBC Radio Wiltshire was launched on April 4th 1989. It wasn’t long before the station developed a large and loyal following which it still enjoys. The style and sound of the station has changed over the years, but listeners remain at the heart of all we do.

How to listen

103.5FM (Salisbury & South Wiltshire) 103.6FM (Swindon) 104.3FM (Central, North & West Wiltshire) 104.9FM (Marlborough area) and DAB Digital.

Listen online too via


Breaking news, story ideas or general enquiries:

Main switchboard: 080 00 283 366

News desk: 01793 513652

To Contact the team on-air, please telephone:

Studio: 080 00 283 366

Travel desk: 03459 513366

Text: 81333 and start the message with "Wiltshire". You will be charged at your standard message rate.




To submit a "what's on" to be read out on-air, email

WhatsApp: You can message us on 08000 321 333 starting your message with Wiltshire.

To contact BBC Radio Wiltshire by post:

BBC Radio Wiltshire

56/58 Prospect Place