Pete joined the CandoFM team in Jan 2019 with lots of experience presenting with several hospital radio stations across the UK. His shows are a blend of carefully selected music throughout, with new and old from last 60 years interspersed with the new tracks Pete is also a big advocate for evolving or resurgent artists, […]
Coming from the American south, Mai Harrison made Cumbria home in 2009. Her love of the Furness area and the people who call it home inspired her to share her passion with the Cando FM community in 2018. She has been known to choreograph dance moves for her cats to the 80s classics and sings along to her favourite songs in the studio…badly.
Local celebrity Pete Murphy joined the CandoFM team early in 2019. Known throughout the area as a stalwart at Barrow Raiders, entertainer and for his breakfast show on a previous Barrow radio station AbbeyFM, Pete comes to us with a wealth of experience. Pete’s breakfast show ‘Murph in the Morning’ is the perfect way to start your work day with all the local information, entertainment news, chat and as always a great playlist.
I am passionate about Barrow and have a huge passion for music across all genres. Being a presenter for CandoFM really is a dream come true and I hope to play a positive role in helping the Station grow bigger and bigger, and with the quality presenters on the rota this really is an incredibly exciting time moving forward.
Steve is an entertainer in a duo NE1, but when not gigging around the country he decided to join the CandoFM team earlier in 2019. Steve presents 'Let's Talk Health with Steve Forster' talking with various guests from different organisations about health issues. Steve's other show 'Driver at Drivetime' supporting all things live music in the peninsula including having local musicians on his show to promote their music as well as giving all the local news and travel to get you home.
Andrea presents The Afternoon Show. With a love of all things lifestyle, she often has entertaining guests on the show and goes out and about with the portable recorder meeting the areas most interesting people. Andrea Williams has lived in the Furness area for 17 years. A teacher with 25 years’ experience, she taught Humanities for a few months at Dowdales School, Dalton and then, after a career break, taught Humanities and Classical Civilisation at Chetwynde School, Barrow. Andrea enjoys walking her two dogs in the beautiful Furness landscape, especially those walks that end in a café for a well-earned pot of tea and cake. She would describe her perfect day as a good walk with friends and an evening in the pub. Recently, Andrea enrolled in Leadership Training with the Girl Guides and helps out with a Rainbows Group in Urswick. She also likes to write in her spare time and is determined that 2019 will see her realise her ambition of becoming a published author.
Golden Apple Award Winner David Mitchell presents with Chris Wilson the MidWeek Moan show combining seamlessly chat and music.
In his younger days he was a volunteer at Radio Lonsdale where he worked as a runner on the iconic “Radio Bingo” show. (Its shouldn’t have worked, but it did!)
Justin is petrified of heights, mind you that's to be expected standing at just 5ft. He lives in Barrow with his family and pet Chinchilla and loves Barrow and the local area.
Famed for his love of Pizza, Bill has worked in the radio Industry for a lot of years, starting out in the mid 1980s, (Yes, he really is that old... OH NO HE'S NOT). When not entertaining people on the radio, Bill is a Taxi Driver as well as producer and voice over and he has an excellent sideline in corny jokes... Ask for them at your own risk!!! Bill joined CandoFM as its very first presenter back in 2010 when it was broadcast on the internet from a small room (The size of a cupboard) at Furness College. He has been with CandoFM since then and was also the first voice (along with Justin Cook) to present the very first show when CandoFM got awarded the FM licence. Bill and Justin both relaunched CandoFM from the new Studios in October 2018. Bill can usually be found behind a microphone somewhere and presents regular shows on CandoFM.
Yo People get your hands up in the air for the Johnny Bee house party every week on Saturdays 9pm to 11pm to get you in the mood for the weekend and dance the night away to some of the best dance out on the market. Don't miss out!
Chris joined CandoFM a few years ago and now presenters his show with his friend Dave Mitchell