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Nigel started his DJ career working many of the top nightclubs in the NW in the 80's.


In 1990 he finally got his first big radio gig at Rock FM doing overnights.

From there he worked at Kit Kat Radio, The Bay, Lancaster for 7 years before a move to Radio Wave.

Nigel also worked at Lakeland Radio & of late Sandgrounder Radio.


Becoming well known in the NW, Nigel worked every show from weekday breakfast to outside broadcasts.


He even appeared on Sky TV featuring him working his magic in a live radio studio! 

Nigel will be hosting the weekday Breakfast show 7-12

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Lived on the Fylde coast all his life and a qualified Chartered Accountant, Ben's love of music is second to none.

From the 80's up to date, Ben knowledge helps Sands Radio compile our music output. 

Injecting his business experience and youth into the radio stations structure, along with his love of music, has made him one of the key players in the stations success.

Ben can be heard on the Drive Show weekdays 3-6pm

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Ian Fortt Sung as half of an Everly Brothers tribute for 23 years after appearing on stars in their eyes, appearing in the UK's biggest venues including St David’s hall in wales and the O2 and the S.E.C.C in Scotland.


Often seen on the screens appearing as an extra in Waterloo Road, Shameless, often in the Rovers with a pint in Corrie and Hollyoaks.....and was the janitor in the BBC's CBBC's ‘ So Awkward’.


Ian is a man of many talents from doing Voice overs along with the fact of selling hundreds of paintings worldwide!

Ian presents Saturdays 12-2

and Sundays 9-1pm

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John Pye is well known in the Northwest working on many of the regions radio stations.

He has worked at Rock FM, Radio Wave, Lakeland Radio, Smooth Radio to name a few, John loves the Fylde Coast and northwest.

You can listen to John on a Sunday Lunchtime 12-2 on Sands Radio.

With bags of radio experience and presentation variation, John is excited to be joining the Sands Radio presenters team.

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United Kingdom DJ of the year and North West DJ of the year and Sony Radio Presenter nominated, making the art of playing records with entertainment and showmanship cool and hip like Sinatra / Deano / Sammy / Buble, and of course his showbiz pal Mr Robbie Williams.....

Pep was 7 yrs old sat on the ballroom stage steps at Pontins Middleton Towers Morecambe watching the legendary Harry Bence Orchestra Swing. From that moment the showbizz bug had got him. With a childhood up bringing of Butlins and Pontins holiday camps their was never going to be any lows, just hi-de-hi's.... 


He once wrote to Mr Peter Stringfellow for DJ advice when i had just left school, he loved my initiative and personally invited me down to the London Hippodrome for an all expenses paid weekend - now that's entertainment!!!!

Pep has appeared on many TV shows including 'The Weakest Link', The Hit Man & Her, May The Best House Win and Come Dine with Me

I well know radio presenter in the NW and Lake District on the The Bay, Pep will add a whole lot of fun and even more positive vibes to the Sands Radio team.

What does PEP stand for Positive Energy Person.


Keep an eye out for Pep here at Sands Radio especially when we are out and about on the Fylde Coast.