Presenters

Pat Norris

Pat presents Worth A Watch, the film review and news show, every Thursday from 6pm.

Matthew Davidge

Matthew presents Saturday Mornings with Matthew from 7am until 10am with a variety of celebrity guests and features.

Ray Bowles

Ray presents the three hour M40 Show on Friday evenings from 4pm, as well as the Dead Good Show (covering all things post punk on Tuesday from 5pm) and Ray’s Riot Punk Show from 5pm on Wednesday.

Joe Feeley

Our “roving reporter” if back with a weekly one hour show.

Tune in to the Feel Good Show every Thursday at 5pm.

David Grimshaw and Daniel Groves

David and Daniel present Mix and Mash Show every Monday from 7pm until 9pm.

Beverley Drummond

Dynamic, creative, loves a good tune. Believes in the importance of community and connection.

Beverley also runs a card making class to encourage health and well being.

Martha Kelly

Frontwoman of The Strangerz, and receptionist Martha presents Is This It? the last Monday of every month and plays her favourite new Manchester acts, interspersed with tracks spanning all music genres, and an interview with an upcoming Manchester creative.

Joe Figueira

Joe presents the Lunchtime with Joe show every Monday afternoon and Saturday Dance and Club Music on Saturday evening.

John Cannon

John Cannon presents Multi Mix every Tuesday 12noon until 2pm.

I have worked in North Manchester as a Police Community Support Officer for the last sixteen years and retired in November. Making a lot of friends and community contacts which I feeI I can put into use through volunteering on the radio .
I will be putting out community safety issues and crime prevention advice along with a multi mix of great music.

Timmy Towers

Timmy Towers presents “OUR FRIENDS ELECTRIC” every Monday from 5-7pm, with a repeat on Wednesdays at 7-9pm.

Featuring electronic music of every genre and decade – from pop music to soundtracks, experimental music and beyond. 

The show also features new music from established and unsigned artists, so if you are making your own electronic music, drop us a line at timmytowersshow@gmail.com and get your tunes out there! 

Timmy has previously presented on BBC Radio Manchester and Oldham Community Radio, and has a background as both a music producer and film maker. He writes and directs his own productions and shoots music videos for bands, as well as making his own music with vintage synths and drum machines.

Timmy is also a photographer and writer, film expert and quiz buff…and once lived in a haunted house!

Contact: timmytowersshow@gmail.com

Johnnie Dawson

Johnny has been a professional DJ for over 30 years and is coming up for his 10th year as the presenter of the ever popular Mid Morning Magic which goes out everyTuesday and Thursday morning from 10am until 12noon.

Hannah Kate

Hannah Kate is a Crumpsall-based writer and editor. She presents Hannah’s Bookshelf, a weekly literature show, and A Helping of History, which is all about North Manchester local history. Hannah has had short stories and poems published in a number of magazines and anthologies. Her fiction is best described as ‘dark’ fiction, and it often has a Manchester setting. From September 2018, Hannah will be writer-in-residence at Clayton Hall, combining her loves of creative writing and local history. You can find out more about Hannah’s work on her website: hannahkate.net

John Bailey (Jukebox John Bailey)

John Bailey has lived in Moston for over 30 years, just retired from Co-op Bank, John presents the 60’s Jukebox Friday nights 7pm -9pm. In the show he plays large hits, small hits, non chart records, B sides and requests.

If you would like a request of a 60’s track, email 60jukebox@gmail.com and it will be played. John also promotes local sport fixtures including Manchester Rangers Rugby Team and is a season ticket holder at FC United of Manchester. John has had a varied career, he has worked down a Mine, was employed for 2 years at Belle Vue, worked in Chemicals and worked at Mather & Platt. Having also had a passion for music and sharing it with an audience, John first wrote to Radio One in 1968 to become a DJ. John say’s “it took him till 2015 to fulfill his dreams” where he now produces and presents a weekly radio show here on North Manchester 106.6FM!!

Clarence Bennett

Clarence presents the Blues Show on Wednesdays from 12noon until 2pm and Double Cookin’ with Old Kiddio on Fridays from 2pm until 4pm.

Old Kiddio

Old Kiddio presents Roots, Rock, Reggae on Thursdays from 2pm until 5pm (repeated on Saturdays from 7pm).

He also co-presents Double Cookin’ with Clarence Bennett on Fridays from 2pm until 4pm.

Billy Belford

Billy presents Billy@Breakfast every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8am until 10am

Paul Green

Paul presents the JP Show every Monday morning from 10am until 12noon.
He also helps out with Friendly Friday, 10am until 12noon, with his wife Heather Green.

Heather Green

Heather presents The Friendly Friday show weekly on Fridays 10 am until 12noon. You can also catch Heather presenting The Gospel Hour every Sunday afternoon 3pm-4pm.

Abu – Bakr Ishtiaq

Abu is a co presenter and community reporter.
He often attends events and then broadcasts the content throughout the day on North Manchester FM.

Kierno

Kierno is a professional rock and roll singer based in the city of Manchester.

He has now joined us at North Manchester FM featuring signed and unsigned bands from all over the world!

You can find out more and get in touch with Kierno via his website at: https://kierno.uk

MK

MK (aka Martin Kirby) is a veteran of the music industry, having been in several bands as the Rhythm/ Lead guitarist: playing venues like Manchester Academy, Band on the Wall, and Night & Day Café. He has now moved across to apply his talents in Radio, bringing his northern charm and a fresh vibe with great music and special features.

The format of his two one-hour radio shows is to play great Chillax music whilst incorporating Mental Wellbeing features with interviews and promotions. Today more than ever it’s important to take time out for yourself and Martin’s shows are the perfect way to help you unwind. The shows go out Sunday and Monday 4-5pm.

Larry

Larry presents The Soulful Shack on Wednesdays at 9pm

The best of of Rare Soul, Northern and Motown. Playing ” across the board” tunes from the 60s and 70s.
Big Oldies, forgotten gems, overlooked and underplayed classics.

Colin Bayley

Host of Colin’s Jazz & Blues Show on Thursdays at 8pm, Colin has been a fan of jazz for over 45 years, and has seen many of the iconic legends of jazz live across Greater Manchester in the late 60’s and ’70s at venues such as the Manchester Sports Guild, The Black Lion Club in Salford, The Bamboo Club in Hazel Grove, The White Lion in Withington and the Free Trade Hall.