of radio ships

and war time


                                                               pirate of the 70s

    to land based


Our Presenters

Barry Town


Station Manager/Presenter


Station Manager, Barry Town, born in 1959 has a keen interest in the history of radio in the United Kingdom, His love of the offshore pirate radio has influenced his musical tastes over the years, listening to stations like Radio North Sea, Radio Seagull and of course Radio Caroline, to name a few. His musical taste is varied, but has a great fondness for the music of the 1970s as well as  gospel music, which reflects his faith. He has a keen sense of humour which is often apparent in his programs.

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Dec La Rayson


Station Presenter


Dec grew up in the 80’s against a backdrop of post punk, new wave and new romantic musical influences to feed his healthy appetite for music. He still counts The Alarm, U2 and REM as his top 3 bands and also has a soft spot for the early 80’s mod revival scene, especially Two Tone and Stiff Records tracks.

Join Dec on a journey Around the Eighties and on Drivetime 2.0 each day.


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James Bell


Station Presenter


James Bell is both the newest and youngest presenter on the station, having graduated from being the studio cats' Personal Assistant to becoming Co-Presenter on the new rebooted Drivetime 2.0 with Dec.  James is an accomplished multi instrument musician playing lead, rhythm, acoustic and bass guitar, drums and he has been known to dabble on the keys too.  His musical influences are as varied as classic rock, modern day worship and 80's music and his favourite artists are as diverse as Green Day, Coldplay, Matt Redman, Stuart Townend, Runrig and McFly.  Catch him at 09:00 and 15:00 -  it's fun and games with Dec and James every day.

Paul Leader

Paul Leader


Station Presenter & Greenbelt Correspondent


Paul, born and raised in Suffolk, now lives in the Rhondda Valleys, South Wales, with his wife Allison and four grown boys. Formerly a Pastor, for nearly 20 years, Paul now works in the chilled aisles in his local Asda. Paul's life revolves around music, his family and even more music. Raised on punk and new wave, but now loving a huge array of styles and artists. Personal faves being U2, Snow Patrol, Marillion, the Violet Burning, Coldplay, The Choir and Nick Cave amongst many others. Paul has regularly attended the Greenbelt Festival since 1986, and likes nothing more than delving into it's past for Greenbelt Gold.