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Chillout

The Chillout Zone

00:00 - 01:00

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The Chillout Zone

End your day the Lazy B way!

Lush Love Songs and Chill Out Tunes, friendly banter, requests, and interaction via The Lazy Lounge during The Sunday Show. 

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Sonny’s Jukebox

01:00 - 07:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

07:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Gossip

Your Daily Drop

10:00 - 12:00

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Your Daily Drop

George Heron

The only place to relax with a hot coffee, strong tea or cream Latte. Listen in each day  for your daily drop of good music and gossip. 

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Sonny’s Jukebox

12:00 - 16:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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80s

80s Drivetime

16:00 - 19:00

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80s Drivetime

Getting You Home Safe, Sound & Stress Free.

80's Drivetime is a daily show with news, views, traffic & travel and the best tracks the 80's has to offer.  Regular features and competitions make the 80's drivetime your unmissable show to accompany your journey home.

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70s

Seventies Hits

19:00 - 20:00

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Seventies Hits

Uninterrupted music from the seventies. A decade of classic hits for you to enjoy on Sonnet Radio.

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Chillout

The Chillout Zone

22:00 - 00:00

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The Chillout Zone

End your day the Lazy B way!

Lush Love Songs and Chill Out Tunes, friendly banter, requests, and interaction via The Lazy Lounge during The Sunday Show. 

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Sonny’s Jukebox

00:00 - 07:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

07:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Gossip

Your Daily Drop

10:00 - 12:00

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Your Daily Drop

George Heron

The only place to relax with a hot coffee, strong tea or cream Latte. Listen in each day  for your daily drop of good music and gossip. 

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Charity & Community

Charity Tuesday

12:00 - 14:00

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Charity Tuesday

The Charity & Community Show

Sonnet Radio are delighted to announce that Charity Tuesday has Joined forces with us to keep you up to date with the latest South Cheshire charity & community news.

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Sonny’s Jukebox

14:00 - 16:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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80s

80s Drivetime

16:00 - 19:00

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80s Drivetime

Getting You Home Safe, Sound & Stress Free.

80's Drivetime is a daily show with news, views, traffic & travel and the best tracks the 80's has to offer.  Regular features and competitions make the 80's drivetime your unmissable show to accompany your journey home.

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Eurovision

The Eurovision Show

19:00 - 20:00

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The Eurovision Show

Love the Eurovision Song Contest? Relive the magic every week!

The Eurovision Show is a weekly radio programme, designed to celebrate the music of Eurovision past and present. 

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80s

The Perfect 80s

20:00 - 22:00

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The Perfect 80s

Tune in for some 80's belters!

Get ready for the best tracks live from somewhere a few decades ago!  The Perfect 80's crammed full of  80's classics. 80's gear is not required, but highly encouraged! So get those luminous colours and leg warmers at the ready!

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Chillout

The Chillout Zone

22:00 - 00:00

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The Chillout Zone

End your day the Lazy B way!

Lush Love Songs and Chill Out Tunes, friendly banter, requests, and interaction via The Lazy Lounge during The Sunday Show. 

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Sonny’s Jukebox

00:00 - 07:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

07:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Gossip

Your Daily Drop

10:00 - 12:00

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Your Daily Drop

George Heron

The only place to relax with a hot coffee, strong tea or cream Latte. Listen in each day  for your daily drop of good music and gossip. 

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Sonny’s Jukebox

12:00 - 16:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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80s

80s Drivetime

16:00 - 19:00

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80s Drivetime

Getting You Home Safe, Sound & Stress Free.

80's Drivetime is a daily show with news, views, traffic & travel and the best tracks the 80's has to offer.  Regular features and competitions make the 80's drivetime your unmissable show to accompany your journey home.

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90s

Nineties Hits

19:00 - 20:00

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Nineties Hits

Enjoy the Nineties with Sonny

Uninterrupted music from the nineties. A decade of classic nineties hits for you to enjoy on Sonnet Radio.

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70s

Seventies Hits

20:00 - 22:00

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Seventies Hits

Uninterrupted music from the seventies. A decade of classic hits for you to enjoy on Sonnet Radio.

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Chillout

The Chillout Zone

22:00 - 00:00

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The Chillout Zone

End your day the Lazy B way!

Lush Love Songs and Chill Out Tunes, friendly banter, requests, and interaction via The Lazy Lounge during The Sunday Show. 

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Pop

Sonny’s Jukebox

00:00 - 07:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

07:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Gossip

Your Daily Drop

10:00 - 12:00

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Your Daily Drop

George Heron

The only place to relax with a hot coffee, strong tea or cream Latte. Listen in each day  for your daily drop of good music and gossip. 

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Pop

Sonny’s Jukebox

12:00 - 16:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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80s

80s Drivetime

16:00 - 19:00

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80s Drivetime

Getting You Home Safe, Sound & Stress Free.

80's Drivetime is a daily show with news, views, traffic & travel and the best tracks the 80's has to offer.  Regular features and competitions make the 80's drivetime your unmissable show to accompany your journey home.

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Country

The Country Mile

19:00 - 20:00

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The Country Mile

Today's Traditional Country Music on Sonnet Radio.

The Country Mile is a weekly radio show, playing mainly the best of new and current traditional Country music.

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90s

The Ultimate 90s

20:00 - 23:00

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The Ultimate 90s

Taking you back to the 90's

The Ultimate 90s is dedicated to all the best tracks of the decade. Regular features include 'Love It or Loathe It' and 'The Mystery Chart'.

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Chillout

The Chillout Zone

23:00 - 00:00

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The Chillout Zone

End your day the Lazy B way!

Lush Love Songs and Chill Out Tunes, friendly banter, requests, and interaction via The Lazy Lounge during The Sunday Show. 

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Pop

Sonny’s Jukebox

00:00 - 07:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

07:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Gossip

Your Daily Drop

10:00 - 12:00

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Your Daily Drop

George Heron

The only place to relax with a hot coffee, strong tea or cream Latte. Listen in each day  for your daily drop of good music and gossip. 

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Pop

Sonny’s Jukebox

12:00 - 16:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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80s

80s Drivetime

16:00 - 19:00

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80s Drivetime

Getting You Home Safe, Sound & Stress Free.

80's Drivetime is a daily show with news, views, traffic & travel and the best tracks the 80's has to offer.  Regular features and competitions make the 80's drivetime your unmissable show to accompany your journey home.

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80s

Eighties Hits

19:00 - 21:00

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Eighties Hits

Enjoy the Eighties with Sonny

Uninterrupted music from the eighties. A decade of classic hits for you to enjoy on Sonnet Radio.

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Dance

That Friday Feeling

21:00 - 00:00

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That Friday Feeling

The 'Feel Good' end to your Friday - 'In the Mix'

Join the Michalin Man for the best in Trance, Dance, House and Hardcore. Get that Friday Feeling with our ever hyper presenter in the mix!

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Sonny’s Jukebox

00:00 - 08:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

08:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Sonny’s Jukebox

10:00 - 14:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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80s

80s Chart Show

14:00 - 16:00

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80s Chart Show

Get Your Fix of the 80's Charts!

The 80's Chart Show counts down the UK top 20 singles from this weeks date, but from 2 different years of the 80’s. 

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Disco

Disco’s Revenge

18:00 - 20:00

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Disco’s Revenge

Disco, Modern Soul, Groove and Funk

Disco's Revenge Show is 2 hours full of Disco, Modern Soul, Groove and Funk basically if it got you on the dance floor in the 70s and the 80s Ian P will be playing it!

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Dance

Club Sonnet

20:00 - 22:00

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Club Sonnet

Bringing the Club to you!

Club Sonnet. Playing floor fillers and club classics 'in the mix' from the 70’s to today. Your name is always on the guestlist at Club Sonnet!

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Dance

Dance Party Weekly

22:00 - 00:00

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Dance Party Weekly

Start your Saturday night the right way!

The Dance Party Weekly is a syndicated radio show, specialising in commercial dance/house music from the last 30 years

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Dance Party Weekly

00:00 - 01:00

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Dance Party Weekly

Start your Saturday night the right way!

The Dance Party Weekly is a syndicated radio show, specialising in commercial dance/house music from the last 30 years

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Sonny’s Jukebox

01:00 - 08:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Breakfast

08:00 - 10:00

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Breakfast

Start your day the right way!

Start Your day the right way with some sunshine on your radio!  Tune in to the breakfast show every day for your fix of great music, news, star interviews and regular features

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Sonny’s Jukebox

10:00 - 15:00

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Sonny’s Jukebox

You Choose The Music!

Did you know you could choose the music played on Sonnet Radio? Well you can! During any of the Sonny's Jukebox programmes in the schedule, you can choose the music you want to hear from our database and Sonny will play it for you!

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Eurovision

The Eurovision Show

15:00 - 16:00

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The Eurovision Show

Love the Eurovision Song Contest? Relive the magic every week!

The Eurovision Show is a weekly radio programme, designed to celebrate the music of Eurovision past and present. 

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Country

The Country Mile

16:00 - 17:00

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The Country Mile

Today's Traditional Country Music on Sonnet Radio.

The Country Mile is a weekly radio show, playing mainly the best of new and current traditional Country music.

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80s

80s Chart Show

17:00 - 19:00

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80s Chart Show

Get Your Fix of the 80's Charts!

The 80's Chart Show counts down the UK top 20 singles from this weeks date, but from 2 different years of the 80’s. 

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Quiz

The Sunday Quiz

19:00 - 21:00

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The Sunday Quiz

Rach G & Jay C

Join Sonnet for a Quiz to round off the week! It’s only for fun, but be as competitive as you dare! Pens & Paper at the ready!

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80s

The Perfect 80s Extra

21:00 - 22:00

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The Perfect 80s Extra

Get your 80's fix on Sonnet Radio!

Get ready for the best tracks from the best decade all in one place!  The Perfect 80's Extra is a show packed full of classic 80's tracks.

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Chillout

The Chillout Zone

22:00 - 00:00

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The Chillout Zone

End your day the Lazy B way!

Lush Love Songs and Chill Out Tunes, friendly banter, requests, and interaction via The Lazy Lounge during The Sunday Show. 

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Meet The tEAM

DISCOVER A BIT ABOUT THE PEOPLE THAT MAKE THE MAGIC HAPPEN

Paul Kazam

Paul Kazam

Paul is an award-winning Comedy Family Entertainer, Specialising in Magic and Comedy Entertainment. He is often seen at Functions up and down the country with his sidekick Monty the Monkey and Bubbles the Rabbit. When Paul is not on Stage, Being a 70’s baby he has a love for Music, Especially the 80’s and 90’s which saw Paul DJ’ing in some of the biggest clubs in Essex and London, with […]

Jay C

Jay C

Born 1974, the youngest child of the family I was introduced to a wide variety of music from a young age, from the likes of Donna Summer, Joy Division, Tubeway Army/Gary Numan, ABBA, The Bee Gees & The Carpenters to name just a few. At around 10yrs of age I was given a second hand record player & my first ever 7" vinyl which was "Clout - Substitute". I played […]

Stephanie Jay

Stephanie Jay

Hi everyone, I'm Stephanie Jay, founder & presenter of several shows on Sonnet Radio.  I've worked in community radio at several stations, including being programme controller for Sonnet FM back in '99 I've presented shows on hospital radio and DJ'd at several local pubs & clubs over the years. During lockdown (whichever one it was - they all rolled into one), a lot of people I knew were trying to […]

Rach G

Rach G

I was born in 1978 and have always been very interested in music since as far back as I can remember. It all started when I first saw Ultravox performing vienna on top of the pops when I was very young, from then on that era has stuck with me ever since. From day one I soaked up different types of music like a sponge and have a very varied […]

Dave Watkins

Dave Watkins

Dave started broadcasting on local community radio in Frome, Somerset, in 2010, first of all with a sports show, then a Blues show, which won a national award in 2014. He also hosted various other programs including the Breakfast Show and Prog and Rock shows too. In 2016, he was able to set up a small home studio and created the show. Dave has recently been listed in the Academy […]

Lazy B

Lazy B

Bio Coming Soon......

Piers Mettrick

Piers Mettrick

Piers worked in a number of jobs over the years but trained as Chef in the 80s and worked in hotels for a number of years. He always had a passion for Music and Radio since working on Hospital Radio. He was then lucky enough to work on a number of Commercial Station across the UK. In between cooking & radio, he also found the urge to act in later […]

Stuart Boughey aka The Michalin Man

Stuart Boughey aka The Michalin Man

Hello Firstly let me introduce myself I'm Stuart Boughey, also known as The Michalin Man - or Double M. I'm a high energy person lots of fun and laughs to be had in any room I enter. I've had many many years of radio and DJ Experience throughout Cheshire. I'm born to entertain and love my 90's tunes, classic trance and them cheesy delights. Raised in Crewe but now settle […]

Simon Harding

Simon Harding

Simon spent the best part of 15 years working in local commercial radio across the Midlands in the UK. Since leaving full time radio he spent a good deal of time exploring other pursuits, including starting his own business, before eventually coming full circle to find himself working as a freelance voice over artist and radio presenter. The Eurovision Show is a labour of love – and a way to […]

Evo

Evo

Bio Coming Soon......

Sonny

Sonny

Sonny is our ever reliable, friendly autoDJ!  Sonny fills the airwaves when our presenters are asleep or doing other important stuff!  He will even play you your favourite songs from his collection!

Angela Cox

Angela Cox

I'm Ange C, born in 1974 in Crewe, Cheshire and grew up listening to 50's, 60's and 70's music that my parents liked to listen to. At the age of 7 I became a member of the Shakin' Stevens fan club and around the same time became interested in the New Romantics and 80's pop - I would record songs on my "ghetto blaster" from the charts every Sunday and […]

Lee Everest

Lee Everest

Lee Everest is a radio presenter based in the UK and has over three years’ experience working on live radio, for community stations as well as pre recording and voice tracking shows,

Community Blog

OUR LATEST COMMUNITY NEWS STORIES

Community News

Local Radio Day 2021

Sonnet Radio are delighted to announce that we are taking part in Local Radio Day 2021 #localradioday. Join us in celebrating the theme ‘Love your place’ on Friday 15th October. Background Local Radio Day was created by UKRD in 2015 and handed over to Local Radio Alliance ahead of Local Radio Day 2019. Last year saw the theme ‘Communities making waves: turning the tide on isolation’ and, despite lockdown, was […]

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Community News

Haslington Craft and Gift Fair

Cafo at Haslington Craft and Gift Fairs - 11th Sep 21 Cafo (Cheshire animal fundraising organisation) were the chosen featured charity today (11th September 2021), along with Chance Changing Lives at Yoxall Village Hall, Haslington for the monthly charity gift and craft fair.Cafo raised £474.18 in total!! Cafo are currently raising money to help to pay a large vet bill for a cat called Acer who suffered a broken pelvis […]

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What's On Guide

YOUR CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS IN AND AROUND SOUTH CHESHIRE

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