ON AIR: 6pm-9pm
SHOW: Thank You for the Music
YOU’LL HEAR: The “What’s On” Diary, Community Profile and a mix of modern pop music.
Born in Lancashire and brought up in Northern Ireland, I have lived in Thurso since 1960. I am married with two grown-up children and my wife Barbara is Treasurer for CFM.
I retired from Dounreay in 2012 where I worked as a design engineer and project manager.
As well as being a presenter at CFM I am also vice-chairman of the company. I’ve been with the station since the first full-time transmissions in 1998 and been a presenter for most of the time since, initially running a Saturday pop/rock show called the ‘11th Hour’. Those early days were great fun, modifying the portacabins we were donated and things like roof maintenance.
I also do the Community Profile, a 15-minute interview slot with local charities and other items of community interest.
My musical interests span from classical to blues.
I am one of the small band of handymen and women who can be seen, usually on a Sunday, on the heights of Ormlie keeping the station maintained, a seemingly never-ending task.
I am a community activist, and when not broadcasting, help to run Thurso Youth Club and the Rotary Club of Thurso amongst other charities.
I enjoy family holidays, camping, hill-walking, gardening and cooking – and I play the guitar very badly.
Oh! and politics: I was a Thurso councillor for 13 years between 1999 – 2007 and 2012 – 2017.
ON AIR: 9pm-11pm
SHOW: Miller Time
YOU’LL HEAR: Michael’s selection of late evening music