‘Box 39’

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Thursday 20:00 21:00
Saturday 14:00 15:00

‘Box 39’ Thursdays 8-9pm & Saturdays 2-3pm


‘Box 39’ is the radio treasure chest of magazine, music and the funny side of life rooted in our community. Each week we open a new topic and area in Box 39 and celebrate our unique, colourful and sometimes unexpected communities, with music, features, interviews, discussions, humour, sport. and any other items we can find.

Bill Lawrance

Adrian Coen

Iain Tallentire

Mike Harwood


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‘Box 39’ crew

With his core belief that we are all part of a community, wherever we are in the world, Bill is a father of 3 adult daughters, an Historian, a teacher and an unrepentant West Ham United fan. As well as presenting and producing community based music and magazine shows for Colne Radio, he travels, walks, […]

Adrian is a freelance translator and lecturer in English at Gadjah Mada University.  For the last three decades he has worked in Indonesia, Australia and Japan, but remains embedded in the communities in which he lived and grew up across East Anglia, producing and presenting a number of shows for Colne Radio since 2016 ‘Box 39’ Thursdays […]

Iain has presented shows on Colne Radio since 2017, talking to sports people and community agencies   On a recent expedition to Asia to talk to people in Java for Colne Radio, he broke his collarbone in a motorcycling accident – and even managed to turn that experience into a series of features on health matters […]

Mike is a poet, author, playwright and familiar friend in and around the Colne Radio area. His bespoke poetry for the radio has covered a range of sporting, historical and community events – always entertaining, moving and perceptive. And he was at Wembley when West Ham United won the World Cup for England in 1966! […]

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