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The Access Team has three main parts to it, Staff, Trustees and an Advisory Panel. Staff are involved in the day-to-day running of the station whilst the Trustees oversee the whole operation of the charity. We also have an Advisory Panel who offer help and advice to the charity in their various areas of expertise. You can view each section of our team by clicking on the “People” drop down menu above. Or you can view the whole team below.

Ramona Hirschi

Ramona Hirschi

Ramona has a legal background, practising at corporate solicitors Kent, Jones and Done in North Staffordshire, before forming her own on-line and home party retail business, Little Trove. She also owns and manages a number of property development ventures.

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Charles Merriott

Charles Merriott

Charles is our Resident Rednex. Previously serving the United States army, Charles came to England for a holiday in 2010 and whilst here, found out he had throat cancer. Five years later and free from cancer, Charles decided

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Doris de Dummé

Doris de Dummé

Doris works hard in our social enterprise operation, in particular our womenswear section! People say that she has a tendency to lose her head in pressure situations but that’s not true. She’s never had a head so losing it

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Leigh Preece

Leigh Preece

When not in a studio Leigh works as an academic technician but has lots of experience in community and commercial radio including roles at Moorlands Radio, Six Towns, and Focal.

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Tracey Taylor

Tracey Taylor

Tracey is our volunteer who presents a light-hearted, family inclusive Friday evening show between 9-10pm, with more regular -but still light-hearted- radio between the hour of 10-11pm. If you don’t manage to catch her Friday night, then her show is repeated

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Peter Field

Peter Field

Peter is an established performer on the underground punk scene around the North Staffs area and has produced programmes for internet radio stations heard around the world. Peter produces and presents Alternate, a show featuring the best in

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Jonathan Hutchinson

Jonathan Hutchinson

Before heading up IT matters at Access Radio, Jon was the Group ICT manager at T. G. Holdcrofts Ltd., one of the largest motor trading groups in England. He also runs his own software development company, Slipstream Software

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David Robinson

David Robinson

David has been a long time campaigner for Christian radio in the UK and Ireland and played a key role in the development of the Christian radio industry. He now runs Studio18 productions based in Portadown and is

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Gareth Littler

Gareth Littler

Gareth spent much of his career as an executive in the areas of IT and communications and in 1993 he took up the position of MD with United Christian Broadcasters. During his tenure the organisation saw unprecedented growth

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Stephen Cardy

Stephen Cardy

 Currently working for the Evangelical Alliance of Ireland he has a long association with media having represented Focus on the Family in Ireland for several years. He’s also a director of Irish Christian Broadcasters and served as CEO

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