Saturday, September 10, 2005

"WILL YOU STOP PHONING UP AND REQUESTING TONY CHUFFING CHRISTIE?"

Life imitates light-hearted joshing: Chorley FM gets a five year licence. Although it's not the same one that Peter Kay made up - that really would be taking a spin-off too far. But they're not afraid to use the Peter Kay joke station as a way of sliding their profile upwards:

Chris Mellor, cultural services manager for Chorley Borough Council, said: "The radio station will help promote Chorley's distinctiveness and raise our artistic profile, too long in the shadow of oversized Bolton comedians."