Could you tell your story in 25 tracks?

HLR’s “My Life in Music” is one of our most popular occasional programmes. On each show, a studio guest takes us through the songs that have been the soundtrack to their life. It’s a bit like ‘Desert Island Discs’ on steroids! Shows are broadcast LIVE on Tuesday evenings and are subsequently available on our catch […]


The Stranglers Special – Now Available on Listen Again

We began the warm-up for The Inheritors at The Pavilion gig on July 1st with a Stranglers Special. It features music from The Stranglers, from the solo careers of Dave, Hugh, JJ and some of the other Stranglers that have been in the band over the years, and from other artists influenced by the mighty […]


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Ruby’s Plaice renew their sponsorship with HLR

We’re delighted to announce that Ruby’s Plaice have renewed their sponsorship with HLR for 2022/23. Ruby’s have been our station sponsor since the beginning and we’re thrilled that Ruby and Raj are remaining part of HLR. Their sponsorship will help us, once again, to keep HLR on the air and means a great deal to […]

HLR presenter Jason Ross returns to the station this week with a new line-up of regular shows.  At 5pm, on Tuesday 27th September ‘The Tea Time Special’ returns to its regular slot and then on Thursday, JR Presents a new Country Hits show, also at 5pm. We’re delighted to have him back and we’re sure […]

On Saturday 24th, HLR will attempt another first for the station. We will be broadcasting ‘An Ideal Husband’, by Oscar Wilde, performed by Heckington Players in front of a live audience at Heckington Village Hall. It’s going to be technically challenging, so if you can’t be there in the audience, do listen in to see […]

Please note that the HLR Party that was due to take place in October is now postponed until Spring 2023. We’ll announce a new date as soon as possible.

HLR presenters Sean Searl and Phorid will present ‘Tracks Through Time’ on Saturdays 17th and 24th September, while Dr Joo and The Matron take a short break.

‘Soaper’, aka James and Krim Palmer, rocked Heckfest 2022 on Saturday with their epic grunge set and now they’re rocking Mixcloud. HLR managed to record most of their set and, thanks to Chris, the sound man, it’s a great recording. This local duo from Sleaford play 90s Grunge-inspired hard rock and boy, can they play […]

Sean Searl will be filling the Monday slot for at least the next couple of weeks, from 8-10pm with his new Britpop show. There’ll be loads of Britpop bests, so do join him!

Looking for a mid-week pick-me-up? Then tune into The Matron’s new short series of programmes, ‘Two Paracetamol and a Nice Lie Down’ on Thursdays at 7.30pm. Featuring music and facts with a medical theme, we promise that you won’t need two paracetamol or a nice lie down!

The Kyme Konnection is postponed for the time being, while Martin and Di take a break. We’ll let you know as soon as the shows resume.

While we have no Sunday morning show, we’ll be running a repeat of the last available ‘At Home with Andy & Trish’, which this week will be from 2 weeks ago. The repeat will run from 08:30 until shortly before the Church Service. Please do let us know whether you like this idea and want […]

Tickets for the The Alex Hamilton Band gig on 10th December 2022 at The Pavilion, Heckington go on sale at 9am on Saturday, 23rd July. This is going to be another fantastic gig, presented by HLR. The band are one of the UK’s finest blues-rock acts and we are super lucky to be able to […]

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