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As a radio station, we get a significant number of submissions each week from record pluggers, promoters and the bands themselves. Being a Community Radio Station, we would like to support upcoming artists and so every week, the best of the weekly submissions will be featured on our NEW live show. The show will run […]


9 November 2023

CONGRATULATIONS!!! Ruby’s Plaice has been voted as the Best Fish & Chip Shop in England in the 2023 Englands Business Awards. Well done team, we are very proud of you here at RadioHLR. Click on the link below to see the team directly after their win.

On Monday(s) 11th & 18th December from 8 – 10pm, The Sound Project will play the best ‘alternative’ Christmas songs, instead of all the usual stuff. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve nothing against Mariah Carey at all, but don’t you ever long to hear something other than that on the radio? Well, now you can […]

Rancid Tim and Atrocious Andy will be LIVE on from 6pm-8pm on Saturday 4th November 2023, with a special live programme broadcast from Biscuit HQ (the home of Rattus Inherritus). From 6pm, there will be a special My Life in Music, with Dean Howitt (aka ‘Deano’), the band’s manager and then from 7pm (or […]

Martin & Di have taken over the Sunday evening slot vacated by Andy as he steps down from running the station. Tune in to their ALL REQUEST show on Sundays from 7pm – 9pm. Please email with all your requests, then tune in and enjoy the fabulous music.

Having founded Heckington Living Community Radio (‘HLR’) and run the station for very nearly four years, Trish and I will be bringing ‘At Home with Andy & Trish’ to a close after tonight’s show and handing over the HLR reins to Martin and Di Davies. We set up HLR, as a voluntary, not-for-profit station to […]

We’ve discovered that when listeners press the ‘Pause’ button on the website player, the stream is paused, rather than stopped. When the listener presses ‘Play’ again, the stream resumes from the point at which it was paused. We don’t yet know for how long the pause holds the stream position but have tested it up […] has arrived. But how did we do? Like it? Hate it? Love it? Got any suggestions? Building our new web site has been a monumental task. But who’s to say we got it right first time? Help us improve it by telling us what you think. Post your comments or send us a message. […]

The new website is now ready to launch, albeit that we are still testing functionality and some pages and features are yet to be finalised. We’re calling this our ‘beta testing’ phase and you can help us! If you notice that anything is not working as you think it should, or other glitches, please do […]

HLR is an internet radio station, set up and managed by Andy and Patricia Mellett Brown. HLR is supported by Heckington Living, the voluntary group that publishes Heckington’s village magazine. Established in March 2020 in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the idea was that by keeping us all connected with each other, our families and […]