Originally from London / Essex, Richard has been a resident of Bury St Edmunds for over 30 years. After retirement from a career in financial services, and a stint as a report writer, he fulfilled one of his ambitions by joining the station to present a music show, and provide occasional support to the Saturday afternoon sports show.
A published author, Richard enjoys creative writing, watching live shows, theatre, cinema, reading (especially crime thrillers), short breaks at the North Norfolk coast, and watching most sports. After playing different sports in the past, he currently participates in more leisurely indoor bowls. Richard is a lifelong West Ham supporter and season ticket holder, and writes a weekly football blog. He also enjoys visiting different racetracks to watch horse racing.
Married to Chris they have two children, and two grandchildren who keep them on their toes.