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Lie In With Nicola

This week will see me fumbling with my faders as I welcome a real radio expert to the Chorley 102.8 FM studio for Lie in with Nicola. (Sunday November 11) BBC Radio Lancashire big boss John Clayton will be in the studio to talk all things radio and media. Of course, this is not a […]

As the clocks go back, fitness expert brothers Ryan and Dan Donohue will be in the studio on Sunday to talk to Nicola about fitness and mindset ahead of the deep, dark winter. Ryan is the founder of Lancaster-based gym Fitness Formation where he works alongside his former Royal Marine brother Dan. Both brothers are […]

Libby Carpenter, author of 99 Red Balloons, will be in for a chat on Lie in with Nicola at 102.8 Chorley FM this Sunday as part of her book club. Best-selling author Libby, from Penwortham, Lancashire, has landed a two-book deal with one of the big five’ English-language publishing giants, Avon/HarperCollins, – and will be […]

Are you one of those people who – just like me – buys exactly the same wines and stays safe with a good old Sauvignon, Pinot or a Cote du Rhone? My guest on Sunday’s Lie in is poised to change all that – or at least widen all of our horizons by talking wine […]

Nicola will welcome two fabulous guests on this week’s Sunday morning Lie in between 9am and 12 noon. First up from 9am will be businesswoman Suzy Orr to talk about a new women’s networking group ‘Unique Ladies’ she is launching in Chorley. Suzy, from Euxton, is determined to give women the chance to meet each […]

Writers, this one is for you, with two book club guests in for a chat on Lie in with Nicola on Sunday. This week Nicola will welcome Dea Parkin, editor in chief at Fiction Feedback and secretary at the national Crime Writers Association (CWA). She’s a Chorley-based poet and writer with a mission to help […]

Be very afraid.. the zombies are coming to Chorley FM.   Nicola is delighted to confirm her guests on Sunday will be writer and filmmaker Chee Keong Cheung and actor and martial arts expert Mark Strange, director and star of new zombie horror film Redcon-1, due for release on September 28th.   Both Chee and […]

This week Nicola will be joined by Robert Lock, author of Murmuration. The publication of the novel is a 34-year-old dream come true for Rob, who signed a deal with legend Press of London last year. Rob is well known to Nicola in her role as a journalist as he is also press photographer and […]

She’s currently starring in Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge, has an enviable back catalogue of work ranging from Bedsitcom to Emmerdale, and has penned and starred in one act play The Secret. Not to mention she’s a very proud mum to son Leo, 10,  who is a child actor and chip of the old block. But […]

She’s making a stir in the male-dominated world of football journalism, upping the glam-factor in the press room and making no apology for the directness of her questioning. Sports reporter Rosie Swarbrick, who covers Chorley FC and Fleetwood FC as well as sports clubs across the North West for titles including Lancashire Post and Chorley […]