Cogratulations To Our Cake Winner....

Kate HannantWell done to Kate Hannant for being the lucky winner of the Christmas Cake competition.The cake was donated by Compton & Kennedy's Emporium. It is an Irish recipe Christmas fruit cake full of juicy apricots and prunes with Bullseye Stout from the Langton Brewery to give it a cheeky festive kick! Enjoy !!!


St Valentines Day Flowers Giveaway


Jessica Mary Flowers

Jessica Mary Flowers


Jessica Mary Flowers

HFM celebrated St. Valentines Day on Sunday February 14th by teaming up with Jessica Mary Flowers, Abbey Street, Market Harborough to give one lucky listener a beautiful hand tied bouquet. Lucky winner Tilly Smith was the winner and she came up to the studio to collect her flowers.


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Diamond Mowers Presentation

Diamond Mowers of Sutton Court, Bath Street recently offered a fantastic petrol lawnmower as a prize for one of our lucky listeners. Here is Diamond Mowers' Paul Smith presenting the mower to lucky listener Michael Smith


Mothering Sunday Winners

HFM celebrated Mothering Sunday by teaming up with Ragdale Hall and Jessica Mary Flowers to give two lucky mums an extra special treat. First out of the hat was Jackie Taylor who won a fabulous pamper day for two at Ragdale Hall. She was nominated by her two children Oliver and Amelia.

Next out of the hat was Louise White who is pictured below recieving a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Jessica Mary Flowers. Louise was nominated by her children Chloe (pictured) and Liam.


Mothering Sunday

   Chris Jones presents Louise White with her flowers.

Win A Car


HFM gave listeners a chance to win this brand new Vauxhall Corsa Sting.

Entrants had to guess the missing letters from the mystery number plate below.


The number was pre-determined and was held exclusively by J.P.Everhart & Co. London. The winning registration was....HT14 UBK

Unfortunately, there were no entries matching the mystery number.


Bad Manners Competition Winners

Bad Manners Ticket Winners John and Julia

John and his Daughter Julia from Kibworth were the lucky winners of an HFM copetition to go and see Bad Manners live. The front man of the 80's Ska revival band Busterbloodvessel met and posed with John and Julia during the night.


Father's Day Competition 2013

We teamed up with the Racing School at Rockingham Motor Speedway to give two lucky local Dads a Father's Day gift to remember!


We've gave away fantastic driving experiences at Rockingham Motor Speedway!

Local Dads Philip White and Richard Tealby were the lucky winners!  


Philip with his children  Liam and Chloe receiving his prize from Hfm's Chris Jones.

Philip White

Philip on the day of his Driving Experience at The Racing School

Richard Tealby

Richard Tealby receives his prize from Chris

Mothering Sunday Givaway 2013


HFM's Mothering Sunday giveaway was drawn on Chris Jones' Sunday bit In The Middle Show on Sunday March 10th

There were two lucky winners. Emma Norman won a fabulous Mother and Daughter day experience from Ragdale Hall near Melton Mowbray.

Jay Ford (pictured above with Chris) received a beautiful hand tied bouquet of flowers for his mum courtesy of Number 10 Flowers on Church Street Market Harborough.



Xmas Prize Winner

HFM's Big Christmas giveaway was drawn on Chris Jones' Sunday bit In The Middle Show on Sunday December 9th.

The lucky winner drawn out of the hat was Brenda Philips (pictured left with HFM's Tracy Smith)



The bumper prize pack was made up from donations from the following:


Freddy's Bakery

Beauty Defined

Jojo Maman Babe

Great Central Railway

Combat 656

Gullivers Land

Royal And Derngate Theatre



HFM, Dave Charles and the organisers of Hard Rock Calling are giving you the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets for the festival on Friday July 13, featuring great bands such as Soundgarden and Iggy Pop.

The competition starts on Wednesday (27th) and all you have to do to be entered in the draw is call, email or text your name and phone number to HFM (01858 464666, 60300 on the text,

The draw will take place during Dave Charles show on Sunday between 7-10pm.

Tickets valid for July 13th only and winners will have to make their own way to the event.

For full details of line up, please go to

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 Mike Forryan

We teamed up with The Driving School at Rockingham Motor Speedway to offer a lucky listener the chance to win a super Duo 4X4 Off Road Experience. Mike Forryan (pictured above) was the lucky dad drawn out of the hat. He was chuffed to bits after being nominated by his daughter Holly (aged 7).



 As usual, we teamed up with Ragdale Hall and No 10 Flowers  for our Mother's Day give-away!

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Joyce Mulligan won A Mother and Daughter day experience at Ragdale, worth over £200.


And Michele Hewitt won a stunning bouquet of flowers courtesy of No 10 Flowers





Once again we teamed up with businesses in Market Harborough for our Christmas Giveaway 2011!

Dave Shepherd & Clem each won £100 worth of vouchers to spend at shops and and businesses in Market Harborough.
























Paul Russell (above) was the lucky winner of our £200 voucher pack, and













Alyson Provims picked up the top prize of £300 worth of vouchers.

Our thanks to the businesses listed below for their donations.


Abbey Cottage , Blend Coffee Shop , Blockbuster , Boots , Cot  'N'  Togs , East , Edinburgh Woollen Mill , Edwards Buildbase , Enigma , Farndon Fields Farm  Shop , Felfords , George Alan , George Hall Cycles , Halfords .

Halo , Head Candy, Joules , M & Co   , Martin Hobbs Fish & Poultry.

Mayhem , 10 Flowers , Osbornes Stationers Ltd , Pressing Appointments.  

Sheeda's  Beauty Clinic , Showcase Flowers , Simply Simon , Speedy Sew,

Tesco , Time to Time , Timo Italian Restaurant , Toni and Guy ,

Unique Beauty Therapy , Waterstones , Wesses Bakery & White Stuff

Click the name of the businesses for more details about them!


Celebrating Christmas 2011 Across South Leicestershire and

North Northamptonshire - 102.3 HFM!




Congratulations to Glenn Molyneux.

He won an 'off road' experience at Rockingham which entitles him to a day either rally driving, a 4x4 Experience, Skid driving or Drifting, which is a new experience just launched. He was nominated for the prize by his daughter Jessica.

Rockingham Prize Winner

Above: Winner Glenn Molyneux with his daughter Jessica.

Below: Programme Controller and presenter of The Sunday Bit In The Middle Chris Jones presents the prize to Glenn.

Chris presenting Fathers Day Prize

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Congratulations to Harborough Mum Sue Crisp who was the winner of our Mothering Sunday giveaway here on HFM!


She won Ragdale logoa Mum and Daughter pampering Day at Leicestershire’s Ragdale Hall after being entered by daughter Sarah Crisp!


Mum Chris Wells picked up our second prize – a beautiful hand tied bouquet of flowers thanks to No 10 Flowers in Market Harborough!


It was Chris’s daughter Nikki who entered her - here's Chris receiving her flowers from HFM's Chris Jones

Chris and Chris!












Who's Won Tickets To See The Quo Live!

Status Quo

Congratulations to Craig Newie from Market Harborough who was the winner of our big Status Quo competition!

Craig's off to see the rockers performing at the NEC in Birmingham on Saturday thanks to Scream Promotions. Scream

Well done too to Paul McCade and Stuart who've won a Status Quo ‘Pictures’ DVD, , featuring the band’s live performance in Switzerland in July.


Alton Towers

Congratulations to Natalie Hunt who won a fabulous family ticket to one of the countries finest theme parks.

Natalies name was drawn out of the HFM hat during Richard Oliffs show on Friday 31st August


Father's Day Giveaway !

We teamed up with the Racing School to give a local Dad the ultimate Father's Day gift!

Clem Guerriero from Market Harborough was our lucky winner who'll be heading for a day at Rockingham Mracingschoollogootor Speedway, where he'll get the choice to get behind the wheel of either a Porsche 911, Ferrari 360, Lotus Elite, Aston Martin or Lamborghini!

Click here for more on the Driving Experiences at Rockingham .


Win Your Mum The Perfect Mother's Day Present!


Congratulations to Karen Anderson from Market Harborough who was the winner of our big Mothering Sunday giveaway!

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Karen has won a day of pampering at Ragdale Hall together with a friend and a superb bouquet of flowers from Showcase Flowers, Market Harborough.

 HFM's Kelle Baines made the big draw during Chris Jones's Sunday Bit In The Middle

the drawdraw


Click for more details on Ragdale Hall


St Valentine's Give-away !

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Congratulations to Val Evans and Maxine Olivares, both from Market Harborough, who were our big St Valentine’s winners!


They’ve both won romantic meals at Harborough’s Angel Hotel for themselves and the love of their lives!

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A bouquet of flowers from Showcase Flowers in Abbey Street will also be presented to them to help with the celebration!


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HFM, Celebrating St Valentine’s Day across South Leicestershire and North Northamptonshire, thanks to the Angel Hotel and Showcase Flowers, Abbey Street.


Win A Shopping Spree in Harborough worth £170!


Congratulations to David Cooper from Market Harborough who is HFM’s big birthday winner!!!


Dave’s now going on a shopping spree at some of Harborough’s best shops after winning our massive bundle of vouchers….


A big thank you to Bargain Booze, It’s A Gas, Halfords, Showcase Flowers, In Your Case, Edinburgh Woolen Mill, M and Co, Hibiscus and Terrina’s Treads for supporting our big giveaway…


Commiserations if you didn’t win – keep listening to HFM for more chances to win though!


Chris Jones presents winner Dave Cooper with £170 worth of vouchers after Daves name was pulled out of the hat for HFM's 2 year Birthday Prize Draw.

 Dave Cooper Recieves his vouchers from Chris Jones




We're Celebrated The Opening Of A New Beefeater!

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We teamed up with Beefeater to celebrate the opening of the area’s new restaurant, the Oakley Hay Beefeater in Corby.


Well done to Neil Holman from Market Harborough who was the lucky winner of the family meal for four worth £150!


Whether it’s a quick snack, dinner with the family, or coffee with colleagues, the new Oakley Hay Beefeater is the place to visit.


Click below to check-out the Beefeater Menus.  

PDF logo Beefeater Restaurant Menu 2008  PDF logo Beefeater kids Menu 2008   PDF logo Beefeater bar menu

Click HERE for more details on Beefeater

Here's a sneak preview of the new Oakley Hay Beefeater......

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We Celebrated The Opening Of Highcross Leicester!

John Lewis at HighcrossWe gave away John Lewis Gift Vouchers worth £800 to spend at the new store at the new Highcross Leicester!

With 120 inspiring stores including the brand new landmark John Lewis, 15 mouth-watering restaurants, and Leicester’s very first city centre multiplex cinema, the region’s premier retail and leisure destination opened on the September 4th.

We gave away £50 worth of vouchers on the Breakfast, Mid-morning, Lunch and Drive Shows between Monday and Thursday!

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Lucky winners were:  Veronica Wietrzyk, Chris Long, Lorraine Johnson, Rita Cleaver, Stella Stubbins, Deborah Thompson, Lorraine Evans, Phil Toye, Vera Gilbert, Steve Farmer, Bev Bradley, Karen Carter, James Kelk, David Brown, Dave Reeve, Don Watts

Click for more details on the new Highcross Leicester and the John Lewis store there.


Have You Won Tickets To A Great Night?

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We've given tickets away to the 'Rock With Laughter' show!

Featuring comedians Jasper Carrott, Lenny Henry, Jo Brand plus Elkie Brooks and her band The Manfreds, the outdoor event’s on at Elton Hall near Peterborough, on Friday August 15th.


The following people were lucky winners:  Hanina Lee, Perry, Richard Van Aken, Ray Osborne, Laura Tye, Austin Lester, Alison Stephenson, Richard Leach, Andy French.

Click for more details on the Rock With Laughter Show


It's Another Winning Weekend!


We teamed up with Highcross Leicester to celebrate a taste of Italy.

We had a fab hamper packed full of Italian goodies up for grabs. .

The new Highcross Leicester Centre will include a special restaurant quarter, including Italian Restaurants!


Another Lucky Winner !

We teamed up with the George Hall Cycle Centre to give away a child's bike worth up to £150!

Congratulations to Richard Tealby from Market Harborough who was the lucky winner and who will be letting his Grandson choose a bike of his choice for the summer.

HFM's Big Bike Giveaway was thanks to George Hall Cycle Centre, Northampton Road, Market Harborough.

Click for more on the George Hall Cycle Centre

Here's Richard receiving his bike from Neil Holman from George Hall Cycles

Richard and Neil


Congratulation To HFM's Latest Winners!

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Well done to Chris Selway from Market Harborough who will be taking his family to experience Wicksteed Park’s fantastic new log flume before anyone else!


Rocky River Falls, which features a thrilling 35ft drop and a ravine of cascading water, opens for the first time this Saturday!


Click to checkout Wicksteed Park's website

We teamed up with IML Concerts to giveaway loads of tickets to see Jools Holland aJools Hollandnd his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra playing right here in South Leicestershire next Saturday!

The picnic style concert at Stanford Hall will culminate in a grand firework finale.

Congratulations to the following people, who each won a pair of tickets!

Sharon McCarthy, Stuart May, David & Jo Brown, Isobel Palmer, Stephen Jagric, Richard Leach, Josephine Hodges, Robert Lee, Gillian Wilkinson, Linda Jones.

Winners will be contacted by HFM.

A Father's Day Gift To Remember!

Ferrari pic

Congratulations to Andy Dolby from Market Harborough who was the winner of our big Father’s Day Competition!


Andy will be getting behind the wheel of a supercar at Rockingham Motor Speedway, thanks to the Driving School.


He’ll also enjoy a Father’s Day breakfast at Joules Eating House!


It was Andy’s daughters Hannah, Lucy Charlotte and Harriet who entered him!


Commiserations to everyone else who didn’t win but stay tuned for more competitions here on


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Congratulations Owen !

Alton Towers

Congratulations to Owen Brooks from Husbands Bosworth who won our Alton Towers giveaway!

To celebrate the opening of Mutiny Bay we teamed up with Alton Towers to give you the chance to win a ticket for a family of four (either 2 adults & 2 kids or 1 adult & 3 kids) to visit Alton Towers

Owen and his family will be able to check out Mutiny Bay an exciting new themed land especially for families. The flagship attraction of the pirate-themed area is Battle Galleons, a water adventure ride set to challenge all ages. Aboard the eight Galleons, wannabe pirates will take part in a fun-filled splash battle of their lives!

Mutiny Bay is also home to Marauder’s Mayhem - a spinning sensation set within barrels of rum and explosives! For smaller explorers, a ride aboard the rocking Heave Ho tug boat will challenge the bravest of young pirates!


The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift!

Ragdale logoCongratulations to HFM listeners Ann Randall and Rosalyn Guerriero who've won a day of pampering for two at Leicestershire's Ragdale Hall!

They've both won a Refresh and Revive Day worth over £100! They will be treated to:

Click for more details on Ragdale Hall



Congratulations To Diane !

Curves LogoDiane Brown from Market Harborough won our big giveaway with Curves, Angel Court, Market Harborough.

Diane's won a 12-month membership, worth over £300!

Curves is the place for women to get fit here in Harborough, with 30 minute workouts to keep you in shape!

Click here for more details on Curves.



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