Liverpool DJ Rick Houghton lands two shows on new radio station

Well known radio DJ Rick Houghton is set to join In Demand Radio to front two new shows.

The station was created by the team behind Reminisce Festival, co-founded by DJs Lee Butler and Steve Cocky and launched last year across Liverpool and the North West.

Rick, from Liverpool, has been broadcasting to the North West for over 30 years, on Radio City, Rock FM and Real Radio and most recently across the whole of the UK on Greatest Hits Radio.

Rick will be taking over two weekend shows; Rick Houghton’s Saturday Live at 10am, and In Demand Decades, Sunday mornings from 6am, playing 80’s feel good pop.

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Rick will also be working with the In Demand team to help develop new concepts for the station

Rick said: “In Demand is an amazing radio station, the following the station has built up in such a short time has been incredible.

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"I believe listeners want and need local radio more than ever.

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"There is no better place for me to be, presenting radio shows across the North West, talking to the audience I love, in my own back yard – I can’t wait to get started”.

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Rick Houghton’s new shows launch on Saturday 27th March, sponsored by Rybrook Chester & Warrington Volvo.

You can listen to In Demand Radio on DAB, online at and via the app.