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​Charlie Bones is fundraising for a new radio station

The next chapter of the former NTS breakfast host's career is starting with a brand new station

  • Gemma Ross
  • 6 October 2021
​Charlie Bones is fundraising for a new radio station

Long-serving radio host Charlie Bones is looking for donations to launch his own station.

Bones finished up a decade-long career with NTS in August, holding the popular 2-hour breakfast show DO!! YOU!!!. During his final broadcast, Bones told listeners that he was looking to “go solo”.

"NTS did what they could for me. I hope they grow and build bigger and bigger. But outside of that, my life is hell on earth. I deal with horrific pain, loneliness. I need something more... I just need love in my life,” he said.

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It looks as though Bones has found pastures new in his own radio show, which he’s looking to launch in the near future. His official website now holds a cryptic message asking for donations.

Laced with popular tracks as puns throughout, Bones starts by writing: “GOOD MORNING SUNSHINE, it's time to LIVE IT UP!!! I WANT TO THANK YOU so much for HOLDING ON while I make my TRANSITION.

"I'll be back with THE MORNING SHOW so no more CLUB LONELY just as soon as you SHOW ME LOVE,” the statement reads.

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Bones is asking for donations, subscribers, or the purchase of his merchandise including mugs, t-shirts, and vinyl to help raise money for the new radio station.

“Right now funds are needed to invest in the studio equipment and other start-up costs and then we'll run off subs,” he said.

“It's going to be a complete FAMILY AFFAIR supported directly by you the listener. Please support any way you can; donation, merch or subs. Then many ideas will unfold.”

Help fund Bones’ next project here.

Gemma Ross is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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