Name: Des Barber

Birthplace: Dundee

Describe yourself in 3 words: Loyal, Committed, Trustworthy.

Give us an interesting fact about yourself:
I have been very honoured in my time to have carried The Olympic Torch through Corby, chosen as ‘The Chieftain’ at The Highland Gathering and took part in ‘Strictly Corby’.

What is your favourite song of all time and why?
Secret Garden by Quincy Jones featuring my all-time hero Barry White. This song makes the hairs on the back of my neck stand up every time that I hear it. So Soulful!

Describe your ideal night out/in:
I love Northern Soul and enjoy doing guest spots at soul nights. I also enjoy collecting 7 inch records and often spend nights dusting them off and playing them at home.

What do you love about Corby:
The people, their spirit, warm heart and friendliness.

What is your favourite place in Corby:
The Boating Lake for it’s calm, beauty and tranquillity.

What is your favourite part of being involved with Corby Radio?
Hearing the great feedback from our listeners about how much they enjoy what we do for the Community which makes me very proud to be part of it.

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