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A DftN (Down-from-t’North) blow-in by way of Easto’wig, Rosie Boxer migrated south to Rocket FM in 2009 via hospital radio in Birkenhead, Staffordshire and Brighton. Now she’s on t’committee doing unglamorous backroom stuff that gets (& hopefully keeps) Rocket FM on air. With Claire Duc she’s presenting Health Matters (Wednesdays, 1-3pm), is a member of the History Hour team (Sundays, 12pm – 1pm) and is usually in the studio operating the desk while Steve and Eugene are cooking up a storm in the kitchen for Bonfire Brunch.

Her Bonfire factoid? (Cue soundtrack to Who Do You Think You Are?) She’s a nine times great grand-daughter of Robert Heywood. As every self-respecting Bonfire geek will know, Robert acquired Guy Fawkes’ lantern after said Gun Powder plotter was arrested by his dad Peter Heywood JP, in the cellars of the Houses of Parliament. Now not many people know that …