is a Brummie born and bred, but her family extends to Worcestershire
with relatives in Bromsgrove and old school friends in Hartlebury.
A born window shopaholic, she spends a lot of her spare time in pursuit of decent trousers. Being
a bit on the short side, the perfect pair is hard to find - even
'petite' is still too long - so she has earned the nickname 'Tiny Toni'.
a hard afternoon's mooching around the shops, Toni loves to chill out
with a leisurely drive out to Malvern before heading home to put her
feet up with an armful of CDs that she's bought as compensation for not
finding any trousers that fit.
is also a chocoholic so she regularly indulges in a slab of the good
stuff. The darker it is, the healthier it is for you - or at least
the excuse Toni likes to use for eating a fair amount of it on a daily
Toni's finest - but possibly most embarrassing - moment to date came when she met Duran Duran in a record shop in 2004. Though
she was ecstatic at meeting her heroes, the sight of a grown woman
grinning like an excited 12-year-old and only being able to utter "hi"
and giggle probably wasn't very attractive.
been a voice on BBC Hereford and Worcester since September 2007, having
spent time on-air and behind the scenes at BRMB (now Free Radio)
and Heart in Birmingham; Southern FM in Brighton, Hampshire's Ocean
Radio and Severn Sound in Gloucester (now Heart Sussex, Heart South
Coast and Heart Gloucestershire respectively).
After starting off
reading the travel news and pitching in the occasional
jibe to keep Howard Bentham in line, she now co-presents Howard and
Toni at Breakfast on weekday mornings from 6, and reminds you
of the best songs from the charts of your youth on Saturday Super