Chris Needs Biography-Wiki
Chris Needs – Famous for being a Welsh radio presenter on the BBC, has died after a battle with his health. Originally from Chris Cwmafan, Southport Talbot. Through his Friendly Garden, Chris brought joy and comfort to thousands of listeners around the world who treated him like a true friend. “Everyone on BBC Radio Wales shares Chris’s thoughts with Gabby, her family and many of her friends at the moment.”
He hosted nightly on BBC Radio Wales for 18 years.
BBC legend Chris Needs has died aged 68 after a brief period of ill health.
Through his Friendly Garden, Chris brought joy and comfort to thousands of listeners around the world who treated him like a true friend. “Everyone on BBC Radio Wales shares Chris’s thoughts with Gabby, his family and many of her friends at the moment.” Chris hosted the night on BBC Radio Wales for 18 years. His cheerful demeanor earned him a loyal following in the strategy. During his career with the BBC, he hosted the Friendly Garden program in 2002.
Prior to the BBC, he presented his experience on Independent Welsh Radio for 6 years. He has won several awards to his name. Radio Sensation won the Sony Silver Award for Best Regional Presentation in Radio at the Oscars in 1996. Nearly two decades later, he received an MBE from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in 2005.
Cause of Death
He, good known for his Welsh radio presentation on the BBC, has died after a health battle. He will go down in history for his role as a Welsh radio presenter at the BBC. The radio personality died of a heart attack on Sunday after a brief battle with his health.
Tributes have been swirling on social media for the BBC star.
A statement released by BBC Radio Wales said: “It is with enormous sadness and regret that we confirm the death of Needs MBE following a short period of ill health.
Broadcaster Kev Johns MBE paid tribute to the “unique talent” and “kind man” following the death of the presenter.
He wrote: “Sad to hear the news that Chris Needs has passed away When it looked like things weren’t going to go well at Swansea Sound just weeks ago Chris was the 1st to call with support and kind words Welsh radio has lost a unique talent, life has lost a kind man Love and prayers to Gabe.”
Presenters Nathan Wyburn and Wayne Courtney for Radio Cardiff said: “RIP Needs. The radio airwaves and Wales, have lost a legend.”