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Relaunch for Radio Tyneside

Radio Tyneside, the hospital broadcasting service for Newcastle and Gateshead has relaunched, with a new logo, programmes and jingles.
09 February, 2009 more

HRB celebrates 25 years

Volunteers at Hospital Radio Basingstoke are celebrating 25 years of broadcasting by creating a six hour chart countdown presented from its studio in Basingstoke and from in Auckland in New...
09 January, 2009 more

Radio Redhill Chairman awarded

Radio Redhill's Chairman Nigel Gray is celebrating 25 years leading the team and volunteers at East Surrey Hospital, and has been presented with a special award by station co-founder Andrew...
14 December, 2008 more

Watford station launches online

Watford Hospital Radio is close to providing a feed of its output online. It will be one of a small handful of hospital radio stations broadcasting on the internet.
17 November, 2008 more

Hospital Awards 2008 launched

This years National Hospital Radio Awards have been officially launched, ahead of the HBA's Autumn Conference being held in Solihull this coming weekend.
10 October, 2008 more

Station could be demolished

The studio base of Kidderminster Hospital Radio is in danger of being knocked down, if a plan by the hospital trust to demolish surrounding buildings goes ahead.
01 October, 2008 more

Hospital Radio stalwart dies

Plymouth volunteer Bob Smith, a man who devoted a significant amount of his adult life to furthering the cause of hospital radio in the city, has died.
15 July, 2008 more

Lollipop gets 20k from Pudsey

Radio Lollipop Newcastle has received a donation of twenty thousand pounds from the Trustees of Children in Need, which will help towards funds for a new studio development.
22 June, 2008 more

New studios for Hospital Radio

Hospital station Radio Chelsea and Westminster has moved into brand new purpose built designer studios, whilst Roch Valley Radio officially launches in Greater Manchester.
19 June, 2008 more

Radio City celebrates 40 years

Radio City, one of the UK’s longest-running hospital radio stations is celebrating 40 years of continuous broadcasting to Singleton hospital in Swansea.
25 April, 2008 more

Photo Special – HBA Awards

The volunteers at Hospital Radio Plymouth were announced as Station of the Year at Saturday night's annual award ceremony. The event, which took place at the Queen's Hotel in Leeds...
30 March, 2008 more

Last chance for HBA conference

Hospital Radio volunteers are reminded that March 14th is the final day for non-residential bookings can be made to attend the HBA Leeds Conference. The event, which includes the annual...
12 March, 2008 more

Hospital short-list announced

The short-list of nominations are out for this years National Hospital Broadcasting Awards, ahead of the awards ceremony taking place at the Queens Hotel in Leeds at the end of...
14 February, 2008 more

Hospital Radio entries wanted

The closing date for the National Hospital Broadcasting Awards 2008 is less than a week away, and event organisers are encouraging stations to submit their entries. This year the ceremony...
10 December, 2007 more

Clatterbridge founder remembers

One of the founding members of Radio Clatterbridge at a hospital on the Wirral has found himself listening to the station 56 years later – as a patient. Don Farmer...
07 October, 2007 more

New categories for HBA awards

The 2008 Hospital Broadcasting Awards will see the introduction of two new categories. For the first time the Unsung Hero Award is being added, aiming to highlight the hard work...
20 September, 2007 more

RadioToday at Hospital Awards

The annual Hospital Broadcasting Awards were held last night at the Park Inn, Northampton and proved once again to be a great success, recognising talent from across the UK. Nearly...
01 April, 2007 more

300 enter hospital awards

This years National Hospital Radio Awards will take place on Saturday 31st March at the Park Hotel in Northampton, as part of the HBA's Spring Conference. This year the awards...
02 February, 2007 more