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BHBN launches new radio drama

In March 2020, with the universal closure of theatres throughout the UK, the theatre company, Natura Contemporary Theatre, responded by asking themselves what could they do to help others during...

Reminder about the requirement to produce Trustees' Annual Reports & Accounts

When applying for a grant from HBA, we ask that stations submit, amongst other things: their annual Accounts for the last full financial year; and their Trustees' Annual Report (TAR). Many stations...

Chesney Hawkes Records Show for Hospital Radio

90s singer Chesney Hawkes has recorded a special programme for hospital radio stations   With grateful thanks to everyone at Hawkes Productions, he’s taken...

Radio Hillingdon celebrates 50 years with Rebrand

Hospital Radio Hillingdon, the community radio station based at Hillingdon Hospital, turns 50 years old this December. The Volunteers have kick-started the Golden Anniversary celebrations by...

Ashford’s hospital radio receives boost to help patients

Ashford’s hospital radio station - AHBS - has received £500 from the KCF Coronavirus Emergency Fund to help expand the shows offered to the patients of the William Harvey Hospital. The money will be...

Cheers to Fifty-six years! Radio Horton celebrates with new website & magazine launch

The hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting service for Banbury, Radio Horton is celebrating its fifty-sixth anniversary today (7th July 2020). The station launched in 1964 and was the brainchild...

Celebrating the launch of KGH Radio (Kettering)

The Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) are delighted to welcome a new hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting service to its membership portfolio, which has recently relaunched at Kettering...

Broadcasting from Home - Hospital Radio Bedford

Many Hospital Broadcasting Association Member Stations have continued to bring light entertainment and vital information to patients and communities during the Coronavirus pandemic, but not in their...

Harrogate Hospital Radio gets £1k broadcasting boost from town’s Freemasons

A charity radio station which has seen its presenters broadcasting from improvised studios in their homes, has been given a £1,000 boost by Harrogate Freemasons. When the Coronavirus barred access to...

Tea's a treat for Radio Horton

The beginning of June marked Volunteers’ Week (1st-7th June) - an annual celebration organised by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), recognising the contributions that millions...