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Northern Air Hospital Radio - Marshall Gellman Obituary

Let me tell you about my very good friend Marshall Gellman whom I first met about 30 years ago through our connection to Northern Air Hospital Radio.  On Sunday 6th October 2019 Marshall sadly passed...

Drinkaware Drink Free Days Campaign Audio available to Hospital Radio

Drinkaware has launched its Drink Free Days, campaign, aimed at encouraging mid-life drinkers to moderate their alcohol consumption by taking at least three drink-free days every week. As well as...

Radio Horton launches Care Home radio service

North Oxfordshire’s Hospital, Health and Well Being broadcasting service has launched a brand-new broadcasting service, expanding its listenership into Glebefields Care Home in Drayton. Radio Horton...

Bay Trust Radio receive Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

HBA Member station, Bay Trust Radio, has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest accolade given to volunteer groups across the UK. Volunteers from the station were...

National Hospital Radio Awards 2020

Awards season is here! The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the country. The awards are open to any HBA...

Anker Radio receives £2555 from local solicitors charity appeal

Cocks Lloyd Solicitors of Coton Road Nuneaton proudly present Anker Radio with a cheque for £2,555. Anker Radio is the George Eliot Hospital radio station, it has been run by committed volunteers for...

MacMillan Coffee Morning 2019

The annual World's Biggest Coffee Morning organised by MacMillan Cancer Support is back on Friday 27 September and hospital radio stations are being invited to promote the event. People all over the...

OfCom - Licensing Small Scale DAB

What OfCom are consulting on: On 20 June 2019, the Government placed a Statutory Instrument (‘the Order’) before Parliament that would create a framework for the licensing of small-scale DAB across...

Mystery Jets release new track 'Hospital Radio'

English Indie Rock band, Mystery Jets, have released their new track titled Hospital Radio.  The track is an ode to the NHS and the staff that have helped lead singer Blaine Harrison, who...

Ofcom Proposes - More Choice for Listeners to Digital Radio

Hundreds of new local digital radio stations could start broadcasting in the UK from next year, under proposals outlined by Ofcom. With over 40% of the UK’s radio listening now taking place on the...