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Volunteers Awarded for 230 years Long Service at Radio Cherwell

Nine volunteers of Oxford’s Hospital Radio Station, Radio Cherwell, have been awarded Long Service Certificates from the Hospital Broadcasting Association, at the stations Annual General Meeting on...

Ridgeway Radio Celebrates 50th Anniversary

This year Ridgeway Radio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hospital radio in Dorchester.   The station has had various name changes over the years, but it all started on the 29th September 1966...

Marathon broadcast for Sandwell Hospital Radio

Two Presenters from Sandwell Hospital Radio will be attempting to break the world record for the longest radio marathon DJ team of two people. Starting on 8th August at 12pm on Sandwell Hospital...

Farewell to Radio Robin and Radio Craigavon

It’s with sadness that the HBA has to report the closure of two hospital radio stations, due to changes in NHS. The committee at Radio Robin, Ilkeston Community Hospital Radio, has taken the tough...

HBA responds to Cabinet Office CIO conversions consultation

HBA has responded to the...

"Hands Across The Water"

To borrow the lyrics of the seventies Wings song “Uncle Albert” – or should we say “HBA across the water”? Yes the weekend of the 6-8th May saw representatives of the HBA Southern region hold their...

HBA Weekend in Cornwall - Full Story

The final official HBA Wales and West Regional Event was held in Truro over the weekend of 16th-17th April hosted by Cornwall Hospital Broadcasting Network (CHBN)...

Mayor’s Special Award for Winchester Radio Trustee

Winchester Radio Trustee Ian Kemp has twice been honoured for his volunteering and commitment, in this year’s Mayor of Winchester’s Community Awards.   These annual awards are organised by Winchester...

HRB Goes Live from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Hospital Radio Basingstoke was on air live from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London on Sunday 6 March for the 1000th edition of Neil Ogden's Sound of Sunday.   The programme visited all the main...

Les Warth Remembered

An appreciation of Hospital Radio Reading’s founder, first Chairman and Honorary President Captain L H Warth M.B.E. (T.D...