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Time To Nominate Volunteers

This month I’m delighted to feature another 2016 Volunteer Oscar Award winner, with the aim of encouraging readers to nominate a volunteer for a 2017 award, take up a volunteering role or best of all, both, writes Karen Weaver. Oliver Stables was the winner in the Ackrill Media Group Unsung Hero Harrogate award in 2016. […]

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Fancy Celebrating 40 Years Of Hospital Radio?

Harrogate Hospital Radio is 40 years old this year, and to mark this wonderful milestone, we are holding a celebration evening at Bilton Working Men’s Club, on Friday, October 20, featuring four live acts. Each entrance ticket, which cost £10 and include a pie and pea supper, features a unique number, and these will be […]

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Broadcast Studio Named After Harrogate Hospital Radio Stalwart!

Harrogate Hospital Radio has named one of its studios in honour of its longest serving volunteer. In addition to presenting weekly shows, Ian Wighton – who joined the charity broadcaster six months after its launch in October 1977 – has held the positions of chairman, studio manager and is presently a trustee. Harrogate Hospital Radio, […]

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Funeral For First Voice On Harrogate Hospital Radio

Kennys Funeral will be held Thursday 11th May. A Service at 10.30 at St Aelreds Catholic Church, Woodlands Drive, Harrogate HG2 7BE. The family will then go to the committal at Stonefall cemetery and join everyone at the Woodlands Pub, 110 Wetherby Rd, Harrogate HG2 7AB around 12.00 midday. There will be a quiz!

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The Big Broadcast 2017

Once again, from 6pm on Saturday, April the 29th through until 6pm on Monday May the 1st, I’ll be producing another marathon programme relayed to your station via an internet stream from my home studio in Lancashire, along with my intrepid team of Ruth Stapleton, Oliver Stables, Jonathan Sawyer and Matthew Rolland. Our 48 hour schedule […]

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Comedy Fun’raiser on Thursday 8th June.

  If you enjoyed Jonny Awsum on BGT tonight we bet you want to see more. Well you can at HHR’s Comedy Fun’raiser on Thursday 8th June. Just £8 to see Jonny, Compere Barry Dodds and also enjoy a light supper. This event is strictly limited to just 150 tickets so plesee act quick and […]

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Harrogate Hospital Radio Pays Tribute To “First Voice” Ken Welford

Harrogate Hospital Radio has paid tribute a founding member and its “first voice”, who died suddenly last week. Kennys Funeral will be held Thursday 11th May.  A Service at 10.30 at St Aelreds Catholic Church, Woodlands Drive, Harrogate HG2 7BE. The family will then go to the committal at Stonefall cemetery and join everyone at […]

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Harrogate Hospital Radio Presenter Scoops Bronze At National Broadcasting Awards Ceremony

Harrogate Hospital Radio presenter Ellie Jackson has won Bronze in the Best Female Presenter category at this year’s national Hospital Broadcasting Awards. This is the seventh time in eight years that the presenter, from Pateley Bridge, has been a finalist in these important industry awards. In their deliberations, the judges said they loved the fact […]

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Long Service Awards

Recently at the Hospital broadcasting association conference, some members of Harrogate hospital radio received long service awards from June Snowden, President of the HBA. Amongst the people to receive the awards were Nicola Pollard, pictured below receiving her 25 year award from June. Congratulations also to Ellie Jackson – 10 years, Peter Atkinson – 10 […]

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Harrogate Hospital Radio Continues Broadcasting With Royal Approval!

Harrogate Hospital Radio will continue broadcasting “with Royal approval” for the next five years after retaining a prestigious regional community award. The station, which celebrates is 40th anniversary later in the year, has again been presented with The Duke of York’s Community Initiative Award for the work it does within Harrogate District Hospital. The award […]

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