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Free public Wi-Fi now available at Harrogate District Hospital

Free public Wi-Fi is now available at Harrogate District Hospital, improving the hospital experience for patients and visitors. The free public Wi-Fi – paid for with a grant from NHS Digital – gives users access to the internet via a landing page on their own devices. The landing page contains links to local news, radio, […]

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“High Five” For Harrogate Hospital Radio As It’s Nominated For Five National Broadcasting Awards

Harrogate Hospital Radio has started 2018 in style with a “handful” of nominations in this year’s national Hospital Radio Awards. The charity, which is celebrating 40 years of broadcasting from within Harrogate District Hospital, has been shortlisted in no fewer than five categories, including Station of the Year. The other four nominations are: Best Female […]

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Christmas Raffle Winners 2017

1 £150.00 2888 K Motley 2 Night at the Rendezvous hotel 2416 D Watson 3 Dinner for 2 at Rudding Park 2086 S Cann 4 Family ticket to the Great Yorkshire Show 2474 C Pemberton 5 Fountains Abbey pass 1564 J Tullett 6 Activity monitor 2460 R Tolcher 7 Panto tickets Harrogate Theatre – Beauty […]

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Birthday Bash To Celebrate Harrogate Hospital Radio’s 40th Anniversary

Harrogate Hospital Radio is celebrating its 40th anniversary with a “birthday bash” this Friday. (October 20) Being staged at Bilton Working Men’s Club, on Skipton Road, the event will feature live music from four local artists, disco, pie and pea supper and prize draw. Those headlining the event, which begins at 7.30pm, are Aaron Joseph, […]

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BBC Look North 40th Anniversary Visit….

Harrogate Hospital Radio’s 40th birthday celebrations have been featured on the BBC’s regional flagship news programme, Look North. Reporter Ian White, a former hospital radio presenter himself, was contacted by the charity broadcaster’s chairman, Mark Oldfield, to enquire if they would be interested in visiting the studio. Ian, together with a cameraman, came to the […]

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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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Harrogate Hospital Radio is 100 percent volunteer led and we are always on the lookout for individuals to join our talented team of volunteers!