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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. Ken Welford was the first voice to be heard on the wards of the town’s district and general hospitals, when Harrogate Hospital Radio took to the air on the evening of October 22, 1977. He was also […]

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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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Harrogate Hospital Radio is seeking new volunteers to boost its request collecting team

The station, which is based in the town’s District Hospital and this year celebrates its 40th anniversary, is looking for new members to visit wards and take music requests from patients, family members and friends. Harrogate Hospital Radio chairman Mark Oldfield said: “Request collecting is a key role as the patient request shows are at […]

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Charity’s £500 boost thanks to local Freemasons

A North Yorkshire charity’s call to help continue the upgrade of its facilities has been answered by local Freemasons. Harrogate Hospital Radio approached members of Harrogate and Claro Lodge asking if they could help meet the cost of new shelving units to house its extensive CD collection. The lodge successfully applied to the Provincial Grand […]

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Harrogate Hospital Radio Shortlisted For Three National Awards

Harrogate Hospital Radio has started its 40th year in great form with three nominations for the Hospital Radio Awards 2017. The radio station, which is located in Harrogate District Hospital has been on air since October 1977 They have been nominated in three categories in this year’s Hospital Broadcasting Association awards. Solid Gold Sixties Show […]

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Christmas Raffle 2016

Prize – Ticket No £150.00    – 1826 Dinner, bed and breakfast at the Rendezvous Hotel, Skipton – 1090 Dinner for 2 including wine at The Clocktower, Rudding Park. – 2476 Family ticket to the Great Yorkshire Show. – 1496 Family pass to Fountains Abbey – 1368 Gift from Taylor’s – 1516 Whisky – 2420 Port […]

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Raffle Results: Bilton Men’s Working Club Charity Night

BILTON WORKING MEN’S CLUB CHARITY NIGHT ON BEHALF OF HARROGATE HOSPITAL RADIO Information correct as at 24 October 2016 1 Grove House Sunday Lunch Blue 511 Unclaimed 2 1 litre Grouse whisky Pink 336 Unclaimed 3 Next ladies watch Pink 666 Unclaimed 4 £20 Betty’s voucher Green 38 Claimed 5 Bottle of Vodka Yellow 95 […]

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Harrogate Hospital Radio’s Studio Controller receives The Unsung Hero award

On Friday 28th October Ann Kilroy, Scott Wall, Martin Fretwell and Chairman Mark Oldfield and Oliver’s parents attended the Harrogate volunteer award ceremony at The Swan Hotel in Harrogate. The award ceremony is now in its 9th year and Oliver Stables was nominated for the ‘unsung hero’ award for Harrogate. Oliver picked up the winner […]

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