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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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World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ planned at Harrogate District Hospital in Macmillan fundraising attempt!

Staff at the Day Surgery Unit in Harrogate District Hospital have gone baking mad for Macmillan Cancer Support. After a series of Great British Bake Off inspired staff competitions which have raised over £700, their latest event calls on the public to get involved. On Monday 19 September, staff plan to put the icing on […]

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Upcoming Fundraising Events

Monday, 19 September, The Nidderdale Show at Pateley Bridge. Thursday, 22 September, quiz night at the Royal Oak, at Pateley Bridge. This is always a busy quiz so you will need to be there early to get a table, plus the food is really good too! Quiz starts about 9.30pm and costs £1 per person […]

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Human Fruit Machine

Here at Harrogate Hospital radio, we are always looking for ways to raise much-needed funds to run the station. During a visit to a pub one time, one of our members thought-up an idea to raise money; a Human Fruit Machine! The what…? Well it is as it says – it’s a Fruit Machine manned by Humans.Three blacked-out compartments […]

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Maplin Donation Helps Patients And Staff Tune Into Harrogate Hospital Radio

Visitors and patients to Harrogate District Hospital can now listen to the in-house radio station beyond the wards, thanks to a generous donation from Maplin. The Harrogate branch of the electronics specialist store, located on West Park, has presented two internet radios to Harrogate Hospital Radio to help expand the charity broadcaster’s coverage and audience. […]

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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!