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Chairman’s Blog

April 2017

4th April 2017

Hi everyone, Well here I am again chairman at Harrogate Hospital Radio for another year. Thank you to those who proposed and seconded me. It’s going to be a fantastic year for us as we celebrate 40 years of broadcasting from within Harrogate District Hospital. March has been a fantastic month for us at Harrogate […]

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March 2017

2nd March 2017

Well, following my blog last month, I am happy to announce our display cabinet is now up and proudly displaying Harrogate Hospital Radio next to the Endoscopy Unit. I have to say it looks very well and has been noticed by quite a few “top” people at the Trust! I would like to welcome two […]

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February 2017

5th February 2017

Hello and welcome to my February blog. We have started 2017 in great style. HHR received a fabulous donation from the Freemasons to help our CD racks room. Oliver Stables, our studio controller, and his father have very kindly installed the new racks and these now enable us to hold approximately 900 more CDs. On […]

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January 2017

3rd January 2017

Welcome to my first blog of the new year. I hope you had a wonderful and peaceful Christmas and looking forward to a prosperous 2017. I would like to take this opportunity to pass my congratulations to the following people on receiving their long service awards at the hospital on Friday December 16th. Ellie Jackson […]

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December 2016

2nd December 2016

Hi everyone Well where has 2016 (almost) gone? It has been a very busy year at Harrogate Hospital Radio. In May, Ian Wighton decided to step down as chairman and I was elected as his successor. A lot of changes have been made and I think HHR is looking in great shape after all our […]

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November 2016

2nd November 2016

October was Harrogate Hospital Radio’s 39th birthday. Carl Richards presented a special birthday show playing every number one from when HHR started in 1977 to the present day. October also saw HHR attend two quiz nights raising more much needed funds for the station. The quiz at The Royal Oak, in Dacre Banks, raised £129. […]

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October 2016

4th October 2016

October 2016 Hi, welcome to my October blog. September has been a busy month for us here at Harrogate Hospital Radio. We attended the Nidderdale Show, in Pateley Bridge, with our Human Fruit Machine. More than 300 people had a go and we had six jackpot winners. A great day was had by everyone! Ellie […]

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September 2016

1st September 2016

September Blog Well, I hope you are enjoying the summer of 2016. A relatively quiet month in terms of things that have been going on in the background of Harrogate Hospital Radio, which is good in a way as it’s given me time to catch up on other things. The website is working really well […]

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August 2016

29th August 2016

As you can see you are reading this month’s blog on our newly launched new look website. Archie Griffiths (our youngest volunteer at Harrogate Hospital Radio) has very kindly worked hard on presenting a fantastic new look website for us. I hope you can take some time and explore the new site with its new […]

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July 2016

29th July 2016

Congratulations to Ellie Jackson and her team who raised a fantastic amount of £361.00 in the foyer at the hospital from her cake stall and Tombola on June 6th. Thanks to everyone who helped Ellie and contributed by donating cakes and Tombola prizes. On June 19th Harrogate Hospital Radio broadcast live from the 1940’s event […]

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