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Chairman’s Blog

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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June 2016

29th June 2016

Well, four weeks into the role of chairman at Harrogate Hospital Radio, and it has been a very eventful and busy one to say the least. Behind the scenes we are working hard to launch a new website and a new station logo. The results will be announcedon Friday June 3, and will then be used […]

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May 2016

29th May 2016

My name is Mark Oldfield; I am the new chairman at Harrogate Hospital Radio. I have been a volunteer at HHR since September 2013 after attending an open day at the hospital in August 2013. I have previously worked part time at The Pulse radio station in Bradford as a technical operator and in my […]

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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!