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25 Years of Wave Radio

Dr Gray's Hospital Broadcasting Service, Wave Radio, are celebrating 25 years of broadcasting to patients but also 10 years of broadcasting online to the wider community. 2022 is a big year for Dr...

Celebrating 50 Years of Coventry Hospital Radio

Throughout 2022 Coventry Hospital Radio will be celebrating 50 years of broadcasting.  Hospital radio in Coventry first originated towards the end of 1971 when an American patient wanted to listen to...

Dave Nicholson awarded OBE in New Years Honours List

Radio Tyneside Chairman Dave Nicholson MBE has been awarded an OBE in the New Years Honours List.  Dave has been involved with Radio Tyneside for just over 48 years and received an MBE in 1997 for...

Hospital Radio in Morecambe Bay Goes Digital

HBA member station Bay Trust Radio successfully launched on DAB+ on Wednesday 1st December, meaning listeners from across North Lancashire and South Cumbria can hear the stations output, along with...

Radio Tyneside Celebrate 70 years

On Wednesday 6th October Radio Tyneside celebrated their 70th birthday. The whole day looked back at the stories they had covered over the years, welcomed guests into the studios, reran some old...

The National Hospital Radio Awards 2022

We're excited to announce the launch of the National Hospital Radio Awards 2022. We've listened to your feedback and have taken into consideration the increased opportunities our stations have...

A wonderful 125 years at Radio Brockley

What is it that makes Hospital Radio so important? So valuable? So salient to the restoration of patients in hospital beds up and down the country? Lee Pillar from Radio Brockley writes for HBA. Is...

National Hospital Radio Awards 2022

The National Hospital Radio Awards 2022 We're pleased to launch the category criteria for the National Hospital Radio Awards 2022. We've listened to your feedback and have...

Gold award for Winchester Radio volunteer

The unstinting efforts and hard work of one of charity Winchester Radio’s volunteers - Nigel Dallard, have been formally recognised at this year's National Community Radio Awards! Nigel was presented...

Married couple celebrate 100 years of volunteering

Volunteer members of Radio Cherwell, Oxford’s hospital radio service, recently gathered at Oxford Town Hall to receive their long service awards, totalling 305 years, from the Lord Mayor, Councillor...