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Board Report On-Air 145

Conference News Our national conference takes place in Bristol from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th March. By the time you read this, residential bookings will have closed. However, you can still join us...

HBS Introduces a New Studio Booking Tool

In the last edition of On-Air I wrote an article about the installation of new equipment in both of our Glasgow city centre studios.  Part of the feature briefly mentioned that we had used a free on-...

HBA Conference 2015: Newcastle

It is already less than 12 months before the HBA Conference arrives at the Marriott Hotel in Gosforth, Newcastle. This is YOUR chance to meet with fellow radio station broadcasters,...

Patient’s Musical Fund-Raiser

In mid April, while collecting requests at Glasgow’s Beatson cancer hospital, ward visitor Isabel Vincent was asked by patient Ronnie Thompson if HBS could record a song that he’d just written...

HBA Conference 2014: Hospedia

It was inevitable. Of all of the seminars that would be expected to over-run, Hospedia’s business briefing to the HBA would have been one of the most likely alongside the planned Sunday morning...

National Hospital Radio Awards - 2014 Winners

The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the country. The awards are open to any HBA member station; full details...

New Charitable Objects Available

What's this about? If your station is a charity (most are, even if not registered), the "objects clause" at the beginning of its governing document (e.g. its Constitution) sets out its aim(s) or...

Tarka Radio is Back On The Map

Founded in 1981 and based at the North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple, Tarka Radio has, it is fair to say, until about three years ago, been in tick over mode for several years, due primarily...

HBA Awards Winners 2014

The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the country. The awards are open to any HBA member station; full details...

Praise for Scunthorpe - for the care of one, special, patient

The team at Scunthorpe Hospital Radio were given special praise during the 2014 National Hospital Radio Awards ceremony, by former member Paul Sylvester. He was presenting the John Whitney Award, in...