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John Cavanagh who started his broadcasting career with Glasgow’s Hospital Broadcasting Service (HBS) was the English language voice for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 2014 Sochi Olympic...
HBA Conference 2014 The Trustee Board met in Central London during May and heard from the Conference & Awards Committee on the early stages of review for the Annual Conference in Bristol. As in...
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...
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-...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...