Radio Tyneside celebrates 65th Anniversary

Thursday 6th October saw the 65th birthday of Radio Tyneside, the first ever broadcast back in 1951 being a football commentary from St James Park.

Abseiling on air at Hospital Radio Basingstoke

It was a wet Saturday morning in September when volunteers came along to the North Hampshire Hospital in Basingstoke to raise money for the North Hampshire Medical Fund, a charity based at the hospital, which raises money to buy important medical equipment. 

12 months earlier, the charity had held its first such event and HRB had been there to cover it.  Chairman Dave Warren had taken part, dressed as a chicken, and talked on the air as he abseiled down the wall of the hospital.  

Award for Harrogate Hospital Radio Volunteer

Oliver Stables receives Unsung Hero Award

On Friday 28th October, members from Harrogate Hospital Radio attended the annual Harrogate volunteer award ceremony at The Swan Hotel in Harrogate.

Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells - Sending out an SOS

Hospital Radio Tunbridge Wells has launched an appeal to “Save Our Service” to try and raise additional funds to enable the service to continue...

Submit your news via our website

The Hospital Broadcasting Association now allows member stations to submit it's news directly to the HBA website. This news will not only appear on the website front page, but also automatically next to station profiles.

2017 National Hospital Radio Awards Now Open

We are pleased to announce that the 2017 National Hospital Radio Awards are officially open.  You are invited to submit entries to the eleven categories before the closing time of midnight on Sunday 13th November 2016.

Venue Announced for 2017 Annual Conference & Awards Ceremony

Bolton Hosts the HBA Conference and Awards 2017.
Join fellow hospital broadcasters from across the UK at the Hospital Broadcasting Association’s Annual Conference and National Awards.

Volunteers Awarded for 230 years Long Service at Radio Cherwell

Nine volunteers of Oxford’s Hospital Radio Station, Radio Cherwell, have been awarded Long Service Certificates from the Hospital Broadcasting Associatio

Ridgeway Radio Celebrates 50th Anniversary

This year Ridgeway Radio is celebrating the 50th anniversary of hospital radio in Dorchester.

Marathon broadcast for Sandwell Hospital Radio

Two Presenters from Sandwell Hospital Radio will be attempting to break the world record for the longest radio marathon DJ team of two people.