Radio Horton thanks supermarket shoppers

Radio Horton volunteers get festive at supermarket fundraisers!

Radio Horton returned to face-to-face fundraising collections at two Banbury supermarkets this Christmas, raising £716.85 to support its charitable activities. Volunteers from the hospital, health and wellbeing broadcaster, which celebrates its sixtieth anniversary next year, entertained shoppers at Tesco’s on Lockheed Close and Sainsbury’s on the Oxford Road, in the run up to the festive season, playing a selection of…

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Horton General Hospital Celebrates 150

Interim Chief Executive of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Professor Meghana Pandit and Professor Sir Jonathan Montgomery cutting the cake

On 17th July 2022, the Horton General Hospital celebrated its 150th anniversary. On Friday 15th July, a celebratory event took place at the Horton, including a cake cutting ceremony. Reporters Sam Smette and Sarah Bowers went along to meet some of the staff and volunteers that help to make a difference. You can hear the Birthday celebration on BBC Sounds.…

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Radio Horton is front-runner for North Oxfordshire Pub

Radio Horton is front-runner for North Oxfordshire Pub

A North Oxfordshire pub has been hosting charity race nights to help raise vital funds for local charities. One of the latest beneficiaries is hospital, health and wellbeing radio station, Radio Horton, who received four-hundred pounds from the event. The Butchers Arms is nestled in the quaint village of Balscote, six miles to the west of Banbury, and began hosting…

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Could you be the future of Radio Horton?

Banbury’s Radio Horton is in the final stages of transitioning to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation, expanding its remit through the promotion of the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle, and the importance of maintaining good personal mental and physical health, in turn, helping reduce pressure on the NHS and is looking for new volunteers to support its direction. The station,…

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Radio Horton says goodbye to Volunteer

Ray Kent

Banbury’s hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting organisation, Radio Horton is sad to share the news of the passing of long-serving volunteer, Ray Kent who passed away on Saturday 18th December. Ray had been in hospital and a nursing home since falling and breaking her hip in late July. A spokesperson for Radio Horton said: “Ray was a long-standing volunteer, joining the…

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We’re recruiting: Care Home Liaison/Assistant (Volunteer)

Banbury’s hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting service, Radio Horton has an exciting new opportunity for a Care Home Liaison Assistant. The role would be suitable for anyone looking to get into the charity or voluntary sector as a beginner or someone with previous career experience wishing to dedicate their time as a volunteer. The charitable objectives of Radio Horton are…

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HRH The Prince of Wales thanks hospital radio volunteers

HRH, the Princes of Wales

His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales has recorded a special programme to say thank you to volunteers of hospital, health and wellbeing radio stations for their work in keeping communities connected and patients entertained during the Coronavirus pandemic. ‘Music & Memories with HRH The Prince of Wales’ will be broadcast on Radio Horton alongside hospital radio stations across the…

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Voice Across Time receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Voice Across Time receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Voices Across Time, a theatre company based in Banbury, Oxfordshire, have been honoured with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The award is for Voices Across Time’s work creating intergenerational, participatory performances that celebrate shared culture. Voices Across Time (VaT) uniquely combine music and history in their original shows.…

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