Volunteers celebrate long service from their doorsteps

Volunteers Jane Holland, Elizabeth MacLeod and Ray Kent celebrate long service from their doorsteps

Accolades have been awarded to volunteers of North Oxfordshire’s hospital, health and wellbeing radio service, Radio Horton in recognition of their contribution and commitment over several years.

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Commemorating VE Day

Radio Horton commemorates VE Day with Absolute Radio

Friday 8th May marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and Banbury’s hospital, health and wellbeing radio station has teamed up with Absolute Radio to bring you an exclusive four hour programme on their pop-up radio station, Absolute Radio 40s, with thanks to the Audio Content Fund. Anchored by broadcasters including Dave Berry, Jason Manford, Leona Graham and Claire Sturgess,…

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A week of celebrations for Radio Horton

President of the Hospital Broadcasting Association, June Snowden presents John & Maria Mayo with HBA Long Service Awards for 20 years and 10 years respectively.

Last week saw the commemoration of two very special events take place at the Horton General Hospital, as the NHS celebrated seventy years on 5th July, Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton was also preparing for a ceremony of its own birthday, which took place two days later. On Saturday 7th July, Radio Horton held an event at its studios…

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Radio Horton shortlisted for National Hospital Radio Award

Morris On, who played the first set of Saturday, being interviewed by Radio Horton’s Lisa Simmons

Banbury’s hospital radio station kick-started 2018 with exciting news following the announcement of a nomination in the Best Special Event category at the prestigious annual National Hospital Radio Awards for its coverage of Fairport’s Cropredy Convention. The station was delighted to be offered the unique privilege of bringing content and exclusive interviews from one of the country’s most respected folk-festivals,…

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Banbury Pub selects Hospital Radio

Jen & Bill Warren, James Hulbert & Anthony Brown present staff member Kelly Woodward with certificate

In 2015, The Easington [public house], Banbury made Radio Horton their charity of the year.  In addition to having collection tins on the bar, the Ember Inns-owned pub hosted a family fun weekend, E-Fest which featured live music and entertainment from 3rd-5th July 2015 with proceeds being donated to Radio Horton. E-Fest was held in the pub garden of the…

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Six goes into One: Radio Horton celebrates 52nd birthday

John Craven cuts the ribbon to mark the re opening of the Radio Horton studios

It was an incredibly exciting day at Radio Horton. After months of planning, the station was finally able to officially unveil six major pieces of news. At a special red carpet event to coincide with the station’s 52nd birthday, Radio Horton unveiled its new studios, culminating more than 12 months of work in refurbishing the existing facilities, and setting up…

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Inside Hospital Radio – HBA Impact Study

HBA Impact Report 2015 Front Cover

Hospital Radio plays an important part in our lives, providing an imperative service to those of us in hospital across the United Kingdom. Radio Horton is the hospital radio station serving patients at the Horton General Hospital in Banbury. We are proud to be able to provide a form of entertainment that hopefully will help to improve your journey through…

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