Check In & Chat with an NHS Volunteer Responder

NHS Volunteer Care Responders - Check In & Chat programme

Check In and Chat is a free service connecting individuals with compassionate and friendly volunteers for encouraging and supportive phone calls. Returning home after a hospital stay can be a relief, but for those without a support system, it can be overwhelming. That’s why NHS and Care Volunteer Responders is encouraging patients discharged from hospital to request Check In and…

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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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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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Celebrating our Volunteers

Volunteers' Week

This week is Volunteers’ Week 2021, a chance to reflect and recognise the work of volunteers around the country and the difference made individually by millions of volunteers around the country. Radio Horton has a number of volunteers who each support the operational functions of the organisation. From presenting a radio programme, to visiting the hospital wards and/or local care…

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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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Cheers to Fifty-six years, Radio Horton celebrates 56!

New for 2020: Radio Horton's new magazine

The hospital, health and wellbeing broadcasting service for Banbury, Radio Horton is celebrating its fifty-sixth anniversary today (7th July 2020). The station launched in 1964 and was the brainchild of local journalists, the late Ted Hanson MBE and Graham Wilton with the first listeners being greeted by the immortal words “This is Radio Horton calling”. Recent circumstances have meant the…

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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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