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Hospital Radio Plymouth awarded special licence

Hospital Radio Plymouth is one of only 12 stations in the UK to be awarded a special licence by the communications regulator, Ofcom. The new ‘limited coverage’ licence is designed for organisations who want to broadcast within a limited area, such as hospitals or army barracks. Although we already had an FM licence, it wasn’t strong enough to reach all parts of Derriford Hospital and the Peninsula Medical School, so […]

todaySeptember 2, 2021 41 1

Steve Glanville and Jill Bright, presenters of Requestline

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National Award for HRP!

We're celebrating a win in this year’s Hospital Broadcasting Awards. Hospital Radio Plymouth was awarded Bronze for Best Station Promotion, for Requestline with Steve Glanville and Jill Bright. Judges commented: “They loved the simple and clear message about the radio station, with a couple of jokes that were so bad…they were good.” We were also shortlisted for Best Male Presenter (Andrew Hill), and Station of the Year, a category in […]

todayMarch 22, 2021 18

Steve Glanville and Jill Bright, presenters of Requestline

Hospital News

HRP up for hat-trick of awards

Hospital Radio Plymouth (HRP) has been shortlisted in three categories in this year’s Hospital Broadcasting Awards. HRP are nominated for Best Station Promotion (for Requestline with Steve Glanville and Jill Bright), Best Male Presenter (Andrew Hill), and Station of the Year, a category in which HRP has been shortlisted every year since 2008, and been awarded bronze, silver or gold 8 times. This year’s awards ceremony will be held online, […]

todayMarch 15, 2021 12 1 2

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Hospital News

500th upload to SoundCloud!

As well as music programmes and requests, we broadcast speech-based programmes and a range of interviews. Now, there are over 500 speech-based programmes you can listen to at any time on our SoundCloud stream. SoundCloud stream. Whether you want to hear from celebrities such as Gok Wan, Duncan James or Rick Stein, or you'd rather find out more about local organisations like St Luke's Hospice, Andy's Man Club and Clean […]

todayMarch 11, 2021 13 1

Hospital News

Tributes to Hospital Radio ‘legend’

Tributes have been pouring in for Hospital Radio Plymouth volunteer Connal Cather. Connal had been a part of the station since the 1970s and, over the years, had worked with many volunteers on his show ‘Nostalgia Time,’ playing wartime classics of the 20s, 30s and 40s. Station Manager Keith Jolley said: “Connal was a true legend. Over the years, many new members started out as a production assistant on his […]

todayDecember 18, 2020 56 2 2

Tree Story Walk details

Hospital News

Stories of Stover Trees to be brought to patients

Families will get to exercise their bodies and their imaginations over half term, creating stories inspired by the special trees of Stover Country Park. The Tree Stories Walk is a self-guided activity with inspiration and information about particularly interesting trees provided at the start of the walk by Claire Casely and Emma Capper to help families create their own nature-based tales. The stories will be recorded at the end of […]

todayOctober 26, 2020 200

List of ways to listen to Hospital Radio Plymouth 87.7FM

Hospital News

Hospital Radio Plymouth still here for you

Hospital Radio Plymouth is still here for staff and patients of Derriford Hospital and the wider community, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Hospedia, the bedside entertainment system which was used across Derriford Hospital, has been switched off but there are still lots of ways for you to listen in and contact us for requests and dedications. You can listen live to our broadcasts or catch up on […]

todayOctober 15, 2020 21 1

Hospital Radio Plymouth Bronze Award for Best Speech Package

UK News

HRP win at virtual awards ceremony!

We are celebrating winning an award and being shortlisted in five other categories in the Hospital Broadcasting Awards. Some of us were due to attend a special gala dinner in Bolton, which forms the highlight of the annual Hospital Broadcasting Association Conference. The event had to be cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but organisers moved the event online. Presented by ‘Voice of the Balls’ Alan Dedicoat and BBC Radio […]

todayApril 14, 2020 12

Tom Baker hitting £1000 mark

UK News

Over £1,300 raised for HRP by local musician

Local musician Tom Baker raised £1,318 for Hospital Radio Plymouth through hosting a live Facebook event from his home studio. The acoustic session followed an original gig which raised an amazing £1,196 for Mental Health UK. This time, Tom decided to help a smaller, local charity. Tom said: “I have never felt so proud to call you all friends at these very troubling times. I really wanted to make a […]

todayApril 3, 2020 13 2

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