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Bodfest 2017 Line up Announced

  The BODFEST 17 music line-up features 10 new Bands and Artists on both stages. ALL are local, the f…urthest from Oxford. We have a more varied mixture of genres too including some Original Blues and Modern Country including some very talented artists on our Acoustic Stage, AND how about our 22 member Big Band […]


Help to celebrate great care at the Horton

Help to celebrate great care at the Horton

 Have you or a loved one received fantastic care or treatment at the Horton General Hospital in the past year? Then why not nominate the doctors, nurses and other hospital staff who gave you that outstanding care for a special award? Nominations have opened for this years Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust Patients […]


Radio Horton is the chosen charity for this years Deer Jam music festival

Radio Horton is the chosen charity for this years Deer Jam music festival

Radio Horton has been lucky enough to  once again be chosen as the recipient charity for this years Deer Jam music festival this coming June 3rd. We have been at the event for the last few years both introducing the bands and recording the even to play back to the patients of the Horton Hospital. […]


Warwickshire company launches ‘Social Careline’

Warwickshire company launches ‘Social Careline’

A South Warwickshire company launched a new telephone and communication service designed to help busy relatives stay in contact with their loved ones throughout the working day and beyond. Managing Director, Abby Symons joins  Radio Horton’s Maureen Paterson on Live at Three to tell us more. The Careline Group is a Stratford-upon-Avon business whose roots […]


Lisa speaks with Scouting for Girls

Lisa speaks with Scouting for Girls

Earlier this week, our very own Lisa Simmons caught up with Greg Churchouse from Scouting for Girls ahead of their upcoming set at the annual Cornbury Festival taking place from 7th-9th July at Cornbury Park near Banbury. Having performed at Cornbury on two previous occasions, the trio are looking forward to performing at the finale, after […]


Live at Three – Interview with Andrew Stevens on OCCG Public Consultation

Live at Three – Interview with Andrew Stevens on OCCG Public Consultation

Liz spoke exclusively with Andrew Stevens – Director of Strategy and Planning at the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to help explain the ongoing public consultation in connection with the five year Government sustainability and transformation plan and the future of the Horton General Hospital. Listen again to the interview: Phase one of the […]


Shoppers support Horton General Hospital thanks to Radio Horton

Shoppers support Horton General Hospital thanks to Radio Horton

Radio Horton has donated £400 to the Horton General Hospital after another successful festive season of fundraising at two Banbury supermarkets. Banbury’s hospital radio station held its twenty-sixth Christmas fundraiser at the Sainsbury’s supermarket on Oxford Road, with an additional collection held at Morrison’s. Traditionally, Radio Horton has donated proceeds from its Christmas fundraising activities […]


MP encourages constituents to take part in John Radcliffe journey times campaign

MP encourages constituents to take part in John Radcliffe journey times campaign

Victoria Prentis, Member of Parliament for North Oxfordshire, is encouraging her constituents to take part in her campaign, collecting information on journey times to the John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) in Oxford. The idea follows a meeting with the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG), where journey times were discussed. Victoria stated in the meeting that door-to-department […]


Live at Three – Interview with Angharad Orchard of Katharine House Hospice

Live at Three – Interview with Angharad Orchard of Katharine House Hospice

Earlier this week, Chief Executive of the Katharine House Hospice, Angharad Orchard popped into Radio Horton’s Live at Three programme on Monday to talk to Liz MacLeod about the Katharine House Hospice and care it provides in the local Banbury community. Following a successful Santa Fun Run at the beginning of December, which takes place […]


Official opening of Horton Endoscopy Unit

Official opening of Horton Endoscopy Unit

On Friday 25 November 2016 Dame Fiona Caldicott, Chairman of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will officially open the newly refurbished Endoscopy Unit at the Horton General Hospital. She will be joined by Trust Chief Executive, Dr Bruno Holthof, and staff from the unit. Dame Fiona will cut a ribbon to mark the official […]