Archive for October, 2016


DeerJam music festival raises funds for Radio Horton

DeerJam music festival raises funds for Radio Horton

Radio Horton was one of two nominated charities supported by the annual DeerJam Festival which took place this summer at Ye Olde Reine Deer Inn. A team from Banbury’s hospital radio station compèred and recorded performances over the weekend-long festival from local bands and artists, which were broadcast to patients at the Horton General Hospital. […]


A Call for ward visitors

A Call for ward visitors

Do you enjoy chatting to people and have an interest in music? If yes, and you have a couple of hours to spare on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday, then Radio Horton would love to hear from you. Broadcasting for over 52 years, Radio Horton is always looking to add to our ward visiting team. The station’s […]


Bobby Bragg passes away

Bobby Bragg passes away

It is with great sadness to deliver the tragic news of the recent passing of Radio Horton’s Vice President, Bobby Bragg who recently lost his battle with a long term illness. Bobby worked on virtually every game show, sitcom and chat show produced by popular TV broadcasters such as the BBC and ITV, to date […]


Radio Horton helps Children’s Ward Celebrate National Play in Hospital Week 2016

Radio Horton helps Children’s Ward Celebrate National Play in Hospital Week 2016

National Play in Hospital Week is organised by the National Association of Health Play Specialists (NAHPS) and Starlight Children’s Foundation is delighted to support NPIHW for a sixth year. This special week is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of play and activity in the treatment of poorly children and […]


Green tokens tot-up at Waitrose

Green tokens tot-up at Waitrose

Hospital Radio Horton has recently received £286 courtesy of customers of Waitrose, Brackley through its nationwide Community Matters initiative. First launched by Waitrose in 2008, the scheme has so far donated more than £14 million to local charities across the country, chosen by customers. At the end of a shop, customers receive a token to place […]


New service at HART of Oxfordshire patient care

New service at HART of Oxfordshire patient care

A new service that aims to deliver high quality care in Oxfordshire patients’ own homes or places of residence has been launched. The new Home Assessment Reablement Team (HART), launched on 1 October, will allow people to leave hospital once their medical needs are stable or to remain at home after a minor accident or […]