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A week of celebrations for Radio Horton

A week of celebrations for Radio Horton

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 […]


Radio Horton calls for Your Horton Memories

Radio Horton calls for Your Horton Memories

On Thursday 5th July, the NHS (National Health Service) is celebrating its seventieth anniversary. With events taking place at hospitals across the country, Banbury’s hospital radio station, Radio Horton is marking the occasion with a series of broadcasts entitled “Your Horton Memories” and is calling on the help of the Banbury community, as well as […]


Royal recognition for former Radio Horton volunteers

Royal recognition for former Radio Horton volunteers

Two former volunteers of Banbury’s hospital radio station were recently invited to a garden party at Buckingham Palace to rub shoulders with members of the Royal Family, together with more than 5000 delegates, in recognition for their contribution to the voluntary sector. Now heard on community radio, Stewart Green and Ian Fleming have built up […]


Sing Day on June 16th gives young and old a chance to try singing together

Sing Day on June 16th gives young and old a chance to try singing together

A Sing Day on June 16th is bringing together a rare combination of Oxfordshire’s musical talents for a day of singing and performance, which all members of the public with an interest in singing are invited to join. Peter Hunt, one of Oxfordshire’s most popular choral conductors, and editor of the ‘Voiceworks’, a handbook of […]


Human Story Theatre launches third play within a year

Human Story Theatre launches third play within a year

Hot off the heels of becoming a charity Human Story Theatre are launching their latest play DRY in January. After two successful productions earlier this year: Flat 73 (supported by the Samaritans) and The Fourth Dog (supported by Against Breast Cancer and Maggie’s) Oxford based Human Story Theatre are premiering DRY at Arts at the […]


Radio Horton shortlisted for National Hospital Radio Award

Radio Horton shortlisted for National Hospital Radio Award

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 […]


Christmas Concert tickets now on sale

Christmas Concert tickets now on sale

Tickets are on sale for one of Banbury’s best-loved Christmas events. The annual Celebration of Christmas concert in the town hall on Saturday 2 December is an evening of mulled wine, mince pies, seasonal songs and readings. Tickets, available from the town hall, are £5 and the concert is from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Doors open […]


Banbury honours Battle of Britain Heroes

Banbury honours Battle of Britain Heroes

Banbury residents turned out in force on Sunday to honour the country’s Battle of Britain heroes. A military and civic parade marched from Broad Street, along High Street, round The Cross into Horsefair and then to St Mary’s Church for a memorial service. After the service the parade marched back down High Street for the […]


Meet Radio Horton at Banbury Canal Day

Meet Radio Horton at Banbury Canal Day

The history of Banbury’s canal will be remembered at a colourful and fun-filled family day out on Sunday October 1. Canal Day this year is ‘on’ again after being cancelled in February because of building work planned for the waterside. Construction work – part of the Castle Quay Two expansion – on the canalside north […]