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Supermarket sweep for Radio Horton

Supermarket sweep for Radio Horton

The hospital, health and wellbeing radio station for Banbury and North Oxfordshire, Radio Horton scored a milestone in its fundraising efforts over the festive season after shoppers of two Banbury supermarkets resulted in raising more than £1,000 for the station. The station held its twenty-ninth Christmas fundraising collection at Sainsbury’s supermarket on Sunday 22nd December […]


Keeping older people well this winter

Keeping older people well this winter

Age UK Oxfordshire has joined forces once again with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to support older people keep well during the colder months. Patients will be supported by Age UK Oxfordshire staff to feel more confident on returning home from hospital, and be helped to access support in the community. This support forms […]


Top gong for Horton Hip Fracture Clinic

Top gong for Horton Hip Fracture Clinic

Patients attending the Horton General Hospital for hip fracture treatment can once again rest assured they’re getting some of the best care as the Hip Fracture Team has once again been named one of the best in the country for the seventh year running. The hospital, which is part of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation […]


Children’s chemotherapy service launches at Horton

Children’s chemotherapy service launches at Horton

A new chemotherapy service for children is now available at the Horton General Hospital. The service’s first clinic launched in September and provides chemotherapy to young people between the ages of one and 19. The clinic operates as a satellite site to Kamran’s Ward at the Children’s Hospital in Oxford, and means that patients and […]


Radio Horton launches Care Home radio service

Radio Horton launches Care Home radio service

North Oxfordshire’s Hospital, Health and Well Being broadcasting service has launched a brand-new broadcasting service, expanding its listenership into Glebefields Care Home in Drayton. Radio Horton has been trialling its exclusive weekly radio programme to Glebefields since July and after a successful official launch last week as the Glebefields team celebrated receiving its rating by […]


Raise your Mugs! Radio Horton holds coffee morning for Katharine House Hospice

Raise your Mugs! Radio Horton holds coffee morning for Katharine House Hospice

Radio Horton is hosting a coffee morning on Spring Bank Holiday Monday 27th May to raise funds for the Katharine House Hospice as part of their “Care for a Cuppa” initiative. Volunteers from Banbury’s hospital broadcasting service, Radio Horton will be donning their aprons and selling teas, coffees, refreshments and a range of cakes and […]


Local hero receives coveted British Citizen Award

Local hero receives coveted British Citizen Award

An inspirational man from Banbury, Oxfordshire, received a prestigious British Citizen Award for Services to Volunteering & Charitable Giving, at the Palace of Westminster on 24th January 2019. Andrew has been helping the disabled, poor, elderly and unemployed for 12 years as a volunteer ad-visor. He set up Banburyshire Advice Centre, a charity which he […]


Record breaking funds raised by Radio Horton at Sainsbury’s Festive Fundraiser

Record breaking funds raised by Radio Horton at Sainsbury’s Festive Fundraiser

North Oxfordshire’s Hospital Radio station, Radio Horton has accomplished a record-breaking number of donations, raising £800.00 at its annual festive fundraiser which took place at the Oxford Road branch of Sainsbury’s on 22nd December 2018. Intrepid volunteers from the station provided entertainment to shoppers as they entered the supermarket, helping to spread festive cheer to […]


New Year, New Volunteer: Radio Horton Appeals for Ward Visitors

New Year, New Volunteer: Radio Horton Appeals for Ward Visitors

Banbury’s hospital broadcasting service, Radio Horton is appealing for new volunteers to come forward to assist with visiting and spending time with patients at the Horton General Hospital, collecting music requests for its weekday evening request programmes. The appeal comes following incumbent volunteer ward visitor sickness or holiday and the station is now unable to […]


Banbury Campaign For Cleaner Air

NEWS: There are calls for a campaign in Banbury to try and tackle the problem of air pollution. It’s after Hennef Way was named the worst place in Oxfordshire for deadly nitrogen dioxide. The road has double the legal amount. Vic Walton our own former kids show presenter brings us this report : (courtesy of […]