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Commemorating VE Day

Commemorating VE Day

Friday 8th May marks the 75th Anniversary of VE Day and Banbury’s hospital, health and wellbeing radio station has teamed up with Absolute Radio to bring you an exclusive four hour programme on their pop-up radio station, Absolute Radio 40s, with thanks to the Audio Content Fund. Anchored by broadcasters including Dave Berry, Jason Manford, […]


Rays of Sunshine – Radio Horton teams up with Voices Across Time

Rays of Sunshine – Radio Horton teams up with Voices Across Time

Local theatre production company, Voices Across Time has joined forces with Banbury’s hospital, health and wellbeing radio station, Radio Horton to bring a new programme to listeners in the community, including care home residents and patients at the Horton General Hospital. Based in Oxfordshire, Voices Across Time was formed in 2016 and consists of three […]


Radio Horton makes donation to Oxford Hospitals Charity

Radio Horton makes donation to Oxford Hospitals Charity

In light of the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Trustees of Radio Horton agreed to make a generous donation of £150 to the Oxford Hospitals Charity, which is supporting staff at the Horton General Hospital who are working in areas directly impacted by the coronavirus. In a letter sent to the Oxford Hospitals Charity, on […]


COVID-19 (coronavirus) – further visiting restrictions

COVID-19 (coronavirus) – further visiting restrictions

Since Monday 16 March the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has limited visiting to its hospitals to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in order to protect both patients and staff who care for them. In light of the developing COVID-19 situation, they now need to go further. With immediate effect from today […]


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 […]