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Radio Horton celebrates 53 years with a weekend of events

Radio Horton celebrates 53 years with a weekend of events

Banbury’s hospital radio station has celebrated its fifty-third birthday by providing public address and entertainment in a weekend of events across the local community. Radio Horton broadcast its first programme to patients of the Horton General Hospital on the 7th July 1964, to the words “This is Radio Horton calling”, the voices of Ted Hanson […]


Radio Horton accepts donation from Broughton Castle Sportive

Radio Horton accepts donation from Broughton Castle Sportive

At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Banbury Cherwell, Radio Horton received a donation of £250.00 for the help provided at the Broughton Castle Sportive 2016. Radio Horton is extremely grateful for the club’s generosity. The Broughton Castle Sportive is the club’s highest profile event, and 2016 marks the fourth event running. The nominated charity […]


Radio Horton at Broughton Cycling Sportive

Radio Horton at Broughton Cycling Sportive

On 10th July 2016, Radio Horton provided music and a PA service at the annual Broughton Cycling Sportive, held in the grounds of Broughton Castle, near Banbury which saw more than 200 cyclists turnout to take part. Offering participants a variety of four sportive routes available to suit all ages and abilities, cyclists could put their skills to the […]


Sir Tony Baldry appointed High Steward of Banbury

Sir Tony Baldry appointed High Steward of Banbury

The role of High Steward of Banbury has been revived after a gap of almost 50 years. Former MP for Banbury, Sir Tony Baldry has been appointed to the position by Banbury Town Council. The post was previously occupied continuously from the time of Queen Mary Tudor (who reigned from 1553 to 1558) until 1968 when […]


Radio Horton receives donation from Broughton Castle Sportive

Radio Horton receives donation from Broughton Castle Sportive

Radio Horton once again had the pleasure of supporting the annual Broughton Castle Sportive in providing entertainment to cyclists, their friends and families. Now in its third year, the 2015 Sportive comprised of four exhilarating routes developed by the Banbury Star Cyclists Club, designed to give bikers the opportunity to put their strengths and abilities to the […]