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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 […]


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 […]


Shoppers support Horton General Hospital thanks to Radio Horton

Shoppers support Horton General Hospital thanks to Radio Horton

Radio Horton has donated £400 to the Horton General Hospital after another successful festive season of fundraising at two Banbury supermarkets. Banbury’s hospital radio station held its twenty-sixth Christmas fundraiser at the Sainsbury’s supermarket on Oxford Road, with an additional collection held at Morrison’s. Traditionally, Radio Horton has donated proceeds from its Christmas fundraising activities […]


MP encourages constituents to take part in John Radcliffe journey times campaign

MP encourages constituents to take part in John Radcliffe journey times campaign

Victoria Prentis, Member of Parliament for North Oxfordshire, is encouraging her constituents to take part in her campaign, collecting information on journey times to the John Radcliffe Hospital (JR) in Oxford. The idea follows a meeting with the Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group (OCCG), where journey times were discussed. Victoria stated in the meeting that door-to-department […]


Live at Three – Interview with Angharad Orchard of Katharine House Hospice

Live at Three – Interview with Angharad Orchard of Katharine House Hospice

Earlier this week, Chief Executive of the Katharine House Hospice, Angharad Orchard popped into Radio Horton’s Live at Three programme on Monday to talk to Liz MacLeod about the Katharine House Hospice and care it provides in the local Banbury community. Following a successful Santa Fun Run at the beginning of December, which takes place […]


Official opening of Horton Endoscopy Unit

Official opening of Horton Endoscopy Unit

On Friday 25 November 2016 Dame Fiona Caldicott, Chairman of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will officially open the newly refurbished Endoscopy Unit at the Horton General Hospital. She will be joined by Trust Chief Executive, Dr Bruno Holthof, and staff from the unit. Dame Fiona will cut a ribbon to mark the official […]


Radio Horton provides spooktacular entertainment

Radio Horton provides spooktacular entertainment

As part of its Halloween celebrations, Radio Horton helped residents at The Ridings Care Home, Banbury celebrate Halloween. Member, and presenter of the Tuesday Night Project, Bob Dainty and staff from the Ridings decked the halls and donned the outfits, whilst playing music with a seasonal theme. Check out some of the photographs below.   […]


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. […]


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 […]