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During lockdown, PBHR adapted to being unable to visit the patients, staff and visitors of Hospitals in South Durham whilst maintaining a 24 hour service with its dedicated volunteers. In June we took the opportunity to apply for funding from HM Government and The National Lottery Community Fund to upgrade aging equipment and allow us […]

Funding from the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by The National Lottery Community Fund, has helped us to keep Prince Bishops Hospital Radio on the air during Covid-19. Prior to the pandemic, our studios were used 7 days a week by our team of volunteers. With the help of CDDFT Charity and Durham Freemasons we managed to equip […]

How Prince Bishops Hospital Radio, originally known as Auckland Hospital Radio grew from small beginnings. The station at Auckland Hospital Radio began life as a basic project which was conceived, and run by, a few dedicated individuals. It grew into a modern entertainment provider that was the envy of the professionals. In 1963 a small […]

Prince Bishops Hospital Radio is a registered charity, number 503367 Date of registration 15 Oct 1974 Other names AUCKLAND HOSPITAL RADIO (Old Name ) AUCKLAND RADIO (Old Name ) SOUTH WEST DURHAM HOSPITAL BROADCASTING SERVICE (Old Name ) SOUTH WEST DURHAM HOSPITALS BROADCASTING SERVICE (Old Name ) Prince Bishops Hospital Radio (Working Name ) Governing […]

PBHR has been known as many names since 1978. Several moves, restructures, experiments, experiments and awards, we still provide 24 hour entertainment to the patients, staff and visitors of our hospitals.

Prince Bishops Hospital Radio, which has seen its volunteers broadcasting from makeshift studios in their homes, has been given a £1400 boost from Durham Freemasons.  When the Coronavirus prohibited volunteers from carrying our usual duties within Bishop Auckland, Darlington Memorial and Richardson Hospital in Barnard Castle, it had to move operations offsite into the homes […]

Prince Bishops Hospital Radio, which has seen its volunteers broadcasting from makeshift studios in their homes, has been given a £1400 boost from Durham Freemasons.  When the Coronavirus prohibited volunteers from carrying our usual duties within Bishop Auckland, Darlington Memorial and Richardson Hospital in Barnard Castle, it had to move operations offsite into the homes […]