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Babies on the maternity unit at Darlington Memorial Hospital are going to be a little quieter from now on, thanks to the ‘Baby Shusher‘. Curtesy of the team at Independent Media News, Dennis Duncan had one of the sought after units to give away. An on air competition was held and listeners were asked to […]

Richard Smith and the team from The Big Broadcast will be taking over the airwaves of Prince Bishops Hospital Radio from 6pm New Years Eve till 6pm on Sunday 2nd January. You can hear the marathon broadcast here on Prince Bishops Hospital Radio For the full schedule, CLICK HERE You can watch the show by […]

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 […]

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 […]

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