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As we enter into December, you’ll hear our festive jingles and plenty of Christmas music to get you into the Christmas spirit. From 1st December, we are launching a new schedule. We’ll continue to bring you all your favourite programmes, but we have 2 new programmes on our daytime schedule. Craig Robinson will bring a […]

Last week on PBHR we ran a competition in association with Gibsons Games. We asked you what year Gibsons was founded. The correct answer was of course 1919. All the correst guesses were put into a draw and Dennis Duncan spun the wheel live on the breakfast show. Lucky winner Sue Hewitt was selected and […]

Dennis Duncan will be the new sound of breakfast across South Durham as he launches a new breakfast show. Dennis has presented weekday mornings for 16 years on Prince Bishops Hospital Radio, but from Monday 7th August he will presenting a brand new breakfast show. Tune into Dennis from 8am, every weekday for 2 hours […]

PBHR will be launching on DAB+ across Darlington and Bishop Auckland on Friday 4th August at 9am. The new service will be officially launched by the Chairman of CDDFT NHS Trust, Richard Scothon and Chair of the CDDFT Charity, Kathryn Featherstone. You will be able to find us on your DAB radio under the name […]

On Monday 3rd July, PBHR hosted another successful quiz night at the popular Spice Lounge Indian Restuarant. Ruth Stapleton took to the microphone to entertain a sell out crowd with 4 fun quiz rounds. The event was enjoyed by all and raised £1,000 for PBHR. If you missed on the quiz, don’t worry, we host […]

On 10th December, PBHR broadcast live from Bishop Auckland Methodist Church. The Sound Waves Community Choir performed a fabulous set to a delighted audience. You can watch the full performance here. The concert will be rebroadcast on PBHR on Christmas Day. If you want to download a copy of the video, right click here and […]

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 […]

We were delighted that the people of Bishop Auckland and surrounding areas nominated Prince Bishops Hospital Radio as their chosen charity in store. Over the last couple of months, shoppers have been putting their blue tokens into the box to decide which local charity should get a share of a £3,000 grant. Prince Bishops Hospital […]

Around 25 new digital radio stations are coming to south Durham under plans announced today. The channels will be available from Durham Digital who are bidding for an Ofcom licence to provide the channels to an area including Darlington, Aycliffe and Bishop Auckland. The consortium is made up of local broadcasters Bishop FM, Aycliffe Radio, […]

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 […]

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