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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 […]

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 […]

As our colleagues in the National Health Service ramp up efforts to deal with COVID-19, Prince Bishops Hospital Radio has taken the decision to halt all live programming from Bishop Auckland and Darlington.As our colleagues in the National Health Service ramp up efforts to deal with COVID-19, Prince Bishops Hospital Radio has taken the decision [...]

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic we took the difficult decision to close our studios to our volunteers. In these uncertain times, we believe hospital radio is more important than ever. With NHS visiting being restricted we were very keen to continue as many live broadcasts as possible. The NHS Trust, through the kindness of donations […]