Harrogate Hospital Radio nominated for five broadcasting awards

Harrogate Hospital Radio has been nominated for a string of industry Oscars in this year’s National Hospital Radio Awards.

Harrogate Hospital Radio nominated for five broadcasting awards Harrogate Hospital Radio has been nominated for a string of industry Oscars in this year’s National Hospital Radio Awards. The National Hospital Radio Awards celebrate the continued efforts of volunteers from its member stations, who have continued to bring entertainment, light relief and information to patients. ‘The Happy Hour’, with Daniel Wilson, Oliver Scruton and Mark Oldfield, is nominated again for Best Show with Multiple Presenters. In 2023 the show won Gold in this category. Also, in the category for Best Show with Multiple presenters is ‘Chill out – with Barb Nixon and Martin Fretwell.’ On account of her Vibrant and entertaining work on ‘Solid Gold 60s’, Ellie Jackson has received a nomination for ‘Best Specialist Music Show’.  Ellie is also nominated once again in the category for ‘Best Female Presenter’. And Harrogate Hospital Radio are in the running for ‘Station of the Year.’ Mark Oldfield, Harrogate Hospital Radio Chairman, said:

“It is wonderful to be nominated in five categories, and to have our presenters receive the recognition they deserve for their excellent work at the station. “Since launching on FM in September 2021, we have continually produced a range of high-quality, enjoyable, interesting programmes for patients in the hospital and the surrounding area, building up the profile of the station and recruiting new talent. “I'm incredibly proud to be Chairman of this magnificent charity, and these short listings demonstrate the sheer quality of the talent we have within Harrogate Hospital Radio.”
Alan Dedicote (Mr Voice of the balls and Strictly Come Dancing) President of the HBA, said:
“Hospital Broadcasting organisations across the UK have continued to deliver entertaining entertainment, news and information to healthcare users this year. “Our member stations remain committed to serving, producing and presenting dedicated local radio for the healthcare community. “Our National Hospital Radio Awards recognise the talent and dedication of hospital broadcasting volunteers, and this year's entries showcase that remarkable talent and commitment.”
Winners of The National Hospital Radio Awards will be announced on Saturday 13th April as part of the annual HBA conference. Anyone wanting to find out more about Harrogate Hospital Radio and the work it does can do so here. Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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