Sound Waves Take To The Airwaves

Back in May, Sound Waves Community Choir performed live in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support and Auckland Hospital Radio were there broadcasting the event live.

The performance was a great success, not only for the choir, but also for MacMillan who managed to raise over £1000 on the night.

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Sound Waves Take To The Airwaves

Back in May, Sound Waves Community Choir performed live in Bishop Auckland Methodist Church in aid of MacMillan Cancer Support and Auckland Hospital Radio were there broadcasting the event live.

The performance was a great success, not only for the choir, but also for MacMillan who managed to raise over £1000 on the night.

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The UK’s Most Listened To

The figures are in and it is official. AHR have got 2014 off to a great start. In the first quarter of 2014 we are delighted that we’ve achieved 74% audience share in Bishop Auckland Hospital making us officially the UK’s most listened to hospital radio service (on the hospedia platform).

Programme controller Simon Temby said ‘Our volunteers work extremely hard to provide the service we do and it makes the hard work all worthwhile.’

You can hear AHR online via our listen live link.

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Hamsterley Forest 10k Support AHR

AHR are thrilled that the 2014 Hamsterley Forest 10k has chosen to support us as their charity for the year.

All runners will be given a sponsor form to raise money for AHR as well as receiving a cash donation from the event.

AHR will be providing public address and entertainment to the runners and it promises to be a fantastic day.

To participate in the event, check out the Hamsterley Forest 10k website.

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Mother’s Day Special

On Mother’s Day, AHR teamed up with MacMillan Cancer Support for a day of live programming. We had interviews from a Macmillan information facilitator, Susan Cook who runs the Bra Clinic for people affected by cancer, Allison White who is affected by cancer and also has her own support group, volunteers and fundraises for Macmillan. Also a lady who has cared for her daughter for the past 4 years this and much much more, with some fantastic music played along the way.

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Live from National Railway Museum

On Saturday 22nd February, Auckland Hospital Radio broadcast live from Locomotion (NRM) in Shildon. The programme was broadcast from midday as we covered the Mallard 75 event.

The Great Goodbye is the last time that all six A4 locomotives will come together before the transatlantics return to their home museums.

It was an unmissable programme for railway enthusiasts and those interested in local history and will be repeated very soon on AHR.