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Residents Requests

April Haywood

for St Thomas Care Home in Basingstoke

From Dawn to Dusk – Patients and Staff at Basingstoke Hospital were treated to a live on air 2012 minute Marathon weekend.

For a staggering 33 hours and 32 minutes Chris was on air at Hospital Radio Basingstoke, presenting a mix of shows including the best bits of 2012 and all to raise much needed funds for HRB.

Chris,,a volunteer HRB presenter since February this year wasn’t aiming to beat the Guinness World record for the longest radio show, currently held by Radio 1 DJ Chris Moyles, or the longest ever radio show which is held by an Italian DJ who lasted a total of 183 hours in May 2009. Chris just wanted to keep the banner flying for HRB and their 40 year commitment to hospital radio and entertain patients and staff all weekend.

Chris pictured below, said he was really pleased to have such a lot of support from other HRB volunteers and staff and patients on the wards. HRB, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary year and over 79,000 patient requests, were delighted at this innovative way to help raise funds for the Charity which is run solely by volunteers and relies on public contributions to help towards running costs.

Marilyn Price, Chair of HRB said how proud she was of Chris for his commitment, giving up his entire weekend volunteering at hospital radio and taking the 24 seven literally, and entertaining everyone, live on air.

Florence a long term patient said "how she loved listening to HRB as it kept her mind occupied during her stay in hospital. She also wanted to thank the staff as well who she said offered first class care".

To add an international touch to the weekend Chris was joined by HRB presenters from Spain, Vernon Pearce and from France, Paul Le Feuvre. 

Helping out in the Studio was Jeremy Miles, Julian Oliver,David Lawrence and Dave Warren along with Programme Controller, Neil Ogden.

Chris wasn’t just doing this for fun but to raise much needed money to ensure HRB has a bright future.  

 

 

 

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00:00

The Reel Music Show

Paul J Rose
02:00

HRB Nightshift

Relaxing Music through the night

05:00

Easy Like Sunday Morning

The relaxing music continues
07:00

The Best of British Classical Music

Peter Grogan
08:00

HRB Classic Gold

09:00

HRB Morning Mix

News and features
10:00

The Classic Chart Show

Ray Oxley
11:00

Dave Leonard

Music on Demand at the Weekend
12:30

The Magic of the Musicals

13:30

Neil Ogden

The Sound of Sunday Series 30 - Music on Demand at the Weekend
16:00

Residents Requests

April Haywood

for St Thomas Care Home in Basingstoke

17:00

Sunday Night 70s and 80s

18:00

St Michael's Church Basingstoke

Sunday Service

Recorded this morning

18:30

Reflections

19:00

On The Sunny Side of the Street

Ken Anton
20:00

The Sound of Country

Vernon Pearce
21:00

Looking Back with Terry Firth

Terry Firth goes back to the news and music of a week in the past

22:00

The A to Z of Fathers Day

Richard Smith