CHBN's 70 Hour Marathon Broadcast

To help celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the NHS, CHBN broadcast live for 70 Hours from the Trelawny Wing Reception Area, Royal Cornwall Hospital between 19:48 on Thursday 5th July to 18:00 on Sunday 8th July 2018.

This special broadcast was kindly sponsored by Q-Park and Mothercare, Truro.

National Hospital Radio Awards Shortlist

CHBN is delighted to have made the shortlist in three categories of the 2018 National Hospital Radio Awards.

The station is in the top 10 shortlist for the following categories:-

Best Station Promotion – for Kath Layte’s 60’s and 70’s Show.
Best Newcomer – Jeff Jacobs.
Station of the Year.

The winners will be announced at the 2018 National Hospital Radio Awards ceremony in Windsor on Saturday 24th March.

Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal Singathon

Last weekend CHBN covered the 24-hour singathon from Truro Methodist church which raised around £6500 for the Cornwall Birth and Baby Appeal.

We recorded the entire event and edited highlights will be broadcast today, Wednesday 18th October, between 12noon and 2pm, repeated Thursday morning 10am to 12noon.

The programme is also available to play on-demand on Mixcloud at www.mixcloud.com/CHBNRadio

BookMark Live

On Thursday 5 October 2017 the day dawn grey – overcast and raining menacingly. Not the ideal day for transporting audio mixers, microphones and other assorted items into a school for a major outside broadcast. Fortunately, by lunchtime, the day had changed completely and all was set fair for our ‘school trip’.

Sainburys Fundraiser

On Sunday 20th August 2017 a team of volunteers from CHBN were at Sainsbury’s in Truro raising funds for the Hospital Radio service by packing bags and helping customers with their shopping.

The team raised a fantastic £688.39. A heartfelt thank you to all the shoppers who supported us on the day.

Get out your Pom-Poms for World Mental Health Day

Two Truro organisations which promote good mental health - and who have both recently featured on CHBN - are joining forces to host a special evening to mark World Mental Health Day this October.

Stacie Clark of New Day Knitwear and Hayley Stanton of Quiet Connections will be opening the doors to their office so that people who have been affected by, or know someone who has been affected by, mental health issues such as anxiety, depression and low self-esteem can connect and create with one another in a calm, relaxed environment.

CHBN Launch New Web Stream

CHBN have now launched a new and improved web stream for those who listen to the station online.

In addition to the quality and reliability being improved, we now also offer two streams - AAC STEREO and MP3 MONO.

The AAC stereo stream offers the best quality using highly efficient state-of-the-art audio technology and should play in most browsers on most devices.

Walk For Wards 2015

On Sunday 14th June 2015, the second Walk for Wards took place at Trebah Gardens near Falmouth, raising money for the Royal Cornwall Hospitals Charity.

Walk for Wards, is part of a national initiative and at RCHT was used to raise funds for the Royal Cornwall, St Michael’s and West Cornwall hospitals. Walkers are able to raise money for individual wards, departments or RCHT’s general charitable fund.

The walk was supported by many departments and staff from within the hospital's trust together with local people who were keen to support their local hospital.

CHBN Scoops National Award

CHBN has scooped the Silver Award for “Best Station Promotion” at the National Hospital Radio Awards 2015, which took place on 28th March in Newcastle.

The judges said the following about our entry, which was a promotion appealing for new volunteers: “Interesting retro-style to this promo, with good sound effects that assist in the delivery of a clear message with humour”.

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