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.

RCHT 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, with walkers able to raise money for individual wards or 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 hospitals.

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 of our entry of the 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”.

Justin Leigh Visits CHBN Studio

Truro’s hospital and community radio station welcomed a very special guest into its new studio at the Royal Cornwall Hospital this weekend.

Spotlight front man Justin Leigh is also Honorary President of CHBN Radio and this was his first chance to see the station’s new second studio which has been in operation since the station launched across the community on 100.8 FM in April 2014.

Around 15 of the station’s members were on hand to meet Justin and talk about what they do at CHBN.

CHBN and Sainsburys Truro to Support Comic Relief

CHBN were at Sainsburys in Truro on Friday 13th March to help staff and customers at the store raise money for Comic Relief.

The CHBN team were in the store foyer all day providing music and entertainment during the day to those who were fundraising.

All the activities in the store that day raised over £1,220 for Comic Relief.

In Conversation with... Mark Jenkins

Mark Jenkins was 'In conversation with...' Clive on Wednesday 25th February 2015.

He is a Cornish film producer who is Associate Lecturer in Media and the Moving Image at Falmouth University. Mark won the Copplestone Award in his early career and has recently been awarded the Nick Darke Award 2014. This will see Mark developing the film screenplay for the film about primitive artist Alfred Wallis, Old Iron.

Truro Hospital Radio Annual General Meeting

On Sunday 8th February, Truro Hospital Radio held its 2015 Annual General Meeting.

This meeting was an opportunity to reflect on and celebrate the many achievements of the charity over the previous year whilst also looking ahead and outlining the priorities for the coming year.

New CHBN Magazine Now Available

The latest edition of the CHBN Magazine is available NOW!

Inside you will be able to discover more about CHBN and our programmes, read about the station's history and recent developments, learn how you can help the station and find out more about the team of volunteers who work hard to keep the station running.

Look out for the magazine around the Royal Cornwall, West Cornwall and St Michael's Hospital's and across the community. Alternatively you can browse our magazine online using the link below.

Truro Day 2014

CHBN were pleased to support the inaugural Truro Day that took place on Sunday 14th September 2014.

Mike Brown, Peter Dowsett, Johanna Dowsett, Jason Moyle and Jack Uterhark hosted a special 7 hour-long programme through the afternoon broadcast live from Boscawen Park in the centre of the city where the events were taking place.

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