Ron Laver Celebrates 45 Years at Radio Brockley

Ron Laver was presented with a special trophy and certificate to mark 45 years of volunteering at London’s longest-running hospital radio. Ron is the station’s second longest-serving volunteer, having joined way back in 1974, when the station was only eight years old. One of the station’s founder members, Barry Cobden (pictured below), came back to present him with the trophy, […]

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Alpha Sessions Celebrates 11th Anniversary

Radio Brockley followed up the hugely successful and award-winning “Alpha Sessions 10” event with “Alpha Sessions 11” on Sunday 17th November. The broadcast, marking 11 years of the New Music show, saw seven amazing music artists playing live in the studio, and chat about their music, to support the charity and raise the profile of hospital radio. The sessions were […]

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Radio Brockley Enters Eight HBA Awards Categories

Radio Brockley has entered a record EIGHT entries for the 2020 Hospital Broadcasting Assocation (HBA) awards. However, a major change in the rules for submissions this year means the race for the top prizes will be more wide open than ever before. This year’s entries were edited by Ron Laver and Alan Joyce, with the written entries provided by Keith […]

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Radio Brockley supports HeadStart Volunteers Programme

Radio Brockley is supporting an innovative volunteering programme that connects enthusiastic young people aged 16-19 to voluntary placements within their communities. The HeadStart project, run by The Challenge, enables young people to gain skills, gain confidence, and if they complete 16 hours of volunteering they are eligible for a part-time job interview! It also gives Radio Brockley a chance to […]

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Ed Sheeran tops August 2019 Request Chart

Ed Sheeran has returned to the top of our monthly request chart for August 2019, climbing three places from last month. Ed Sheeran tops our monthly chart for the first time since January. The chart chosen by the patients of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital sees The Beatles climb another place to the runners-up position. They topped our monthly chart […]

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HBA Awards heading back to Bolton

The annual Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) awards and conference are heading back to Bolton in 2020, just three years after they were last held there. The dates for the conference are Friday 27th to Sunday 29th March, with the annual awards and gala meal on the evening of Saturday 28th. It will be held at the Holiday Inn, and they […]

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Elvis Returns to No.1 on July 2019 Request Chart

Elvis Presley returned to the  our monthly request chart for June 2019, climbing one place from the previous month. Elvis was the most requested artist for the whole of 2018, as chosen by the patients of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. However it’s the first time he has topped our monthly chart in 2019. Elvis swaps places with Queen, who […]

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