Radio Brockley Turns 51

Radio Brockley – London’s longest-running hospital radio station, celebrates its 51st Birthday today (2nd October). The station was started back on 2nd October 1966 by six volunteers – Barry Cobden, Mike Solomons, Mike Alinek, Ian Downs, Dave Wilkins and Malcolm Mallett. It was officially opened by Harrow East MP, Roy Roebuck. The first ‘studio’ was just off the “slope”, near “Intensive […]

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Elvis Presley Tops September Request Chart

Elvis Presley was the most requested artist on Radio Brockley in September, topping our chart for the second month in a row. He finished ahead of The Beatles, Tom Jones and Ed Sheeran in our monthly poll of most requested songs at the RNOH. There was no clear winner for the most requested song of the month but favourites included […]

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RB Attends RNOH “Thank You” Day

Radio Brockley members gathered with other volunteers at the RNOH “Thank You” Day, held outside the Jubilee REHAB Ward on Saturday 23rd September. The afternoon featured free taster sessions from The Disability Foundation (TDF), a selection of hot food and scones, Scottish dancing, and three live acoustic acts from our very own Alpha Sessions shows who gave up their time […]

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SCAT Charity Fundraising Update

Sarah Wright from the SCAT Bone Cancer Trust charity popped down to Radio Brockley recently to update listeners on all of their latest fundraising projects. SCAT (which stands for Skeletal Cancer Action Trust) are a charity dedicated to the advancement of bone cancer research, and provide support and care to patients at all stages of treatment. Their fundraisers this year […]

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Big Wins for Radio Brockley at HBA Awards 2017

In 2017, Radio Brockley has won in three categories at the annual Hospital Broadcasting Association awards, announced on 25 March. Station of the Year – Silver Best Speech Package (The Story of Radio Brockley) – Gold Best Specialist Music Programme (Music Travels with Daniel Edward) – Bronze Best Female Presenter (Judy de Hellner) – Nominated The Radio Brockley delegates are […]

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50 Years of Radio Brockley: Our Golden Anniversary

On 2nd October 2016, Radio Brockley was fifty years old. We celebrated by doing lots of extra programmes during September, and over the actual anniversary weekend. This included a number of former members coming back and reviving shows and formats from years gone by. We finished with a reunion party, when five of the six original members came back to […]

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New Studio Dedicated to Paul Downer

Radio Brockley Studio

Radio Brockley were recently able to rebuild our presenters’ studio thanks to a generous legacy from our former volunteer and friend Paul Downer. We are sure that Paul would have been delighted with the new studio and we welcome you to come and visit us if you are a patient at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. If you’d like to […]

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