Radio Maelor in Wrexham has been broadcasting to the patients of Maelor Hospital since 1979 when it was started by the Hospital’s League of Friends. Yet, despite thirty-three years of broadcasting, the station has had a bit of an image change in the last twelve months. Radio Maelor is the latest station to be featured in The Changing Face of Hospital Radio section of Community RA+Edio.
Catherine Ollier, Wednesday night presenter, 8pm, Join Our Club
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Catherine Ollier has been working at Radio Maelor since she was 19 years old and presents the Join Our Club programme. In 2010 she was awarded a certificate from the Hospital Broadcasting Association for fifteen years of service to the station. She told Community RA+Edio about how the station has been changing its image.
Radio Allerton in Leeds is this week’s hospital radio station to be profiled in The Changing Face of Hospital Radio section on Community RA+Edio.
The station began broadcasting at 10am on Saturday 11th March 1978 and has been serving the patients of Chapel Allerton Hospital ever since.However, it has not always been smooth over the past thirty-four years.
Radio Allerton’s Chairman, Francis Klonowski told Community RA+Edio about the station’s broadcasting journey.
Francis Klonowski, Radio Allerton Chairman.
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Image used with permission of David Fortune
We’re continuing our series of articles in The Changing Face of Hospital Radio this week by spotlighting Radio West Fife in Dunfermline.