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Thank you to all those that attended and supported our 2024 Hospital Radio Colchester Fun Day on Castle Park

This is our biggest fundraising even of the year, and was another sucessful event

We look forward to seeing you all again in 2025

60th Anniversary

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During December 2023 we celebrated our Diamond Anniversary with a series of special events, including a 60 hour continuous broadcast and special programme from Colchester United

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Colchester MP Will Quince in the studio with Andy Patrick to kick off the 60 hours live broadcast which featured the Biggest Hits of the past 60 years, along with special guests.

Hospital Radio Colchester was launched on 22nd December 1963 by members of the supporters club at Colchester United. To commemorate we broadcast a special programme live from the Jobserve Community Stadium for the match between Colchester United and Salford City.

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Welcome to Hospital Radio Colchester.

Our service is available, FREE of charge, 24 hours a day on channel 1 on your Hospedia bedside unit.

If you are unsure how to tune in please ask a member of staff.


Hospital Radio Colchester is a registered charity which is funded by charitable contributions and the various

fundraising events that we run throughout the year.


We have been in existence for 60 years, and broadcast our services 24/7 to hospital patients across the Colchester area. It is a completely free service, run by volunteers that aims to make a patients stay in hospital a bit more enjoyable.


If you would like to know more about the history of the station, please see the history section under the "About Us" menu above.


Salvation Army Charity Concert

Saturday 6th July 2024

Clacton on Sea - 7pm


More Details

New Patients Magazine

Our 2024 patient magazine has been published, check out the details on our news page here

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Request Show Sponsorship

We are delighted that Tendring Careline has continued to sponsor the nightly Hospital Radio Colchester Request Show for another year. see details

Laura Ran 1/2 Marathon

Hospital Radio Colchester volunteer Laura Lee Pooran ran the Colchester half marathon for Hospital Radio Colchester.  See the full details here


Requests for Patients & Staff


01206 756400 or

*800 - If you are currently a patient in the hospital and have access to one of the 'Hospedia' bedside units. This is a free call.



Click on the Get A Request 


If you would like to make a donation to support Hospital Radio Colchester please click on the CAF Donations link.


The Hospital Radio Colchester Request Show is proudly sponsored by Tendring Careline


Click their logo to find out more information

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