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FUN DAY 2024 - Date Announced

We are pleased to announce the date of this years Hospital Radio Colchester Family Fun Day

The event will take place on Bank Holiday Monday, 27th May 2024, on Lower Castle Park, Colchester.

We have a full day of entertainment and attractions planned. More details to come. Check out our Fun Day page for more details

New Patients Magazine Published

With the support of the great team at Smile Publications our brand new Patients Magazine for 2024 has been published.

Packed with useful information about Hospital Radio Colchester and many of the supporting services in the hospital, the magazine has long been popular with patients, staff and visitors.

We have had a close association with Smile for nearly 30 years, and would like to thank them again for helping us publish such a great magazine. Big thanks to all the advertisers that have made the publication possible.


The magazine is distributed to patients bedsides every time we visit the wards and is also available online here

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Tendring Careline continues sponsorship of the Hospital Radio Colchester Request Show

Mark Westall and Clair Ellington from Tendring Careline with Hospital Radio Colchester Station Manager Andy Patrick.

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


Mark Westall, Commercial Manager of Life Opportunities at Tendring District Council said 'Tendring Careline are happy to be sponsoring the Hospital Radio Colchester request show for a another year. We are proud to be associated with another service that does its best for its customers and is always there for them'


The Request Show is broadcast weekday evenings from 8pm and Sunday Mornings from 10am.



Laura Completed the Colchester Half Marathon, raising funds for Hospital Radio Colchester

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Laura Lee Pooran, one of our key volunteers on the Wednesday team kindly run this years Colchester Half Marathon on Sunday 21st May in support of Hospital Radio Colchester.


Laura, who has been volunteering with Hospital Radio Colchester for over a year and is a keen runner, was running with the Boxted Runners. Through the kind sponsorhip of many of Laura's friends and family we are extremely grateful that Laura raised around £500.

This is a terrific result - THANK YOU LAURA! 


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