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Happy Birthday Radio Broadgreen

Wednesday October 19th 1983 saw the official launch of Radio Broadgreen with volunteers from Radio Newsham (which started in 1975).

The original studios were opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Merseyside Mr. K E Stoddart with LHBS Chairman Les Bather and Broadgreen hospital administration in attendance.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank all those past & present who have supported Radio Broadgreen for the past 35 years.

NEW PROGRAMME -Classic Albums with Peter Grogan

As the name implies, this new programme will feature an iconic album with details of the artist and details of the hit singles that came from a particular album. There’s plenty to choose from so which album will feature? Tune in every Saturday evening at 6pm to find out….

Fundraising

COVID-19 - February 2021 update

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, this charity is unable to open applications for membership at the present time. Due to new lockdown restrictions, some live shows have been suspended until further notice.

Although we are desperately looking for more members to join LHBS, the NHS Trust application process is set in such a way it is very difficult to get any applications conducted with the present COVID19 restrictions.

Once restrictions have been relaxed, we shall be advertising volunteer posts on our vacancies page.

NEW PRGRAMME - In The Drawing Room with Ken Anton

There is something about classical or chamber music and Sunday’s - it’s a match made in heaven.

So sit back and relax with Ken Anton every Sunday evening at 7pm for our new series “In The Drawing Room”.

Ken will guide us through some classical pieces ripe for a relaxing Sunday evening…..

NEW PROGRAMME - Time After Time with Ken Anton

So you recognise the song, but did you know it was a cover version?

Join Ken Anton every Sunday morning at 9 for Time After Time. A brand new series playing the cover version and the original. Which do you prefer? Listen out for some classics and some you may have never heard!

NEW PROGRAMME - Call Me Number One

Richard Smith takes us through a musical journey with the number one’s from two different decades.

Join him every weekday morning at 8 as he delves into the A to Z of Pop music library and features the number ones of two different decades.

Can you remember those that made it to the top?

NEW PROGRAMME - Rock Solid

Rock music is back for Thursday nights on Radio Broadgreen.

Rock Solid is a classic and progressive rock radio show. Playing music from the greatest bands of the seventies and eighties - Genesis, Rainbow, Pink Floyd, Yes and Led Zeppelin to name just a few.

Every week, we'll search through the archives to bring you two hours of the finest vintage classics as well as discovering some of the very best of the latest releases. So tune in and rock out every Thursday evening at 7pm!

Online Streaming

Please note, as of 1st January 2021 Radio Broadgreen will only be available to listeners in the UK and no longer available to other territories as per PPL webcaster licencing conditions.

Geo-ip locking will mean only UK recognised ip addresses will be allowed to connect to our stream. You will not be able to listen if your service provider, such as German company T Mobile, issues you with an non-UK or unrecognised ip address.

Playback Service

Please note, as Adobe Flash is no longer enabled on many computer devices, we have had to change to a non-Flash delivery of our Playback Service via this website.

You will now find recordings of our programmes available via a new webpage - “Playback”.

Both our Playback Service and online stream radio player are non-Flash and should work on most devices including Apple products.

Obituary - Dave Culshaw 1951-2021

It is with a deep sadness and a profoundly heavy heart that we inform you that Dave Culshaw has sadly passed away.

Dave joined LHBS/Radio Broadgreen in 1988 and was an integral part of Radio Broadgreen for over 30 years spending many hours on his Sunday afternoon show entertaining the patients. He was also a valued member of the LHBS committee helping to run the station whilst keeping the finances in check with his 2 spells as Hon. Treasurer.

Dave will be sorely missed by everyone at LHBS/Radio Broadgreen and we send out our deepest sympathies to all of his family and friends at this exceptionally sad time.

HBA Awards 2021

Radio Broadgreen have been nominated for four categories for this years HBA Awards.

“Best Female Presenter”, “Best Newcomer”, “Best Speech Package/Special Event” and “Station of the Year”.

The HBA Awards will take place virtually over the weekend of 19th/20th March 2021