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Obituary - Dave Culshaw 1951-2021
It is with a great 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” - Georgie Clark ;“Best Newcomer” - Andy Houghton ;“Best Speech Package/Special Event” - RBG Sport Covid Special and “Station of the Year”.
UPDATE - CONGRATULATIONS to Andy Houghton on winning GOLD! The HBA Awards took place the weekend of 19th/20th March 2021 during the annual HBA Conference.
Radio Broadgreen CHILL
It’s time to CHILL….
Things can be a bit crazy these days and it can all seem rather stressful so take some time out and tune into Radio Broadgreen CHILL.
Non-stop acoustic tracks by amateur composers via Pixabay Music.
The BIG Broadcast 2021
Once again Radio Broadgreen will join many other hospital radio stations across the UK and Ireland to bring you The BIG Broadcast.
Join Richard Smith and a host of others for 48 hours of entertainment from 6pm on New Year’s Eve including the BIG Ben chimes at midnight through to Sunday 2nd January 2022.
The whole event will be streamed live, so put the date in your diary (or smart-phone) as we say goodbye to 2021 and welcome in 2022.
Obituary - Tommy Callagher 2nd October 2021
It is with a deep sadness and a profoundly heavy heart that I have to inform you that Tommy Callagher has sadly passed away after a short illness.
Tommy was the face of Radio Broadgreen to everyone within the hospital it self throughout his time with us. He was the life and soul of our request show and helped fundraise thousands of pounds for the station as well as the British Heart Foundation.
Tommy will be dearly missed by everyone at LHBS/Radio Broadgreen and we send out our deepest sympathies to Christine, all of his family and friends at this exceptionally sad time.
The funeral service will take place on Monday 18th October. We shall be broadcasting one of Tommy’s last shows on this day from 2pm to commemorate the life of Tommy Callagher.
Obituary - Alan Myers 10th November 2021
It is with great sadness that we have learned that Chairman of HRFN (Hospital Radios’ Football Network) that provided commentary of all Everton and Liverpool fixtures for Radio Broadgreen has died.
Alan Myers was a big Blues fan and it was a privilege to join the network in 1986 and provide commentary to the blind & partially sighted fans at Goodison Park as well as radio commentary for hospital patients via Radio Broadgreen.
Our sincere condolences to Alan’s family during this difficult time.
(Pic) Alan was presented by Everton FC with a shirt in 2016 following 30 years of service.
Applications for Membership - Update August 2022
As Radio Broadgreen is based on the Broadgreen site, all applications for membership to this charity have to be processed by the hospital trust.
Applications for membership are now OPEN with vacancies listed HERE
*NHS Volunteer terms & conditions apply including ID checks and an NHS Volunteers induction.
Playback Service - June 2022
Please note our Playback Service is no longer available.
Although it proved to be popular, we currently don’t have the staff able to produce and upload the programmes to our website. It may return once our NHS Trust allow us to advertise for new members.
The A to Z of POP! 1000th Show
Congratulations to Richard Smith commemorating 18 years of The A to Z of POP! Programmes by producing and broadcasting his 1000th show LIVE.
The three hour special will be broadcast on Sunday 7th August 2022 from 4pm running through the alphabet from A to Z will a host of special guests along the way.
So tune in on Sunday 7th from 4pm
The Real Enjoyment of Jazz
Following the retirement of LiverpoolJazz, we would like to welcome Mike Winn with his weekly programme “The Real Enjoyment of Jazz” to Radio Broadgreen listeners.
We know how popular jazz music is in the Liverpool area and so Mike’s hour of finest jazz music is most welcome addition to our schedule from Saturday 20th August.
Make sure you tune in every Saturday evening from 7pm or 6pm every Sunday evening!