Everyone who works for us is a volunteer. We have no paid staff, which means all of our people want to be with us and they love what they do. Our volunteers range in age and background, but we’re always looking for more people to join our team. We operate primarily out of Bishop Auckland […]
Prince Bishops Hospital Radio is a registered charity in England and Wales, number 503367, under the name of Auckland Hospital Radio. (This is being updated following our recent merger with Darlington Hospital Radio). Charitable aims are outlined on Charity Commission Documents and our constitution: ‘To relieve sickness, infirmities and the disabilities attendant amongst persons living […]
Small Beginnings It was in 1963 that a small group met in the St Helen Auckland Community Centre and heard about hospital broadcasting for the first time. They listened to a local resident, Mr Jim Wild, describe how the idea had achieved success in other parts of the country and how, he hoped, it could […]
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On 19th November 2017 Auckland Hospital Radio’s Trustees met to vote a name for a brand new radio service which would broadcast to Bishop Auckland Hospital, Darlington Memorial Hospital and The Richardson Hospital in Barnard Castle. Since 2014 Radio Skerne have been broadcasting to Darlington Memorial Hospital from Auckland Hospital Radio’s Studios in Bishop Auckland. […]
As we enter our 40th year, we continue a long standing friendship with Spice Lounge, Bishop Auckland. Since 2008 we have hosted a series of quiz nights at the popular Bishop Auckland Restaurant. With the support of ‘Issy’ and his team of dedicated fundraisers, the station managed to raise £3,500 last year, which kept us […]