Mike Cleeve

It is with great sadness that we report that one of our longest serving volunteers, Mike Cleeve has passed away. Mike worked at Durham Hospital Radio for 25 years and his chocolatey, velvet voice will be greatly missed.  Mike was on air on Friday nights, and he enjoyed Big Band and Swing music, however, his…

National Hospital Radio Awards 2017

Didn’t she do well?! Our very own Dawn Finnigan won a silver award for the Special Event category at the National Hospital Radio Awards 2017. Dawn covered the Miner’s Gala in Durham.  The judges said they loved the coverage of the Miners Parade.  “Great at painting images in the listeners mind, with plenty of flavour…

Internet only broadcasting

Durham Hospitals Radio is currently unable to broadcast to patients at the University Hospital of North Durham. This is because the company who supplies the bedside units, Hospedia, has removed all of the units. However, we are still broadcasting on the internet, and our programme schedule on week nights will remain the same: 7pm Early show…

National Hospital Radio Awards 2016

Didn’t she do well?! Our very own Eileen Thompson was shortlisted for the Female Presenter of the Year in the National Hospital Radio Awards in 2016! Out of 220 entries, Eileen came an amazing 5th. The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the…

Coverage of Durham Women FC home matches

Durham Hospitals Radio continue to broadcast live coverage of Durham Women FC’s home matches in the Women’s Super League from New Ferens Park. Our own John Middleton provides the commentary, so if you would like to have a listen, then all you need to do is click on the “listen live” button on this website…