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CHR SHORTLISTED IN TWO CATAGORIES AT THIS YEARS HBA AWARDS
1st January 2017

                                     
Coventry Hospital Radio has been shortlisted in Best Newcomer and Best Male Presentercatagories for this years National Hospital Radio Awards.

Marta Amado has been shortlisted for Best Newcomer awarded to those who have been in hospital radio for less than two years and going in to the awards for the first time.

Dan Sambell has been shortlisted for Best Male Presenter for the second time after being awarded bronze at last years awards. Dan said he was really pleased to be shortlisted for the second year in a row.  
     

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DAN SAMBELL AWARDED BRONZE IN BEST MALE PRESENTER CATAGORY
31st March 2016

       
                                                            
Coventry Hospital Radio's youngest presenter Dan Sambell was awarded with Bronze Award in Best Male Presenter category at this years Hospital Radio award ceremony which was held this year at Watfords Hilton Hotel.

Dan is a very keen volunteer and started volunteering with Coventry Hospital radio 4 years ago at the age of 16. At present he presents a weekly Monday show and has also served on CHR's committee as Proramme Auditor for the past 12 months.
       
 
CHR's NIGEL STEVENS ATTENDS COVENTRY CITY SKY BLUES LEGENDS DAY
17th February 2016

        
                                             
CHR Presenter Nigel Stevens had the privilege of going behind the scenes at Coventry City Football Clubs legends day on Saturday 13 February.

It is the ninth Legends Day since the Former Players Association was formed in 2007 and as usual there was a host of stars attending giving Nigel the privilege of chatting to Ernie Hunt, Dave Bennett, Greg Downs, Brian Kilcline (pictured with Nigel), Ian Wallace, Dennis Mortimer and legendary Sky Blues goalkeeper Bill Glazier.

       
 
COVENTRY HOSPITAL RADIO SHORTLISTED FOR FOUR NATIONAL AWARDS
1st January 2016
       
                                      
Coventry Hospital Radio has been shortlisted for an incredible four awards at this year’s prestigious National Hospital Radio Awards 2016.

The radio station has been nominated for station promotion, best speech package, best male presenter and station of the year 2016.

The nominations include a radio programme that followed a hypnotism which has been shortlisted for best use of station promotion. This award recognises excellence in speech-based programming or interviewing skills...........

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COVENTRYS 2015 ANNUAL LORD MAYORS VISIT TO CHR 
16th December 2015
       
                                                            
The festive season has come round again and Coventry's Lord Mayor Councillor Michael Hammon paid a visit to The Coventry Hospital Radio studios talking to CHR presenter Dan Sambell. As part of his visit he went on to wish everyone well and to wish everyone who was in University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. If you would like to have a listen to this years chat then visit our CHR Interview page.        
CHR BENEFIT FROM ASDA GREEN TOKEN SCHEME
21st March 2015    
    
                                   
Gary Davies from Coventry Hospital Radio receives a cheque for £200 on behalf of CHR after becoming one of Asda's Chosen by You green token scheme Winners at their Abbey Park store in Coventry.       
 
COVENTRYS 2014 LORD MAYOR PAYS ANNUAL VISIT TO CHR STUDIOS
19th December 2014
          
                                                 
The festive season is with us once again and Coventry's Lord Mayor Councillor Hazel Noonan is in the Coventry Hospital Radio studios for the Lord Mayors annual visit, this year talking to CHR presenter Dan Sambell, Hazel then went on to wish everyone who was in University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire a very merry christmas and a happy new year. If you would like to have a listen to this years chat then visit our CHR Interview page.       
COVENTRY HOSPITAL RADIO LAUNCH LIVE ON THE WEB
8th September 2014
      
                                                            

Forty Two years after hitting the airwaves. Coventry Hospital Radio have now hit the world wide web by taking its shows online. CHR held a 48 hour live relay broadcast which started at 16.00 on Friday 5th September 2014 to launch the station onto the web.
 
As well as providing a lifeline to many patients in the wards of Coventry University Hospital, the volunteers can now let patients' friends and family also tune in.
 
From the top floor of Coventry University Hospital................

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COVENTRYS LORD MAYOR VISITS COVENTRY HOSPITAL RADIO 
20 December 2013
      
                                                            
Coventry's Lord Mayor Gary Crookes and his wife the Lady Mayoress Shirley paid a visit to the Coventry Hospital Radio studios today along with UHCW Chief Executive Officer Andy Hardy for a chat on air and to wish all the patients a very Happy Christmas.

They also thanked all the Coventry Hospital Radio volunteers for all that they do to keep the patients company during their time in hospital.
   
   
RIP PETER CLARKE. 
2nd October 2013
        
                                      
Everyone at Coventry Hospital Radio was saddened by the death on 2 October 2013 of 29 year old trainee presenter Peter Clarke.
 
Peter had been a keen volunteer with CHR turning up every week and mixing in with the Wednesday team.
 
He was a passionate music fan and also a member of Grapevine Coventry, Peter also developed his DJ skills playing at Grapevines monthly club nights at Taylor John’s House in Coventry. He will be sadly missed by all at CHR.