Category: Charity

Refitting Studios

May 22, 2016 - Charity - 0 Comments - Chat

There is never a dull moment in volunteering, this is quite true at Bedrock, Since our merger with The Jumbo Sound, we’ve had a lot on our plate. I’ve had a team of Trustees to oversee different aspects of the merger  – But the bit I’ve gotten myself most involved in is the studio rebuilds! […]

Merges & Acquisitions

Apr 28, 2016 - Charity - 0 Comments - Chat

I always find that volunteering at Bedrock has presented a range of new challenges, and the last few months have given us a new one…. A merger! Bedrock has expanded, and it’s all gone rather smoothly. I’ll be honest and say a lot of the work was done by delegation, having the correct people talking […]

Bedrock Two is coming!

Aug 29, 2015 - Charity, Radio - 0 Comments - Chat

This August another one of my crazy ideas has become a reality – we’re setting ‘Bedrock Two’ So this rather ambition project I have had in mind for a couple of years. Following some research at it being done at two other stations and hearing a relative form of success. We’ve agreed funding, invested in equipment. It’s finally […]

Thoughts: Hospital Radio Conference 2015

Apr 23, 2015 - Charity - 0 Comments - Aside

Your always learning… that’s a true fact. I attended my first Hospital Broadcasting Association (HBA) Conference & AGM earlier this year, in Newcastle. It was an experience, with the opportunity to visit another studio, see the trade show and hear what the HBA is doing. Myself and Lee (Bedrock Engineer) decided to take a chance […]

Santa Raising Funds For Hospital Radio!

Nov 19, 2014 - Charity - 0 Comments - Standard

Santa’s Grotto will be  open every Saturday and Sunday from 10am until 4pm on the build up to Christmas. The grotto is a fun and magical activity for children to visit Santa at just  £4 per visit per child, 50%  of which will be donated to Bedrock. Bedrock’s Chairman, Mathew Watson says: “We are absolutely thrilled to have been asked to be Santa’s Helpers for second year, […]

Bedrock; BHR Chief Exec Interview.

Aug 29, 2014 - Charity, Radio - 0 Comments - Audio

During my Evening show at Bedrock I was joined by Chief Executive, Matthew Hopkins, Of BHR Hospitals Trust. I spoke to him about his experience in healthcare,  and how the Trust are improving patent care.you can listen again to my with Matt interview below; Or over at www.bedrockradio.org.uk  – This interview was first broadcast Thursday 28th August, 2014.

Bedrock Web-stream Launch

Feb 24, 2014 - Charity - 0 Comments - Image

On Sunday 16th February Bedrock Hospital Radio launched their web-stream, helping mark it’s 50th anniversary. Putting it more into the public eye, allowing the ‘outside world’ (outside the Hospital at least) to listen. with press coverage and reports on local radio, we where shouting about what we where doing to the local area. and during […]

Royal Opening

Jan 13, 2009 - Charity, Radio - 0 Comments - Image

In 2009, to mark the official opening of Bedrock’s Studio in the Queen’s Hospital, Romford.  I was asked to present a special broadcast in honour of our royal guest, HRH Duchess of Cornwall Camilla, I explained the aspects of presenting and spoke about how Hospital Radio is still plays an important roll in helping patients […]