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National Hospital Radio Awards 2017

April 2017

Congratulations to Debra Brown & Steve Allen who are joint hosts of The Flag Ship Show. They recently picked up a silver award at the National Hospital Broadcast Awards in Bolton for Best Programme with Multiple Presenters Here are a few comments from the Judges ; Silver: The Flagship Show Rookwood Sound These two were…

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Station Shortlisted at National Hospital Radio Awards

January 2014

Rookwood Sound has received 5 nominations for the prestigious National Hospital Radio Awards which take place this March in Bristol The Hospital Broadcasting Association Annual Conference will take place from 28th March to 30th March at Bristol’s Marriott Hotel. The conference weekend brings together stations across the UK, with a celebration of hospital radio, with…

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Anti Bullying Week 2013

November 2013

Anti Bullying Week 2013 Bullying can take place in a number of different ways, here are some support pages to help you identify bullying, and help to stop it Useful links: Useful links: Anti Bullying Week 2013 Anti Bullying Org

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Car Parking at Llandough

October 2013

New Plan for Car Parking at Llandough Hospital Cardiff and the Vale University Health Board has announced a new scheme to help relive chronic parking at Llandough Hospital Outside help is being brought in to tackle long-standing parking problems at University Hospital Llandough. The busy hospital site has suffered from chronic parking problems causing patients…

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Keep Safe in the Sun – News Special

July 2013

Keeping safe in a Heatwave Most of us welcome hot weather, but when it

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25 Golden Years of Rookwood Sound

January 2013

Rookwood Reaches 25 years!

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Rookwood Sound at Llandough

June 2011

Our New Studio opens at Llandough Hospital The move to our new studio complex at Llandough has begun, with the first of our new studios opening at Llandough On the 16th June 2011 our brand new studio at Llandough Hospital opened, and the start of ‘Rookwood Sound at Llandough Hospital’ was born! The official opening…

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On the move

March 2011

Rookwood Sound will be moving from the Rookwood Hospital site in 2011. Work has started on our new studio complex which is being built at Llandough Hospital. We will be moving into the old ‘Natwest’ bank! Keep your eye on our progress over the next few months….

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Charity of the Month

July 2009

Shoppers at Waitrose Pontprennau store have chosen Rookwood Sound as its Charity of the Month! Shoppers at the store were asked to put a green token in the collecting bin of the charity, that they thought deserved to be their charity of the month. Rookwood Sound was very lucky to pick up a nomination, but…

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Porthcawl Swim

December 2008

Rookwood Sound trainee braves the cold weather to raise money for the station Paul Chappell recently joined the station and is currently undergoing training to become one of our regular presenters. Paul joined hundreds of swimmers to brave the cold weather and sea off Porthcawl, to raise the money. He successfully raised

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21st Birthday Broadcast

October 2008

In 2008,we achieved a special year in the history of Rookwood Sound Hospital Radio, as we celebrated 21 years service to Rookwood and Llandough Hospitals From our humble beginning in October 1981, when Rookwood Sound first started broadcasting to Rookwood, we marked this anniversary with a special month long broadcast across Cardiff on 87.7FM. This…

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Annual General Meeting

March 2008

Date Reports March 2011

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Valentines Prize Draw

February 2008

Valentines Raffle On St Valentines Day, the Rookwood Sound Valentines Raffle was drawn after weeks of ticket selling! Find out if you were a winner below! Over

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Studio Refit

May 2006

In May 2006, our trusted Studio 1 had a refit. After 18 years of service the old MBI mixing desk was removed and replaced with a new Sonifex P2 Desk. The work was carried out by life member Ken David, and of course and army of helpers including Steve Allen, Gerard Gilhooley, Gavin Wilson, Richard…

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Rookwood Sound’s 18th Birthday Bash

October 2005

On Monday 31st October 2005, Rookwood Sound celebrated its 18th Birthday with a party for patients, members of Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust and of course members of Rookwood Sound, at the BBC Club in Llandaff! The evening was fantastic with cabaret from Frank Hennessey, Music from Lisa Jane Baker and Patrick O’Riadhan. Also on…

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All Requests Saturday

September 2005

On Saturday 24th September, between 10am and 6pm all we played was your requests, with most shows coming from the Central Square at Llandough! Charlie Brown, Neil Bailey, Richard Baxter, Steve Rees and Steve Allen presented during the day, with Lesley Jennings, Sarah Pound, and Debbie Brown tendering to our lucky tombola stall! Back at…

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Members Evening

May 2005

Following our success at the National Hospital Radio Awards we celebrated with an evening for all members of the station to attend. At the evening our president Frank Hennessey performed and presented training certificates, certificates of thanks to David Hanks and Beryl Munkley from Cardiff and Vale NHS Trust and the stations long standing ‘Jeff…

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Memorial to Julian Brinkworth

June 2004

In Memory for our former Vice President and Founder Member It was with great sadness that we announced the death of Julian Brinkworth, our Vice President and Founder Member of Rookwood Sound Hospital Broadcasting

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Long Service Awards

June 2004

On Wednesday 19th May, long serving members of the station were presented with a long service certificate. Congratulations to Huw Williams and Steve Allen for 15 years service each! Huw Williams being presented his 15 year certificate of service to Hospital Broadcasting by Life Member Richard Davies. At the recent Hospital Radio, Steve Allen was…

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Lord Mayor becomes our Patron

April 2004

The Right Honorable Lord Mayor of Cardiff has agreed to be the new Patron of Rookwood Sound. This is an exciting start to Hospital Broadcasting Week 2004! A special edition of Barry Island Discs has been recorded for broadcast during HBA Week! Pictured is the Lord Mayor, Ken David and Steve Allen.

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Annual General Meeting

March 2004

In March 2004, the Annual General Meeting took place with celebrations for our new trainee members who have completed training. Steve Allen Chief Executive said

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British Heart Foundation Cardiff Bay Jog

January 2004

The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has announced the recipients of the awards for top charity fundraisers at the Cardiff Bay Jog. A reception and prize-giving was held on 28th January 2004 at the Mansion House, Cardiff in the presence of Cardiff’s Lord Mayor, Cllr. Gordon Houlston and the Lady Mayoress. The British Heart Foundation is…

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