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Are you interested in listening to French or Italian music? What about Italian hip-hop and the French pop? Me too! See, this Sunday, we have Hannah, a Ripon Grammar School pupil studying A-Levels, making a show as part of her work experience. Hannah has been working closely with me, at a distance, as we walked […]

Girlguiding North Yorkshire West has been working on building a new Training, Activity and Residential Centre at Birk Crag on Cornwall Road in Harrogate for the last three years, and is hoping to be able to open the first floor of the building later this year for use by both its members and people living […]

Have you made your holiday plans yet? Once a simple question, might now require a rather complicated answer, given the current situation. But, as the coronavirus restrictions start to be eased it appears the first thing on many people’s minds is exactly that, ‘where can I go on holiday’? Perhaps not surprisingly after the long […]

Have you been checking out the high-quality, varied content of the HCR broadcast, recently? Well, that is brought to you by volunteers. In this email I want to give a shout out to the volunteers of the station – hell, I am a volunteer too – but this is for the hosts of the shows… […]

UK adults spent more time online on desktop, smartphones or tablets in 2020 than comparable European countries according to Ofcom’s annual study into the nation’s online habits. Ofcom’s Online Nation 2021 delivers a snapshot of an unprecedented year, when communication, entertainment, culture, retail, work and education moved more online. And, your favourite Harrogate Station was part of […]

Just a quick note; we have received an email from OFCOM saying that SSDAB is going to be made available to Harrogate & Wetherby area. It has been in the pipeline since the days of Stray FM and CMA have really been fighting in the corner of true community radio in ensuring there is a […]

So, you are off and running, you were inspired, or perhaps your children were, and you felt the pressure to do something about climate change. Those David Attenborough-esk TV programmes might have made you feel a bit guilty, or perhaps they created a light bulb moment of recognition about the threat we face to our […]

I have a great announcement for the station… on Saturday 29th May at 9pm, Harrogate’s very own DJ Trev is going back to back with Mark Archer from Altern 8 on Harrogate Community Radio – we are broadcasting the mix!. Altern 8 and their music defined an era and their impact is seismic and growingly […]

This is a guest post by Zero-Carbon Harrogate who we have invited to Blog every month, so I will let them say their part: As we start to see light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel our thoughts are naturally turning to the things we have missed over the last year or so, and […]

I have a bit of news. Sad news, in fact. One of the longest serving DJs on HCR has had to call time on his broadcast. Craig J presented his hour-long show Four On The Floor every Saturday at 8pm since the start of broadcast in 2019 – what the man brought to the station […]