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Hi, I am Andrew Backhouse and I am responsible for the technical side of the station. My day job is as a Web Designer, so it seems quite fitting for me to take up that mantle. I am writing this post in the first person so that you know what I have been up to. […]

When I last heard from Nidderdale Community Welcome back in November 2020, they were at the start of their journey to welcome a vulnerable family to Nidderdale. Well, they’ve been busy since then getting their application drafted, getting their excellent website up and running, and other administrative chores like a bank account. The group are […]

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS), is conducting a review of the radio industry. They are very interested in learning more about who tunes in to community radio stations like ours, and about when and why they listen. We want as many of our listeners as possible to be represented in the [...]

So, are you feeling festive yet? No? Well… we’ve got something to cheer you into the Christmas mood. Harrogate Community Radio has teamed up with Harrogate Virtual Christmas Market 2020 and a range of Independent businesses to give away some fantastic gifts! Starting on Sunday, across our social media,  there will be daily different prizes for 12 […]

This Sunday sees the return of Thoughty Auty. In this month’s episode, Thomas talks about delicate subject of “should I Get My Child Diagnosed With Autism? – Early Vs Late Diagnosis w/ Luis Oddy” – and he handles it with care and attention. It is no to be missed. Should you get an autism diagnosis […]

There are now plenty of ways to listen to Harrogate Community Radio. As I mention here, on this page, I go in to all of the ways people can tune in to HCR. But, new ways have recently been added and I would like to tell you about them in this post. So, here goes… […]

Well, I am chuffed – as are the rest of the Admin. Scooby, Allan and myself would not have thought that a plan hatched on a balmy summers night in 2019 would have had the legs it has had to reach one year old. And, what support we have picked up on the way. Not […]

We have enabled the digital-hoo-daa to allow people to become a member of Harrogate Community Radio. This is a Member Service that will keep you in the loop for developments in the Station as well as raise your profile locally. There are ways of sponsoring the station that I outline HERE but I figure I […]

We are going back to the sound of yester-year on a Sunday, every week, on Harrogate Community Radio. And, you are welcome to join us! There are a couple of shows I hope to draw your attention to that will leave you grooving and with a smile on your face. These two shows are Soul […]

We all know that lock-down is getting a bit… well, boring. Would you like to do something to alleviate the boredom? We have just the thing: Virtual Insanity – and, you have a ticket! Virtual Insanity is going to be a special one-off broadcast on Saturday 25th April at 1pm. It will be a five-hour […]


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