Station News

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 […]

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 […]

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 another typed transcript of an email from Harrogate Community Radio – keeping you up to date with developments in your community radio station. I hope to tell you a bit about some of the excellent shows we have going out over the weekend – hear me out and tune in; there is no […]

We have updated our App. The Harrogate Community Radio app has had a lick of paint and is looking doozy. The app has the ability to stream the station and to keep up to date with the blog. • For Apple users, head HERE. • For Android users, head HERE. Nb. Android users; the app […]

As Spring springs, I thought I would write up the Newsletter that has just gone out this Friday evening – so that everyone can get the gossip. If you ever want to sign up to the newsletter, there is a sign up form located on the right hand side of the site, as you look […]

Hello and I hope you are well? Do you have a spare minute to lose some Lock-Down Lard and to help Harrogate’s coolest radio station at the same time? Do you wish that the whole town was talking about your station as much as you love tuning in to it? Well, we think we are making some […]

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. […]


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