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celebrating 50 years of hospital radio in Dorchester

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  • Ridgeway Radio marks 50 years of broadcasting in the Dorchester area

    This week Ridgeway Radio celebrates 50 years of broadcasting in the Dorchester area. Read the article by Joanna Davis in the Dorset Echo here.

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  • John Constable and Osmington

    A new Special Feature is available to hear on our Listen page. Two hundred years ago John Constable and his wife spent their honeymoon at Osmington Vicarage in October and November 1816. From his many expeditions came some of those very famous paintings. This two part show,  performed by Tim Laycock and Colin Thompson, celebrates the occasion and is illustrated by music, song, stories and readings. Other aspects ..read more..


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    Ridgeway Today

    On radio channel 1 of the Hospedia bedside unit
    now and upcoming…

    6:00am-
    BBC Radio Solent
    6.00 The Early Show from Southampton
    6.30 Breakfast In Dorset from Dorchester
    9.00 The Big Conversation from Southampton

    10:00am-
    Purbeck Big band
    our resident band

    10:30am-
    Music Sweet and Easy

    11:00am-
    Ridgeway Magazine
    with John Shepherd and Mark Blackford.

    12:00pm-
    Legal Eagles
    with Barry White

    If it not possible to broadcast one of the listed programmes we offer Ridgeway Sound Mix, good talk, good music, good company.
    Full programme schedule here