celebrating 50 years of hospital radio in Dorchester
Photo of The President,Chairman and Robb Mott with commemorative plaque Photo of CUTTING the cake are Andy Worth, Peter Foster and Andy Venton watched by Mayor Tim Harries, Town Crier Alistair Chisholm and fellow broadcaster Heather Foster

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  • Blood Donors needed

    NHS Blood & Transplant Service are appealing for blood donors to attend the session in Dorchester shown on the poster since, so far, there is a particularly low fill rate. Please help if you can.

    Blood donor session poster

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  • Ridgeway helps Children In Need 2016

    Jim Davis has presented the Children in Need programme for listeners to Dorset County Hospital’s own radio station, Ridgeway Radio, for several years. Past guests have included Pudsey Bear, who was otherwise engaged this year, so ..read more..

  • Dorchester Remembers 2016

    A recording of the Remembrance Day Service at Dorchester War Memorial, 13th November 2016. Click the Play button to listen.

    Dorchester Remembers 2016

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  • Queen’s visit to Dorchester, 27th October 2016

    The Queen, Prince Philip, Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall all visited the town today – and hundreds of people lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the Royal party. Alistair Chisholm, Ridgeway’s President and Dorchester Town Crier, gave a special ‘cry’ to welcome them to the town. Andy Worth made a short video of the arrival of the Royal party at Dorchester South Station and interviewed Alistair afterwards about his announcement…. ..read more..

  • 60s Quiz Night

    A very entertaining 60s Quiz Night was enjoyed by a happy gathering of people at Dorchester Football Club on Saturday 8th October 2016 hosted by the Mayor and Mayoress of Dorchester, Tim and Anita Harries, ..read more..

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    Ridgeway Today

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

    Overnight with Ridgeway Radio
    keeping you company

    Ridgeway Dawning
    The dawn chorus and gentle music to ease you in to the new day

    BBC Radio Solent
    6.00 The Early Show from Southampton
    6.30 Breakfast In Dorset from Dorchester
    9.00 The Big Conversation from Southampton

    Purbeck Big band
    our resident band

    Music Sweet and Easy

    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

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