It was in the 1950’s that the husbands of the WRVS, who worked in the West Bromwich & District Hallam Hospital, decided to provide a football commentary service to the patients in hospital on West Bromwich Albion.
This service was the only broadcast in those days, and although the service has improved 200% since then, it is with regret that Sandwell Hospital Radio no longer broadcasts a commentary service on the Albion. We did have our own press box at the Hawthorns, sadly most of our members left to find new pastures and now we don’t have enough volunteers to carry on with this service.
Sandwell Hospital Radio was known as Sandwell Valley Radio, which used to broadcast from the basement of the hospital, right next door to the morgue!
Days & times on Air
Thursday’s (Music Machine): 6:00pm-8:00pm
Sunday’s (Soul & Motown 2:00pm-4:00pm
I Sometimes provide cover to other presenters as and when
Here are some related posts:
- Another blog on Hospital Radio (6/17/2012)
- Blog on Hospital Radio (6/8/2013)
- Charity Night In Aid of Sandwell Hospital Radio (7/5/2015)
- Check out Sandwell Hospital Radio on Youtube (3/31/2014)
- Fundraising Night in aid of Sandwell Hospital Radio (8/13/2014)
- Keep up to Date with Sandwell Hospital Radio (2/11/2013)
- Music Library at Sandwell Hospital Radio (8/25/2012)
- Quick Update on Hospital Radio (3/14/2015)
- Sandwell Hospital Radio 29th Birthday This Saturday (1/20/2014)
- Sandwell Hospital Radio are celebrating the NHS 66th anniversary (7/2/2014)
- Sandwell Hospital Radio Studio (8/25/2012)
- SHR Is Officially Computerised (9/15/2012)
- Why I decided to do Hospital Radio (5/2/2014)