Programmes coming up ..

  • Helen Bowden

    3:00pm - 6:00pm

    Helen says: ""My heart goes to anyone having to care full time for a loved one or as a job. You are amazing and brilliant people and should never be underestimated".

  • Dave Price with The 80s Show

    6:00pm - 9:00pm

    Dave says: ""I hope , through my knowledge of music, my sense of humour, and a real interest of how music affects your mood, reaches emotions and prompts memories, I am very much looking forward to being on air with and spending some time with you."

  • Peter Fairhead's Country Show

    9:00pm - 11:00pm

    Peter says: "I'm absolutely delighted to be part of Care Radio, playing the music I love and have spent the last forty years presenting on the radio".

  • Alan Steadman's Jazz Waves

    11:00pm - 1:00am

    The very best of Jazz from across the years, presented by the longest standing jazz radio presenter in the UK.

  • Andy Hoyle

    1:00am - 4:00am

    Andy says "Care Radio has re-focused me on why I loved radio so much in the first place. It’s great to know, that even in a small way, we can make a difference by being a friendly voice when it’s needed, providing company and companionship".

  • Martin Emery

    4:00am - 7:00am

    Martin says: "when we think about it, we all probably know somebody - a friend, a colleague or family member - who provides care, either professionally or unpaid. Care Radio is for them."

  • Helen Bowden

    7:00am - 10:00am

    Helen says: ""My heart goes to anyone having to care full time for a loved one or as a job. You are amazing and brilliant people and should never be underestimated".

  • Alex Cann

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    Alex says "I have huge admiration for the care sector, which dates back to my own stint in Sheffield Children's Hospital in 1991 having a leg lengthening operation. The nurses were just fantastic, and I feel this is my opportunity to give something back to a profession that has faced unprecedented challenges over the last few years."

  • Matt Rosser

    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    Matt says: "people who care for us - in hospitals, homes, wherever care is needed - are people we are lucky to have. If we didn’t acknowledge it before, we certainly do now and we mustn’t stop".

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Thankyou For Caring - Fiona Gilder
In December 2021, we launched our Thank You For Caring campaign with Ernie Rowe presenting Interflora bouquets to three very special carers in Croydon and Guildford, where we also switched on more Care Radio DAB transmitters. <br /> <br />An anonymous text from a fellow staff member at St Helier Hospital, Carshalton asked Care Radio to thank Fiona Gilder for her thirty-four years’ service and incredible dedication especially over the past two years during COVID-19. <br /> <br />After the pandemic struck, Fiona wa