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  • Peter Milburn's Sentimental Journey

    7:00pm - 9:00pm

    For anyone who enjoys a trip down memory lane listening to everyone from Ella Fitzgerald to David Whitfield, Alma Cogan to Dickie Valentine, or Connie Francis to Tony Bennett.

  • Richard Allan's Musicals, Movies and Memories

    9:00pm - 11:00pm

    Richard says: "I think many people are unaware of how much an impact being a carer can have on people’s lives. I am delighted to have this opportunity through Care Radio to offer some kind of support throughout the music I play".

  • Late Night Love Songs

    11:00pm - 1:00am

    Two hours of perfect late night music from across the years, helping you to unwind with some "me" time.

  • Paul Hutton

    1:00am - 4:00am

    Paul says: "It probably sounds a bit twee, but I genuinely am honoured to be giving something back to the amazing people, paid and unpaid, that selflessly help others every day".

  • Ernie Rowe

    4:00am - 7:00am

    Ernie says: "I’ve experienced first-hand the astonishing level of care given by so many remarkable people in our NHS, despite near-impossible circumstances and the lack of pop-star wages".

  • 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".

  • Matt Rosser

    10:00am - 1:00pm

    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".

  • Martin Emery

    1:00pm - 4:00pm

    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."

  • Alex Cann

    4:00pm - 7:00pm

    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."

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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