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Radio Marsden Christmas returns for 2015 on DAB digital radio!

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas here at Radio Marsden! We’ve been celebrating Christmas with patients and staff at the Royal Marsden Hospitals for over 40 years, and for the second year running we’re launching an extra service dedicated to the most wonderful time of the year!

This year it’ll be even easier to listen – you’ll be able to hear the service on our website (click Listen Live) . . . → Read More

Fundraising Heroes from Radio Marsden!

Lucy Conquest Royal Parks Half Marathon in aid or Radio Marsden with her medal

It’s been a very busy few weeks here at Radio Marsden, with some amazing fundraising efforts from our volunteers.

We saw the end of The Big C Challenge ran by The Royal Marsden. Our very own Alan Flood of Thursday night request show fame took part in a very drastic way by cutting off his own luscious locks as part of the challenge. For those of you who have met Alan around the wards or . . . → Read More

The Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal

We are very pleased to report that the current total raised by The Radio Marsden Mobile Phone Appeal is £2,276.65.

A full list of local drop-off points that will accept unwanted phones and raise valuable resources for Radio Marsden can be found here on our website! Alternatively, the reception desk at the Sutton branch of the hospital will accept any phones donated, as will the Facilities office just off reception on the blue corridor.

Thanks . . . → Read More

A new time for the Request Show Replay

For those of you who like another chance to hear the Request Show, from Monday 14th September the Request Show Replay moves to the new time of 8 – 10am each morning. The Replay already goes out at this time on weekends.

There’ll also be an extra chance to hear each evening’s Request Show from midnight until 2am.

Request collectors will continue to visit the wards every evening ahead of the Request Show, which is . . . → Read More

Father and Son day at The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

RM Father and Son day - Dermot O'Leary and his father

RM Father and Son day – Dermot O’Leary and his father

This week, fathers and sons are teaming up to help raise awareness around male cancers and to raise money in support of The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity.

Father and Son Day was set up by Daniel Marks and Jack Dyson, two friends who have both survived testicular cancer, and whose fathers both had cancer. The campaign aims to inspire men by celebrating the . . . → Read More

A marathon success for Peter Newsom!

Peter Newsom celebrates completing the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Radio Marsden

Peter Newsom runs in the Edinburgh Marathon Festival in aid of Radio Marsden

For long time listeners and followers of the station, some of you may remember Alf Newsom, fondly known as the “grandfather of Radio Marsden” – who was a presenter, fundraiser and officer for many years at the station.

Last year Peter and his son Robert ran the Cardiff Marathon in aid of Radio Marsden raising a whopping £1,027.96, and at the . . . → Read More