Castle Mead Radio

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Castle Mead Radio
CityHinckley, Leicestershire
Broadcast areaHinckley Hospital, Sunnyside Hospital
SloganThe Station You Feel at Home With
First air date9 November 1990 (1990-11-09)
FormatGeneral Music
Transmitter coordinates52°37′52″N 1°09′24″W / 52.63122°N 1.15668°W / 52.63122; -1.15668Coordinates: 52°37′52″N 1°09′24″W / 52.63122°N 1.15668°W / 52.63122; -1.15668

Castle Mead Radio is a hospital radio station broadcasting to Hinckley and Sunnyside Hospitals in Hinckley, Leicestershire, England. It provides music, talk and entertainment to staff, patients and visitors.[1] It has been broadcasting since late 1990. In 2011 to mark its 21st birthday began broadcasting on the internet.[2]


  • "Past Times: A new sound for the town". The Hinckley Times. 12 April 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  • GARDNER, PAUL (12 November 2015). "25 years of the UK's smallest station". The Hinckley Times. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  • ASHE, ISAAC (25 February 2015). "Radio DJ hits the big time with new role". The Hinckley Times. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  • HAMBRIDGE, KAREN (23 February 2015). "Leicester City fan collapsed and died while heading to Everton from Hinckley". The Hinckley Times. Retrieved 17 July 2016.

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