To celebrate Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday on Monday 20th March 2017 Mid Downs Radio (MDR) based at the Princess Royal Hospital in Haywards Heath, will be broadcasting a special birthday greetings message throughout the day which will include messages from St Peter and St James Hospice (Dame Vera is Honorary President of the Hospice), The Princess Royal Hospital League of Friends (She is President of LOF), the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) and from Mid Downs Radio. The greetings will also contain famous Vera Lynn songs.
MDR will also be rebroadcasting Wendy Swinton Eagle’s (MDR Vice Chairman) interview with Dame Vera which took place on 28 February 2012. The ‘Spotlight’ programme can be heard at 9am and be repeated at 5pm on 20 March 2017
MDR can be heard in the wards, waiting rooms and public areas within the PRH and locally on 1350AM or through our website www.mdr.org.uk via the pink ‘listen live’ button
Mid Downs Radio is run entirely by unpaid volunteers and broadcasts music and entertainment 24hours a day/7days a week in addition to providing wide ranging information on health and social care issues within the PRH and to the wider local community