Station History

The History of Radio Wulfrun

1983 - The Station began broadcasting on 27th September 1983, initially to New Cross Hospital Three Nights a Week from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The Station was funded by Marks & Spencer, New Cross Hospital League of Friends, Patients Aid and WRVS.

1985 - The Royal Hospital linked up to the Station at New Cross Hospital.

1988 - Broadcasting increased to Four Nights a Week 7:00pm to 10:00pm, and Saturday's at 2:00pm to 5:00pm, Football Commentary from Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club at the Molineux commenced.

1990 - Service to the Royal Hospital ceased in anticipation of the relocation of The Royal Hospital to New Cross Hospital

1991 - Broadcasting increased to Five Nights a Week from 7:00pm to 10:00pm and Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm.

1993 - 10th Anniversary for Radio Wulfrun.

1995 - Broadcasting extended to current level, Five Nights a Week from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday 10:00am to 5:00pm and Three hours on Sunday, plus 10:00am to 12:00noon Monday to Friday.

1997 - Deansley Centre connected to Radio Wulfrun

1998 - R.S.L ( Restricted Service Licence ) granted to celebrate 50 years of the National Health Service.

2000 - A further R.S.L granted to Radio Wulfrun to celebrate the Millennium.

2001 - Fundraising started to buy New Equipment. Total raised £11,000 from local Companies.

2003 - Radio Wulfrun Website launched.

2004 - Fundraising started for a Second Studio.Target of £11,000.

2005 - New Studio fitted into Studio 1.

2005 - Connection to Patientline / Hospedia.

2008 - 25th Anniversary for Radio Wulfrun.

2010 - Relocation to New Studios.

2013 - 30th Anniversary for Radio Wulfrun.

2015 - New Radio Wulfrun Website launched.

2018 - Studio Refurbishment following a National Lottery Grant,

2018 - 35th Anniversary for Radio Wulfrun.