red dot radio

2 hour show every night

record requests every night 8 - 10p.m.
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John Lewis - Sponsor
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'Heard It - Played It - Seen It'

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raising funds

Look for the yellow bin in the RVS canteen area

CDs, computer games and dvds can be turned into funds, so long as they have a bar code

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Welcome to red dot radio – one of over 200 hospital radio stations in Britain. Our programmes are available in:

  • Western General Hospital
  • Royal Victoria Building
  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

The mainstay of our programmes is the nightly request show from 8pm - 10pm where the patients choose all the music..

see recent top 40 data here

Top 40 2020

Top 40 2019

Top 40 2018

Top 40 2017

Top 40 2016

Visit our LIVE studio WEBCAM! Web Camera
(only available between 7 & 10 PM)


For latest information on coronavirus (covid-19)


Follow us around the site and see who we are. Support or Join our little group of hard working volunteers. We visit patients, play music and bring a smile to those who need it most.

Join red dot radio

red dot radio is always looking for talent. Read through our information pack and complete the application form today!

Bring a little joy to patients through the radio!


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Border Biscuits - main sponsors of the request shows.

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a little tale of the latest studio refurb!

Latest News


100 Club for 2021

**first draw November**




..and the lucky winner if none other than Ian Kirkpatrick our one time treasurer back in the 70s

what is it with treasurers!! Well done Ian and thanks for your continuing support.


many thanks to all those who susbcribed to our 100 club this year

100 Club 2021

this year's club is now fully subscribed


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