VOLUNTEERS for Radio Horton have donated a grant total of £400 to the Horton General Hospital's charitable fund after Christmas fundraising at Banbury supermarkets.

The station is coming into its 53rd year of broadcasting and has been raising funds for the hospital at Sainsbury's for almost 30 years, and more recently Morrisons.

Over the festive period group members entertained shoppers and volunteer John Mayo, his wife Maria and dog Lola have now visited the hospital to present the cheque.

Mr Mayo said: "I have been involved with the station for over twenty years and was joined by Maria in 2009.

"We both enjoy Radio Horton and if we can make a difference to one person's stay in hospital, we have done our job."

Radio Horton will have been broadcasting for 53 years in July, raising a total of £23,000 for the Horton in that time.

The hospital's fundraising and projects manager Yolanda Jacob said: "A huge thank you to Radio Horton for their kind donation and for everything that they do for the Horton General Hospital. It really is appreciated."