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Covid survivor Mandy organises charity concert to thank hospital that saved her life

In 2020, Mandy Mitchell, from Holsworthy, spent an astonishing 93 days in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at North Devon District Hospital.

She was admitted to the hospital with Covid19 on Sunday March 22, just hours before the UK went into its first lockdown. Mandy spent the next five-and-a-half weeks in an induced coma and was given only a 50/50 chance of survival.

The ICU team risked their own lives to save Mandy’s, and against the odds, on June 22, a total of 96 days later, she was able to leave hospital and come home to her family.

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Special Care Baby Unit @ NDDH Benefits from Tarka Haunted Live!

Nick Jupp-Chair and Keith Turner- Vice Chair present a cheque to Kate Constable (Over & Above Fundraiser) for £1000 to The Special Care Baby Unit at North Devon District Hospital. This is just one of three charities that benefitted from the Tarka Haunted Live event at Seafield House, Westward Ho! back in october 2022. The Special Care Baby Unit hope to used these funds to help develop the unit for years to come!

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Fern Centre @ NDDH gets a little helping Hand

Nick Jupp- Chair and Keith Turner- Vice Chair present Tasmin Andrew (Fern Centre Manager) and Kate Constable (Over and Above Fundraiser) at North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple, Devon with a cheque worth £2556.31 after the teams fundraising event for Tarka 36. This donation from the Tarka Team will go towards the running costs for the Fern Centre that provides accomodation for patients families while they are recieving treatment at North Devon District Hospital, Therapy sessions and counciling services that are run from this Health and Wellbeing Centre for patients who need it most in North Devon.

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us at Tarka Radio.

We are always on the look out for new members as presenters or to join our fundraising team.

Here's to 2023!


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Keith Turner Receives Life time Membership

Nick Jupp was delighted to award Keith Turner his lifetime Award see video below

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Tarka Haunted Live is a GO!

The team behind their epic fundraising event Tarka36 are back to bring you Tarka Haunted Live on 31st October 2022 from 12pm till 1st Nov 2022 12pm. The team of Juppers, KT, Lisa and John with a little help from the rest of the Tarka Radio gang will bring you a Live sponsored 24hr Marathon broadcast from their haunted location.

Charities Chosen are Childrens Holiday Foundation (North Devon), Special Care Baby Unit @ NDDH and Tarka Radio.

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