About Radio Clatterbridge

Founded in 1951, Radio Clatterbridge is one of the oldest hospital radio stations in the world. We are a registered charity run entirely by volunteers dedicated to providing an around-the-clock service of music, entertainment and information to patients, staff and visitors to Clatterbridge Health Park, Wirral, UK.

We need about thirty people to continue operating at our current level. People can volunteer to take part in any aspect of station life. People give up their spare time to present, assist on programmes, report on sporting events, visit the wards and collect requests, and catalogue music in the record library.

Radio Clatterbridge is run by an annually-elected Executive Committee (see below).

Behind The Scenes

Have you ever wanted to go behind the scenes at a radio station? Now’s your chance! Below, we take you on a more detailed visit to the station. If you would like to be shown around the studios in person, please contact us.

Chairman

Steve Evans

It is the Chairman's responsibility to preside over any Committee or Station meetings. The Chairman also has the casting vote on any contentious issue. This position is currently held by Steve Evans.

Treasurer

Dave Harvey

The Treasurer keeps a check of the station's income and outgoings and looks after all financial matters. Dave Harvey is the present Treasurer.

Programme Controller

Paul Johnston

The PC is in charge of schedules and the overall sound of the station. It is also their responsibility to keep Radio Clatterbridge on air over holiday periods and when people are away. Paul Johnston currently holds the position.

Secretary

Mike Eveleigh

The general member with this co-opted position takes care of administrative duties. They then follow up on the various tasks delegated at meetings, liaising with colleagues and contractors to ensure work is completed or in hand and often carries out some of this work. Mike Eveleigh currently holds this position..

Maintenance Coordinator

Ron Berkeley

This invaluable co-opted general member role comprises experience of all things electrical and mechanical to keep the station on air around the clock whilst ensuring the charity stays abreast of technology with valued advice. Ron Berkeley holds this position.

Our latest news...

  • Exercising bodies and minds

    Debbie Montgomery from Age UK Wirral Older people in Wirral are being urged to stay healthy by exercising their bodies - and their minds. Listeners to the Coffee Club programme have heard how a series of activities taking place locally can help them fire on all cylinders.
  • Foodbank appeals for help

    Richard Roberts from Wirral FoodbankA charity has appealed for Radio Clatterbridge listeners to help it feed local people in crisis. A number of workers based in the health park already donate to the Wirral Foodbank.
  • Kate Granger's #HelloMyNameIs legacy "to continue"

    Helen Sestan, Chris Pointon and Ian Grant display their #HelloMyNameIs signsThe co-founder of an international campaign for compassionate care has told Radio Clatterbridge that he hopes it will continue for generations to come. Chris Pointon came into the studio to talk about #HelloMyNameIs which he started with his late wife Dr Kate Granger.