Hearing RedRadio Clatterbridge viewers were hearing red this evening, when the station featured the launch of a new play all about Liverpool winning the Champions' League. Amongst the big names to promote "One Night In Istanbul" was none other than LFC defender Jamie Carragher.Andy Bonner spoke to Carragher, actor and comedian John Bishop and writer Nicky...

Helping Win The RaceRadio Clatterbridge will be doing its bit to help win the fight against cancer. The station will be promoting this year's local Race For Life on air. The annual fund-raiser for Cancer Research UK takes place in Birkenhead Park on July 5th. More than 4,500 women are expected to walk, job or run 5k in a bid to smash the charity's target of £205,000....

Pursuing Their Dream!Up and coming local band The Pursuits came into Radio Clatterbridge this evening. The band were interviewed by Dave Robinson on the Monday Mixture and played a live session. Mark, Gareth and Paul talked in depth about their music and hopes for the future during the two hour interview. Fourth member Steve couldn't be there but all four of the boys...

Golden OldiesSome of our more "senior" presenters are taking part in a unique Wirral radio station, run entirely by people over the age of fifty. Ian Grant and Steve Lord will be part of Vintage Radio, a temporary station run by Help The Aged and based at the Birkenhead YMCA. Station bosses aim to address the problem that many mature listeners feel their...

Your Station Needs You!If you've got spare time on your hands and want to use it to help the community then Radio Clatterbridge may be able to help you. The hospital radio station is inviting applications for volunteers interested in helping the charity grow. This isn't a game show though. We don't need applicants who simply want to become a big radio star! There...

Future ProofRadio Clatterbridge is looking to the future after setting up a special team to steer the station through the next few years. It comes amid a number of changes taking place to a number of the health organisations based at Clatterbridge. The team, including presenter Steve Lord and former chairman Mike Eveliegh, will be looking at the question of...

Ch-Ch-Ch ChangesRadio Clatterbridge has introduced a series of measures to help the charity adapt to the life in the 21st century. Members of the station, which was established in 1951, voted overwhelmingly to adopt a new constitution at a special meeting this evening. It is the first update of the regulations in ten years, and reflects new technology and...

A Star Is Born?Congratulations to Radio Clatterbridge presenter Dave Harvey, who became a father this morning. Dave's wife, Melanie, gave birth to Imogen shortly before 4am. She weighed in at 8lb 8oz. We wish the new family all the best....

Sarah's FifthThe Saturday Crew were out in force earlier, as Sarah Russell marked five years as a member of the team. Dave Adams, June Wood, Natalie Kelly, Bethan Meredith and new member Vicky Stanley all joined in the celebrations on air. The crew then enjoyed a celebratory meal and drinks at a local hostelry!...

Time To Say Hello The Italian pop tenor Andrea Bocelli has knocked Katie Melua from the top of the Radio Clatterbridge request chart. The list is compiled annually from listeners' requests and dedications. Bocelli's Time To Say Goodbye raced straight to the top of the 2008 chart, followed by the Animals and Pavarotti. The song also topped the yearly classical...

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  • Making headlines down under

    The Gum Tips newsletterA globe-trotting cuddly koala has helped Radio Clatterbridge win a competition and become a talking point in Australia. The toy, dubbed Barry, is a mascot of an animal hospital in Port Macquarie, New South Wales.
  • 20 hour charity show

    The article in the Wirral GlobeIan Grant and Helen Sestan's 20 hour takeover of the Radio Clatterbridge airwaves made headline news. The marathon broadcast made it online and onto page 2 of the Wirral Globe.
  • Under The Hammer

    John Crane's Liverpool Echo columnOne of our regular guests had some kind words to write about Radio Clatterbridge in the local press. In his weekly column for the Liverpool Echo, Under The Hammer, auctioneer John Crane singing the praises of the station.