Dave Plays A Cork-erMonday Mixture presenter Dave Robinson has been plugging Radio Clatterbridge in Ireland. Dave and his band Daywalker have been enjoying the craic in Cork where they played a gig at a venue called An Brog. Whilst over there, the lads were interviewed on Cork Campus Radio. The band gave Radio Clatterbridge a good mention live on air, and are hoping...

Our Own Digital Switchover As the Granada TV region gets set for the final digital switchover next month, Radio Clatterbridge is also now broadcasting in digital for the first time. New touch-screen terminals have been installed at the bedsides in Sulby Ward, which reopened in the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology last week. Patients can find our service by simply...

Vicky Sees Morrisey Storm Off Radio Clatterbridge volunteer Vicky Stanley found herself all over the local media after watching Morrisey storm off the stage at the weekend. The Smiths frontman left the Liverpool Echo Arena during his second song when he was hit by a plastic water bottle. Vicky, who is currently on work experience at the BBC, was interviewed on North West...

Senior SoundsSome of Radio Clatterbridge's more "senior" volunteers are taking to the airwaves again this year on Wirral's own radio station for the over 50s. Following its success in February, Vintage Radio is broadcasting again on 87.7 FM & through their website www.vintageradio.org.uk until 28th November. Run by and for the over 50s, the schedule is...

Scouting For CardsWith more Royal Mail post strikes on the cards in coming weeks, it's good to know that Christmas cards in Wirral will still get delivered on time thanks to local Scouts and Guides. What's more, Radio Clatterbridge will this year benefit from their annual Charity Post. Stamps costing 20p will be on sale from 21st November with the last day of...

Hospital Horror!There were ghost stories galore, tales of the paranormal & over 20 ghoulish tracks in the Saturday Crew Halloween Special today. Patients were hiding under the bed covers as Dave Adams, Beth Meredith & Vicky Stanley played songs including Monster Mash, Spirits Have Flown, Ghostbusters, Thriller, Don't Fear The Reaper and Ghost Town! ...

A Step Into The Future Hospital bosses have taken the first step into looking at the future of broadcasting at Clatterbridge. Facilities managers have agreed to pay for a site visit to investigate whether or not it is feasible to install an AM transmitter within the Health Park. Volunteers at Radio Clatterbridge are keen for a new system to improve broadcasts to...

Outfit Gets Change Good friends of Radio Clatterbridge, the Kevin Critchley Outfit, returned to the studios this evening for another interview with Dave Robinson on the Monday Mixture. Alex, Kevin, Mike and Luke came in to promote the charity night they have arranged to raise more for Clatterbridge Cancer Research. The gig is to be held at the View Two Gallery on...

Memory Laine Radio Clatterbridge took a trip down Memory Laine tonight, when a listener told us about a chance meeting with the original Mr Rhythm. Request collector Richard Calvert had a long conversation with a patient who recalled meeting Frankie Laine in a bar and getting one of his last autographs. We thought it was a good excuse for a tribute to the...

Neil's 30 Not Out Presenter Neil Jackson's 30 years of service to the station has been officially marked. Friend and Radio Clatterbridge colleague Neil Henry surprised him on air this morning with a long service certificate from the Hospital Broadcasting Association and a bottle of champagne. Radio Clatterbridge has played a pivotal role in Neil's life - he met...

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