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...

Chilling Out With Rob Local musician Rob Morris helped cool things down at Radio Clatterbridge this evening. He chatted to presenter Dave Robinson on the Monday Mixture about his work, hopes for the future, and the international CD that he currently has a track on called Chill Out. To find out more about Rob, or to buy the disc, you can visit his website or email him h...

Sound With The PoundAs a youngster, he used to smuggle himself into German clubs to listen to the Merseybeat bands. Now Manfred Kuhlman has smuggled himself into Radio Clatterbridge to talk about his new book, Sound With The Pound. Described as the ultimate anthology of Mersey bands of the 60s, it has been a labour of love for the author. Manfred told Vic Charles how...

Bank Holiday BeatlesRadio Clatterbridge celebrated the music of the Beatles today, in a special bank holiday edition of the Golden Hour. Listeners heard their favourite tunes from the Fab Four and got another chance to hear part of our 1962 interview with the band - their first as a group. The Golden Hour returns to sixty minutes of non-stop oldies tomorrow from noon....

Philip OwenIt is with great sadness that Radio Clatterbridge has learned of the unexpected death of one of its biggest supporters. Philip Owen was a great exponent of the station in his role as chairman of the Clatterbridge Hospitals League of Friends which he served for mre than twenty years. He was also vice chairman of Crimestoppers (Merseyside). It's...

The Outfit Fits!Local band the Kevin Critchley Outfit popped into Radio Clatterbridge to perform in session on the Monday Mixture. The band was formed two years ago in Liverpool, and they have performed gigs throughout the UK, including with Ian McNabb at venues such as the Carling Academy. They talked to presenter Dave Robinson about their unique sound, their...

In a League of their own
Clatterbridge Hospital League of Friends recently donated £2,000 to enable the station to buy two new computers. The new hardware replaced equipment which had been powering the output 24 hours a day since 2003, and was becoming increasingly unreliable. Chairman Philip Owen visited Dave Adams at our studios to see the new PCs in action. He also...

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