New Selection For Christmas There's a new selection box for Radio Clatterbridge this Christmas. Rachael Howarth has handed over the reigns of the Tuesday Selection to newcomer Claire Vaughan. Claire, who hails from Northern Ireland, has been assisting Rachael with the programme for the last few weeks. ...

A Dubai Goodbye Rachael Howarth is waving a Dubai goodbye to Radio Clatterbridge. The Tuesday Selection presenter began broadcasting four years ago after completing her Theatre Arts degree, and is now moving to a new job and new life at a radio station in the United Arab Emirates. Rachael will also be familiar to listeners of Radio City and Magic 1548 in...

Full Marks Former Radio Clatterbridge volunteer Mark Bowness has won five thousand pounds from Dragon's Den regular Peter Jones for an entrepreneurial idea to help disadvantaged youngsters. The 28 year old also impressed Sir Alan Sugar's winner of the Apprentice, Tim Campbell, at the Make Your Mark competition in London with his plan to create the Liverpool...

Battle And Victory Danni Richards has proved that size isn't everything, after conducting an interview with up-coming music star Nancy Elizabeth. Instead of using a portable MiniDisc, the Wednesday Review presenter ended up recording the chat on the singer's own (slightly larger) Fostex VF80 Digital 8 Track machine. Danni says the quality was far superior to the...

Beryl Rings The Changes She was in her early 20s when she joined Clatterbridge Hospital as a telephonist. Now its time for Beryl Gelens to ring the changes as she retires from her job. Radio Clatterbridge volunteers were on hand to present Beryl, now Telecommunications Manager, with a card and flowers as colleagues threw her a party. Beryl has given much help and...

Lindsey Joins The Club Radio Clatterbridge presenter Lindsey Smith is joining the Clatterbridge Coffee Club from today. Lindsey takes over the reigns of the Monday mid-morning programme from Elaine Leaning. She'll be broadcasting live each week from 10am, in addition to her Saturday Afternoon programme, Lunchtime Live. Meanwhile, after ten years, Dave Harvey has closed...

Turning The Tables Radio Clatterbridge turned the tables on one of its founder members today. Don Farmer was one of the original boys to bring records into the hospital to play to patients. The service eventually became Radio Clatterbridge. Now Don is a patient himself, but we sparked a few memories when we took him a scrap-book of the Port Sunlight Boys Club. Don...

PJ Meets MP Wirral South MP Ben Chapman popped in to Radio Clatterbridge today. The Parliamentarian, whose constituency includes Clatterbridge, chatted to presenter Paul Johnston about life growing up in Cumbria, his time as a Civil Servant working in Africa, Tanzania and China, and how he ended up representing the local area at Westminster. The interview,...

Join Clunes For Coffee Actor Martin Clunes is helping Radio Clatterbridge promote one of the UK's largest fund-raising events this month. The Doc Martin and Men Behaving Badly star features in a new promotional trailer for the World's Biggest Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Clunes encourages listeners to take part in this year's event on 28th...

Chris Becomes Irish Rover The Saturday Crew gave Chris Kehoe a typically big send-off today, after the volunteer announced he was moving to Ireland. Chris has just finished his Forensic Biology degree and has joined an agency wanting to work in pharmaceuticals. And he's already gained an Irish accent and taste for the black stuff, after numerous visits to the Emerald Isle...

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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.