Egg On Their Face Hospital engineers were left with egg on their face today, when they accidentally cut through the cable linking the Radio Clatterbridge studio with the wards. It means the voluntary-run station will sadly be off air for the important Easter period. Management hope the service will be restored early next week. ...

Biker Bunnies Return More than 8,000 bikers rode into the hospital today, and Radio Clatterbridge was there to mark the occasion. They were here for the Wirral Egg Run and came in all shapes, sizes and costumes to deliver easter eggs for local sick children! The event, which was heavilly promoted on the radio station, began in 1980 and is now one of the biggest...

Vic Storms The Fort Radio Clatterbridge presenter Vic Charles stormed Fort Perch Rock today, when his band supported Merseybeat favourite and BBC Radio Merseyside presenter, Frankie Connor. The concert was one of The Merseybeat Story series of concerts at the popular Wirral venue. When he's not lending his dulcet tones to Friday's Clatterbridge Coffee Club, you can...

Not So Secret Garden Radio Clatterbridge went green today, when the station broadcast the official opening of a new hospital garden. Staff and patients at the Wirral Neurological Rehabilitation Unit kept their green fingers crossed for spring sunshine, and they weren't disappointed! The garden is a great area for patients to relax, but also has different surfaces to...

Reaching The Audience Radio Clatterbridge has written to the Chief Executive of the Wirral Hospital NHS Trust to clarify how the station can work with the Trust to improve the broadcasting system at Clatterbridge. Chairman Mike Eveleigh has also asked Len Richards to commission an examination of the system, which has reception strength which varies from ward to ward....

Sundays Go Stateside Radio Clatterbridge goes Stateside this weekend! Presenter Mike Eveleigh is turning the airwaves American with a brand new programme for Sunday mornings. America's Greatest Hits features the biggest tunes from the US album and singles chart. Mike's Good Time Oldies programme moves to Saturdays at 4pm, featuring hits from the '60s and '70s. ...

Broadcasting To The Globe Radio Clatterbridge has launched a new service with one of the borough's free weekly newspapers. Wirral Globe readers can now keep up-to-date with what's happening at the station by visiting our own page on the paper's website. Whether it's details about how to make a request for a loved one, programme news or updates about the charity, it will...

Des O'Gonner Radio Clatterbridge has come to the rescue of council chiefs who needed help launching a super recycling bin. Liverpool City Council was looking for embarrassing records to help with a photo opportunity for the new bring bank. The station helped out by digging out a couple of Des O’Connor’s LP’s from its extensive album collection. Programme Contr...

Trust Us Radio Clatterbridge has aired a debate about the issues surrounding Wirral Hospital becoming an NHS Foundation Trust. Presenter Paul Johnston has interviewed Chief Executive Len Richards, who explained the benefits of having greater independence in the way the hospital operates, free from government control. A twelve week consultation period on...

Text Therapy Relatives and friends of Radio Clatterbridge listeners now have a new way of showing they're thinking of their loved ones. From today, people can send a text message to the station to ask for a message, dedication or request for anyone on the Clatterbridge site. This is in addition to the existing ward visitors, website and internal telephone...

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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.