Married To The Vent Radio Clatterbridge has marked this year's Hospital Broadcasting Week with a moving interview from one of its biggest supporters. Author Carl Holmes, who's had support from various celebrities including Only Fools And Horses stars David Jason and Paul Barber, became hooked on hospital radio when he spent nearly four years in hospital after a...

Station highly commended in national awards Radio Clatterbridge was tonight highly commended in the annual National Hospital Broadcasting Awards. The trailer, promoting the overnight programme Night Tracks, was entered into the Best Promotion category. Judges rated the station's entry as one of the top five in the country. The announcement was made at the Hospital Broadcasting...

Juicy Gossip Have you heard who's been part of Juice FM's Breakfast Portion this week? Radio Clatterbridge's very own Carla Butt has been on air with presenter Louis Hurst at the Liverpool-based station. The young apprentice has also been answering the phones all week, as part of a course in broadcasting provided by the Ariel Trust. Carla says she really...

Changing Times Radio Clatterbridge listeners will benefit from a raft of brand new programmes from today. Kicking off with an extra hour of Weekend Wake-Up, Paul Johnston then presents Lunchtime Live each Saturday. The station's musical biography series, Music's Greatest, can be heard on Sundays from noon. At 3pm, Lionel Malkin's Mish Mash takes to the...

Count Me In Sarah Russell has been voted on to Radio Clatterbridge's executive committee. The Saturday Crew member will take over as Treasurer from Graham Johnson, who has been in the role for three years. She was overwhelmingly voted in to the position at the charity's Annual General Meeting this afternoon. ...

Who Has The X-Factor? The quest to find the Clatterbridge worker with the x-factor has drawn to a close. The votes are now being counted in the 2005 Radio Clatterbridge Staff Achievement Award. Patients and their visitors can nominate any worker based on the site - from doctors and cleaners, to physiotherapists and porters. The winner will be announced later this...

Robbie Ousts Frank Robbie Williams has ousted Frank Sinatra in the battle for the most requested song on Radio Clatterbridge. More people asked for Angels by the former Take That singer in 2005 than any other tune. It topples Sinatra's My Way, which had reigned supreme for the last three years. However the Rat Packer holds on to the top spot in the list of most...

Oh Yes He Is... Congratulations to former Radio Clatterbridge presenter Gareth Philips, who produced his first national TV programme today. Gareth was the man behind Coronation Street's Christmas Panto as a finale to ITV’s 50th anniversary. The story was into the soap's Christmas storylines and crammed with songs, comedy, special effects and dancing. Gareth s...

Christmas Stars Radio Clatterbridge is celebrating Christmas in style, and the stars have come out to help! Liverpool comedian Ken Dodd and New Zealand singer Hayley Westenra have been telling listeners about their festive plans and thoughts about the season. Hayley and Doddy, who is also the patron of Radio Clatterbridge, also both sent their best wishes to the...

A Special Day It's been a special day for listeners to Radio Clatterbridge. Presenter Wayne Lowe gave children from Claire House an early Christmas present when they enjoyed a special trip to the studios. And the station said goodbye to Gareth Martin today. After presenting Music Matters for a number of years, the hospital porter is hanging up his headphones. ...