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. ...

Festive Line-Up Radio Clatterbridge revealed details of its Christmas programmes today, with a feast of festive favourites for those unlucky enough to be stuck in hospital over the holiday. Highlights include Mike Eveleigh's Billboard Classic Hits on Christmas Eve. The next morning Andy Bonner will be asking two celebrity santas what they're up to for the day....

Lennon's Legend People across the country heard John Lennon's first ever radio interview today, thanks to Radio Clatterbridge. The station's exclusive 1962 interview with the Beatles was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 this evening, to mark the 25th anniversary of the former Beatle's murder. Paul McCartney tells Radio Clatterbridge presenter Monty Lister that "John is...

A Bright Night Radio Clatterbridge tonight broadcast live from the St John's Hospice Light Up A Life service. Presenters Vicki Wood and Claire Lassman reported from the annual fundraising event. Thousands of people turned up to see hundreds of lightbulbs illuminated in memory of their loved ones. ...

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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.