Friends Reunited A number of members of Radio Clatterbridge helped celebrated the birthday of another local station tonight. Marcher Sound is celebrating its 21st anniversary this weekend. Numerous people who have volunteered for Radio Clatterbridge have also worked in a professional capacity for the Wrexham-based station. Phil Rodgers, Paul Johnston, Claire...

Doddy Becomes Patron Ken Dodd says he's tickled pink to be asked to become the first patron of Radio Clatterbridge. The squire of Knotty Ash has accepted the honourary role after receiving a formal request from the station's Committee. Doddy, who has previously recorded messages of goodwill for listeners, says he was "discomknockerated" by the invitation. ...

Charting Frank's Hits Radio Clatterbridge has helped Frank Sinatra to the top of the charts. The crooner's single My Way, which was voted number one by our listeners last year, is the most requested song on hospital radio stations across the country. Birkenhead-born country singer Charlie Landsborough makes an appearance in the list of top ten artists. ...

Vice President Calls EGM The Vice President of Radio Clatterbridge has called an Extraordinary General Meeting for members of the station. Dave Wilson has this evening announced his intention to hold an EGM to discuss the way forward for the organisation following the decision of Vic Charles to stand down as Chairman. The meeting will take place at 2pm on Sunday 5th...

Telecall Nearly Here Hospital bosses have revealed that patients in Clatterbridge are just weeks away from getting state-of-the-art entertainment systems at their bedsides. Telecall, which brings TV, radio and the internet to a personal flat-screen monitor and headphones, is expected to be fully operational on site by the middle of September. For the first time,...

Parking Fears Allayed Fears over new parking measures at Clatterbridge Hospital have been allayed, for now. Hospital bosses want to introduce parking permits to control the level of cars within the grounds. This would undoubtedly have an effect on volunteers and visitors at the Radio Clatterbridge studios. But hospital sources have told the station that, with parking...

Chairman Stands Down Radio Clatterbridge stalwart Vic Charles has decided to step down from the post of Chairman. During his seven years on the station's Committee, he has overseen the move to new studios and the advent of twenty-four hour broadcasting. A decision about his replacement will be made in due course. ...

Music Makes Money Visitors to New Brighton walked away with bags full of classic songs today, thanks to Radio Clatterbridge. The station held a record sale at Fort Perch Rock as part of the Billy Fury weekend. Customers from across the area bought CDs, DVDs, tapes and vinyl to raise money for the charity. The event, staffed by volunteers from Radio Clatterbridge,...

Darn Those Kanagaroos Radio Clatterbridge launches a new programme tonight but, despite its name, it has got nothing to do with woollen Australian creatures. The Sock Hop was the brainchild of Good Time Oldies presenter Mike Eveleigh. Each Saturday from today, Mike will present two hours of music from the Do-Wop era, featuring forgotten favourites from the 1950s and...

Clocking Up The Hours Radio Clatterbridge is celebrating it's first full year of continuous broadcasting today. The station launched its new twenty-four hour service to listeners at Clatterbridge Hospital on July 1st 2003. Since then, Radio Clatterbridge has clocked up an extra six and a half thousand hours of exclusive free programming. Full details of our...