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...

Shop Sends Us Packing Asda sent Radio Clatterbridge volunteers packing... literally! Members of the station got together to help shoppers pack their groceries at the Arrowe Park superstore today. But it wasn't just a gesture of kindness. They were also trying to raise some vital funds for Radio Clatterbridge. In the end, the kind people of Birkenhead donated more than...

Fran Sets Kiwi Date Former Seven Days co-presenter Francesca Dodd has announced she's getting married... in New Zealand. The 23 year old, who's currently working for the country's top magazine publisher, left England in 2002 with former Granada TV cameraman Alan Parr. Fran and Alan will get hitched in January and the couple are hoping the antipodean weather will be...

Tony Spins The Discs Spinners singer Tony Davis paid a visit to Radio Clatterbridge this morning to do some spinning of his own. Tony, who was a founder member of the legendary folk quartet, got the chance to hear some of his favourite music on Mersey Sounds. He told presenter Ray O'Brien of the group's beginnings in the folk clubs of Liverpool in the late 50s and...

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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.