Les's On-Air Cameo A former Radio Clatterbridge presenter was clearly impressed when he visited the charity's latest studios today. Ex-ward visitor Les Scott, who also hosted Clatterbridge Country, was interviewed on air by Dave Adams. He had many happy memories of his time with us and the rapport with listeners, and wished all patients a speedy recovery. Les, who...

Tribute to Ray Charles Radio Clatterbridge celebrated the life of singer Ray Charles this evening, a day after he died from liver failure, aged 73. Jazz At The Bridge presenter Vic Charles celebrated Ray's life with a special feature on the legendary gospel/blues singer. Ray, who was born Ray Charles Robinson in Albany Georgia in 1930, was one of the seminal figures in...

Record Sales For Record Sale? Radio Clatterbridge bosses are hoping for record sales at a forthcoming, er, record sale! Volunteers from the station will be at Fort Perch Rock in New Brighton on Sunday 4th July to raise vital funds for the charity. CDs, tapes and vinyl singles and albums will be up for grabs. Many tracks have been donated for the sale. Each year it costs...

Lowe's Birthday High One of Radio Clatterbridge's youngest presenters has been celebrating his 21st birthday today. Wayne Lowe, who presents Friday Night Fever each weekend, has been a member of the station for two years. Wayne celebrated his birthday with family and friends. ...

The search is now on to find the next winner of the Radio Clatterbridge Staff Achievement Award. The 2004 accolade will go to the hospital worker who has gone out of their way most to help patients during their stay. From today, votes will be collected on the wards and on-line. ...

Bank Holiday Programmes Radio Clatterbridge has a number of special programmes on air for the second May Bank Holiday of the year. Elaine Leaning has a special edition of Tea and Biscuits before Dave Gardner comes on air at midday with music from the Best of British. At 2pm, Neil Jackson has Holiday Edition, including the first Afternoon Story of the week. Then at 4,...

Stuart's National Award BBC Sound Editor Stuart Mackay is celebrating today, after winning a national accolade for skills which he first developed at Radio Clatterbridge. The 27-year old, who started his career in audio as part of the Mid-Morning Music team more than ten years ago, has won the Best Young Sound Editor in the 2004 Broadcast Young Talent Awards. Stuart was...

Monty's Back One of Radio Clatterbridge's founding members is making a comeback on the airwaves this evening. Monty Lister, who helped set up early broadcasts in the hospital, is returning to Radio Merseyside this evening for a nostalgic review of some of the highlights from his programmes for the BBC. Monty, who still lives in Wirral, also helped Radio...

Joe Heads For The Hills One of Radio Clatterbridge's Monday night presenters, Joe Pryzlucki, is heading for the hills after hanging up his headphones for the last time tonight. He is moving to the Lake District at the end of the week for work reasons. But Joe, who has presented the Monday Night Flashback for a number of years, is looking forward to relocating - he's...

New Look Saturdays Request collector and Request Round Up presenter, Christine Fitzsimons, is currently laid up after breaking her foot. A familiar face on the wards, Christine has been visiting listeners since 1995 and has been involved in the Saturday request show since then. Everyone at the station and on the wards wish Christine the best for a speedy recovery. ...

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