Light Up A Life When hundreds of people arrived in Clatterbridge Hospital to see the Christmas lights switch on at St John's Hospice, the bed-bound patients didn't miss out. Radio Clatterbridge broadcast a special half-hour programme from the Light Up A Life event. The scheme raises money for the hospice and gives relatives a chance to remember their loved ones. ...

Xmas Schedule Announced Radio Clatterbridge prides itself with providing live programmes for the patients and staff at Clatterbridge every day of the year. Christmas and New Year is no exception. The station has unveiled this year's festive schedule. Highlights include Mark Lloyd's review of the year in the Time Out Annual, The Queen's Speech, and the count-down of the...

Computer Work Begins The installation of Radio Clatterbridge's new computer system has begun. The station's engineer has started work on fitting the hardware and the Myriad software to Studio 2. Work on Studio 1 will take place shortly. The system will enable Radio Clatterbridge to broadcast programmes around the clock. ...

Beatles Reunion Radio Clatterbridge has unveiled details of a special programme to mark the fortieth anniversary of the first radio interview with the Beatles. John, Paul, George and Ringo recorded the chat at Port Sunlight in October 1961 for Radio Clatterbridge. The station will play the interview again during a commemorative programme on Sunday October 27th. ...

Nadya's Calling Music Matters - but not enough to keep programme assistant Nadya Movchan from her calling. The teenager has co-presented the Sunday afternoon show for the last time, before leaving for Manchester University to study medicine for five years. Presenter Gareth Martin says Nadya has helped make the programme a complete shambles! But Gareth, a...

Figures released today show that Radio Clatterbridge is playing more requests than ever before. So far this year, nearly fourteen hundred patients have so far dedicated songs on the station. Frank Sinatra still remains top of the pops at this stage, way ahead of his nearest competitor, Daniel O'Donnell. ...

Music Matters - but not enough to keep programme assistant Nadya Movchan from her calling. The teenager has co-presented the Sunday afternoon show for the last time, before leaving for Manchester University to study medicine for five years. Presenter Gareth Martin says Nadya has helped make the programme a complete shambles! But Gareth, a...

Listeners have given a warm welcome to a new programme on Radio Clatterbridge. Helen Craven is presenting a new early morning slot on a Saturday morning, called Weekend Wake-Up. The show features a wide mix of music, together with a review of the morning papers. ...

This year's Staff Achievement Award is already proving to be an unparalleled success. Organiser, Myfanwy James, says the station has already had more entries than for previous years. Patients and visitors have until the end of December to vote, with the winner being announced in the new year. ...

Listener John from Windsor Ward is the latest winner on Radio Clatterbridge. Dave Adams presented John with his prize after correctly guessing the Mystery Year with the Saturday Crew. The competition, which has been running for ten years, asks listeners to name the year after listening to songs, news, sport, television and film news from the time ...

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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.