Discover more about Radio Clatterbridge

Volunteers in the studioFounded in 1951, Radio Clatterbridge is one of the oldest hospital radio stations in the world. We are a registered charity run entirely by volunteers dedicated to providing an around-the-clock service of music, entertainment and information to patients, staff and visitors to Clatterbridge Health Park, Wirral, UK.

We need about 30 people to continue broadcasting 24 hours a day. Our volunteers give up their spare time to present, assist on programmes, report on sporting events, visit the wards and collect requests, and catalogue music in the record library. We receive funding from our members, donations and grants and receive support from organisations on the health park and in the local community.

 

Behind the scenes

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Executive Committee

The current executive committee

Radio Clatterbridge is run by an annually-elected Executive Committee.

The charity's trustees are supported by other committed volunteers who ensure the smooth running of all aspects of the service.

Chairman

Steve Evans

It is the Chairman's responsibility to preside over any Committee or Station meetings. The Chairman also has the casting vote on any contentious issue. This position is currently held by Steve Evans.

Treasurer

Dave Harvey

The Treasurer keeps a check of the station's income and outgoings and looks after all financial matters. Dave Harvey is the present Treasurer.

Programme Controller

Paul Johnston

The PC is in charge of schedules and the overall sound of the station. It is also their responsibility to keep Radio Clatterbridge on air over holiday periods and when people are away. Paul Johnston currently holds the position.

Secretary

Mike Eveleigh

The general member with this co-opted position takes care of administrative duties. They then follow up on the various tasks delegated at meetings, liaising with colleagues and contractors to ensure work is completed or in hand and often carries out some of this work. Mike Eveleigh currently holds this position..

Maintenance Coordinator

Ron Berkeley

This invaluable co-opted general member role comprises experience of all things electrical and mechanical to keep the station on air around the clock whilst ensuring the charity stays abreast of technology with valued advice. Ron Berkeley holds this position.

Our latest news...

  • Author's promise to Clatterbridge hospices

    Gillian Seale with presenter Steve EvansA Wirral author is promising to help charities in Clatterbridge after starting a business to support families with cancer or other terminal illness.

    Gillian Seale set up Tailored Yarn to user her skills as a writer and illustrator to do something special for those in a very difficult situation.

  • 89 year old Sylvia, the recycled cyclist, hits the road again

    Sylvia Briercliffe and her cycling friendsRadio Clatterbridge's favourite cycling granny has returned to the station to tell listeners about being named one of the top female cyclists in the country.

    Sylvia Briercliffe, who is nearly 90, learned to ride at the age of three and returned to her passion in her ninth decade.

  • Remembering Ken Arnold

    Ken ArnoldVolunteers at Radio Clatterbridge have been saddened to hear that one of the station's biggest supporters has died after a long illness.

    Ken Arnold was first treasurer and then chairman of Clatterbridge Hospitals League of Friends from 2009 to 2018 before being made president of the charity.