Paul Johnston

  • Light Up A Life at Wirral Hospice St John'sPatients and staff in the health park will be able to delve into a sack full of special programmes from Radio Clatterbridge this festive period.

    Our team of volunteers will be on air around the clock throughout Christmas and New Year.

  • Committee members Paul Johnston, Steve Evans and Mike Eveleigh pick up the award from the Hospital Broadcasting AssociationThe late comedian Sir Ken Dodd has helped Radio Clatterbridge win a national award a year after his death.

    The station won best promotion for its special day commemorating the life and legacy of the Liverpool comic who was patron of the charity.

  • Geoff Peters, Ronny Goodlass and Paul AlltFormer Everton winger Ronny Goodlass has told Radio Clatterbridge how he wishes Joe Royle was still part of the club to guide the current owners.

    In a return visit to the station, Ronny described the former Blues boss as a great manager.

  • The Hospital Broadcasting AssociationOur volunteers were given some good news about the charity at our annual meeting.

    The station has been shortlisted in two categories at the national Hospital Radio Awards.

  • Ron Berkeley (left) with his brother Dave

    Its a family affair on Radio Clatterbridge this Christmas.

    Brothers Ron and Dave Berkeley will each present their own live programme from the health park to help celebrate the big day with patients and staff.

  • Jingles in production (Credit: AudioSweets)Radio Clatterbridge has got a sweet new sound - thanks to a brand new package of on air jingles made right here in the north west.

    The catchy tunes, which went on air this morning, will be heard throughout the schedule.

  • Last year's lights at Wirral Hospice St John's (Credit: John Bates)

    Radio Clatterbridge will be broadcasting some illuminating programmes this Christmas.

    Amongst the highlights, listeners will be able to hear the Light Up A Life service from Wirral Hospice St John's.

  • Steve EvansRadio Clatterbridge has 'trumped' international events by installing a new leader - hours ahead of the US presidential inauguration.

    Following their own democratic elections, members of the charity have chosen a new man at the station's helm.

  • Christmas presentsRadio Clatterbridge is stuffed with special treats for listeners this Christmas.

    We've overhauled our schedules with a number of extraordinary programmes to entertain anyone stuck in the health park over the fesive season.

  • Paul O'Grady (Credit: BBC Radio 2)Paul O'Grady has paid tribute to Radio Clatterbridge as we celebrate our 65th birthday.

    The Wirral-born entertainer responded to a message into his BBC Radio 2 programme with warm congratulations to our volunteers.

     

  • Monty Lister and Steve LordListeners will be able to hear a series of special programmes as we celebrate our 65th birthday this weekend.

    Radio Clatterbridge began life in 1951 as a service by young volunteers carrying a portable record player around the wards to play music to patients.

  • Helen Sestan and Ian Grant already in the festive spirit

    We have once again pulled a cracker with the unveiling of our festive programmes.

    Christmas and New Year are all wrapped up thanks to the dedication of our team of volunteers.

  • The lights shine brightly in the hospice gardensPeople unable to visit Wirral Hospice St John's for the annual Light Up A Life event did not miss out, thanks to Radio Clatterbridge.

    Listeners were able to hear the special service broadcast across the Health Park.

  • Members of the station at the AGMMembers of Radio Clatterbridge have given a vote of confidence in station bosses.

    Three Trustees of the charity have unanimously been voted to continue their important work.

  • Happy: Pharrell WilliamsListeners of Radio Clatterbridge have voted the Pharrell Williams song Happy their favourite tune of 2014.

    The chart-topper was revealed as presenter Paul Johnston counted down the most requested songs of the last 12 months.

  • A mug of Christmas coffeeRadio Clatterbridge has got Christmas all wrapped up for listeners in the health park over the festive season.

    A series of special programmes will be broadcast from December 24th right through until New Year's Day.

  • Bradley JohnsonHe may have failed to win the X Factor but Merseyside teenager Bradley Johnson has proved he can bounce back.

    The singer popped in to the Radio Clatterbridge studios today to promote his debut single Boomerang.

  • We're On Air! Radio Clatterbridge finally went on air today - 60 years after the station was formed! Special guest Mike McCartney pressed the button to switch on our new AM transmitter. Chairman Steve Lord was the first voice to be heard on the new service as he thanked everyone involved in getting the station broadcasting. Guests from Wirral Hospitals NHS...

  • Joining The JohnstonsPresenter and Programme Controller Paul Johnston got married today, and ensured he was joined by a number of his friends from Radio Clatterbridge for the happy occasion. Paul married Cath Dufton at Liverpool Town Hall this afternoon, with fellow presenter Andy Bonner his Best Man. Two other on air colleagues, Paul Size and Neil Jackson, were...
  • Paul's 15 Years Our very own Programme Controller celebrated 15 years at the station. Paul Johnston was previously involved in Scunthorpe Hospital Broadcasting, a radio station at Doncaster and MFM. Chairman Steve Lord and Treasurer Dave Adams ambushed him at the studio today. Steve thanked him for his ongoing contribution to the station, reminded him of his...