Love Is On The Air Radio Clatterbridge ended St Valentine's Day in style, with a special programme of love! Late Night Love Songs presenter Vicki Wood introduced two hours of the world's most romantic music between 10pm and midnight. It was the first Valentine's evening for the nightly programme, which began broadcasting last summer. ...

The Music Lives On Radio Clatterbridge presenter Vic Charles today shared with his listeners the time he realised that the music had died. On the forty-fifth anniversary of the death of Buddy Holly, Vic played some of the singer's earliest recordings. He related how he had been in hospital himself when he read in a newspaper that Holly had died in a plane crash....

Top of the League Radio Clatterbridge today joined in the celebrations at the Clatterbridge Hospitals League of Friends celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. Station chairman and League member, Vic Charles, joined other volunteers for a special luncheon held within the hospital grounds. Meanwhile, presenter Paul Johnston was on hand to chat to League chairman,...

New Year, New Team The members of Radio Clatterbridge have voted in the new team who will guide the station through 2004. At today's Annual General Meeting, the Committee welcomed Ray O'Brien as Publicity Officer. He replaces Andy Bonner, who has held the position for the last two years. Chairman Vic Charles retains his position, as does Paul Johnston as Programme...

A Ten Year Journey Radio Clatterbridge presenter Andy Bonner was celebrating ten years of his regular Sunday evening programme tonight. Andy has been presenting Cruisin' since just after his 18th birthday. He spent the evening chatting to the programme's former assistants and news-readers on air, plus sharing some of the highlights from the last ten years. ...

Money Money Money Radio Clatterbridge has started the new year on a high, after two organisations were kind enough to donate money to the station. The Halifax Bank of Scotland Foundation has given the broadcaster £250 to fund new studio equipment. Meanwhile, the BBC Radio Merseyside Charitable Trust has donated £450 towards the production of new publicity material...

Award Votes Close Nominations have now closed for the 2003 Staff Achievement Award. The accolade, which is organised by Radio Clatterbridge, aims to highlight high levels of patient care at Clatterbridge Hospital. Patients, friends and family are encouraged to vote for the worker who has gone out of their way most to provide extra help and attention. The winner...

Frankly The Best Frank Sinatra is top of the Radio Clatterbridge pops yet again. The Rat Pack crooner is the most requested artist on the station, according to figures released today. Sinatra also tops the 2003 Most Wanted singles chart, with his hit My Way. Robbie Williams' Angels is second, with Flying Without Wings by Westlife being the third most popular. The...

Going Nationwide Radio Clatterbridge went nationwide today for a special Christmas link-up with other hospital radio stations around the UK. Presenter Andy Bonner chatted to his counterparts at Kingstown Radio in Hull, Hospital Radio Basingstoke and Whipps Cross Hospital Radio in East London. Paul Johnston and Claire Lassman then gave some special Christmas...

Remembrance Day Radio Clatterbridge held the annual two minute silence today to remember those who have died at war. Vic Charles introduced coverage of the remembrance from the Cenotaph in central London during his programme, The Great Escape. The event follows the two minute silence which was held on Remembrance Sunday. ...

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  • Golden radio success in the press

    Paul Johnston, Steve Evans and Mike Eveleigh collect the award (Credit: HBA)Radio Clatterbridge's success at the Hospital Broadcasting Awards made it in to the press. We won a gold in Stoke-on-Trent for promoting our special day of programmes in tribute to our late patron, Sir Ken Dodd.
  • Radio industry says farewell to Monty Lister

    Monty ListerThe death of one of our founder members was reported in a number of broadcast industry publications. Monty Lister, who is credited with securing the survival of Radio Clatterbridge during its early years in the 1950s, was well-known for recording the first radio interview with The Beatles.
  • Our NHS celebrations make the news

    The article in On Air magazineRadio Clatterbridge has been given the lead article in the latest issue of the industry publication for hospital radio. Our recent celebrations to mark 70 years of the NHS at Clatterbridge Health Park was given top billing in On Air magazine.