Volunteers' Week Radio Clatterbridge is playing its part in the annual Volunteers' Week celebrations. The station is taking part in a display on Wirral NHS Trust's Arrowe Park site. The idea is to make people more aware of the valuable contribution that volunteers are making to the hospitals. ...

Preaching Our Cause Radio Clatterbridge's Programme Controller has been spreading the word about the good work that the station does. Paul Johnston has been talking about the charity's activities to a group of ladies who meet at the Bethesda Chapel in Bebington. The group was also interested to hear a recording of the Beatles interview. ...

Walking The Wirral Six members of Radio Clatterbridge have raised an estimated £500 for the charity by taking part in this year's Wirral Walk. Dave Adams, Andy Bonner, Helen Craven, Paul Johnston, Claire Lassman and Lee Tomlinson walked the equivalent of from Clatterbridge to Sheffield. But the exhausted group said they would have to think carefully before agreeing...

Jan Is Patients' Favourite Wirral hospital worker Jan Williams was given a This Is Your Life style surprise today, when she was presented with this year's Radio Clatterbridge Staff Achievement Award. The 28 year old Staff Nurse from Eastham was voted the best-loved worker by patients at Clatterbridge Hospital. Jan, who received her award from Granada TV's Fred Talbot this...

North West Colleagues Meet Radio Clatterbridge has played host to a visit from three other hospital radio stations. A group of volunteers from broadcasters in Warrington, Ormskirk and Oldham were invited to see their Wirral counterparts. The informal visit was arranged by Radio Clatterbridge Chairman Vic Charles. ...

Food For Thought Radio Clatterbridge's exhibition in the hospital restaurant has gone down a treat. Some people even made the trip especially to see the old pictures and read about the station's history. The display even brought back memories from Firtrees' Peter Evans. He remembers the Head Chef ringing the station each day so presenters could broadcast what the...

Station History On Show An exhibition about the history of Radio Clatterbridge begins today at the start of National Hospital Broadcasting Week. The display, in the hospital's Firtrees Restaurant, traces the station's 52 year history, including details of that interview with the Beatles. Radio Clatterbridge began life on April 9th 1951. ...

Live Awards Broadcast The 2003 Hospital Radio Awards were broadcast live on the internet this evening. Radio Clatterbridge was nominated in three categories but disappointingly did not get any medals. Better luck next year! ...

Honey, We Saved A Kid! Radio Clatterbridge tonight played its part in improving the well-being of a local school girl. Mandy from Wallasey is the subject of a new edition of the BBC TV programme Honey, We're Killing The Kids where parents are shown how to improve their children's health prospects. The 14 year old is interested in a career in media, so the programme's...

Award Ceremony Webcast It's been confirmed that this year's Hospital Radio Awards are to be broadcast live on the internet. Radio Clatterbridge has been nominated in three categories of this year's National Hospital Radio Awards. The webcast, from the Hospital Broadcasting Association's Spring Conference in Slough, can be heard at their website from 9.30pm on 29th...

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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.