Cruisin' presenter Andy Bonner is recovering after taking part in a nerve-wracking fundraiser for another local charity. Andy took part in a three hundred foot Giant Zip Slide for the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation. Members of the station joined in with the sponsorship and managed to raise sixty pounds towards the final total. ...

Hot on the heels of the successful coverage of the World Cup and Wimbledon, Radio Clatterbridge is to broadcast daily reports on the XVII Commonwealth Games. Based in the host region of the 2002 Manchester Games, the station will endeavour to keep listeners up to date with all the action. The Commonwealth Games Reports can be heard every evening...

Radio Clatterbridge has been successful in its application for a grant from the National Lottery's Community Fund. The announcement was made at this evening's General Members' Meeting in the hospital. The award, of nearly five thousand pounds, means that the station will purchase automation computers which will replace Radio Two as the sustain...

Alan Higgins, the presenter of Just Jazz, is hanging up his headphones for the coming months. A golf designer by trade, Alan is starting a new long-term project. However, Vic Charles will reinstate Jazz At The Bridge on Friday evenings. ...

Committee members have announced the amended date of this year's General Members' Meeting. The planned forum, featuring a demonstration by studio automation specialists P Squared, was postponed because of unforseen circumstances. The meeting, which is open to all members of Radio Clatterbridge, will now take place on the evening of Monday 22nd...

Following on from the success of the station's World Cup Reports, the Radio Clatterbridge team is now providing regular news from Wimbledon. Listeners can catch all the action from Centre Court and the other main games of the day. The service will continue for the duration of the tournament. ...

Today's planned meeting for all members of Radio Clatterbridge has had to be cancelled because of unforseen circumstances. The meeting (which was due to feature a demonstation of a computer playout system by manufacturers P-Squared) will, however, be rescheduled at a later date. Details will appear in this section. ...

The Mayor of Wirral has given her best wishes to the listeners of Radio Clatterbridge during a visit to the station as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations. Cllr Patricia Williams made her first visit to the studios for an interview for one of Radio Clatterbridge's special commemorative programmes. She also revealed Wirral had more...

Listeners to Radio Clatterbridge can be sure that being in hospital doesn't mean they have to miss the World Cup. The station will be broadcasting special updates throughout the tournament. Those listeners who aren't interested in the World Cup shouldn't worry - each report lasts under two minutes, so they can be sure they are never far away from...

Radio Clatterbridge has announced an agreement with a local digital imaging service to produce a set of new posters promoting the station. C3 Imaging has sponsored the production of nearly forty posters, which tease Radio Clatterbridge's varied weekly programmes. The finished products will be displayed around the hospital from next month. ...

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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.