Radio Clatterbridge presenter Paul Johnston was present at the switch-on for this year's Light Up A Life event at St John's Hospice. The scheme raises money for the Clatterbridge-based hospice from a variety of donations to keep lightbulbs on over the Christmas period. The switch-on was broadcast on Cruisin' later that night. ...

Representatives from Radio Clatterbridge attended a special event in Birkenhead to mark International Volunteer Day. After a festive performance from a local dance group, volunteers received long service medallions. Interviews with the chairman of Wirral Council for Voluntary Service (Brian Cummings) and the Mayor of Wirral (Cllr. John Cocker)...

It was announced that the station will once again be broadcasting each day over the festive period. Shows were to include Gareth Martin's Christmas Turkey on Christmas Eve, and Andy Bonner's Music Review of 2001 on New Year's Eve. ...

Radio Clatterbridge has presented a special programme, marking the anniversary of Operation Big Beat. The Beatles played in the original concert in New Brighton 40 years ago. Now a number of Merseybeat bands have brought a bit of nostalgia back to Wirral....

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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.