Radio Clatterbridge launched a new hourly on-air feature specifically just for the staff at Clatterbridge Hospital. Listeners can hear various workers choose their favourite tunes in the Staff Selection. The songs are played at quarter past the hour each Saturday and Sunday. ...

Radio Clatterbridge entered this year's Hospital Radio Awards. The station entered a 15-minute documentary about the station, highlights of the 50th birthday weekend and Lee Tomlinson's Movie Blues trailer. Results will be announced in Glasgow at the start of May. ...

Radio Clatterbridge's new website officially went on-line at two minutes past two this morning. Featuring fifty pages of news and information about the fifty year old hospital radio station, bosses have described the development as an important way of publicising the charity's work. Plans are already underway to expand the service in the near...

The Wirral Chronicle today reported: "Radio Clatterbridge, the hospital radio station which is celebrating 50 years on air, is looking to the future with the launch of a new website. Going online tomorrow, it will complement the broadcasts on patients and staff at Clatterbridge Hospital. Presenter Andy Bonner, 26, has been working on the idea for...

Mymerseyside.org today reported: "A Mersey Champion is aiming to bring a little more cheer into the lives of hundreds of hospital patients and staff. Andy Bonner, one of the presenters of Radio Clatterbridge, is about to realise one of his dreams - to bring the era of hospital radio into the 21st century, with the introduction of a new website....

Radio Clatterbridge's committee for 2002 was voted in by the membership of the station at the Annual General Meeting. Members heard how successful the last twelve months has been for Radio Clatterbridge, with reports about the new building and the 50th birthday celebrations. ...

Radio Clatterbridge's new weekend schedule for 2002 began. Paul Johnston and Mark Lloyd swapped days, while some programmes moved slots. ...

The vicar at St Andrew's in Bebington allowed Radio Clatterbridge presenter Andy Bonner to record the annual carol concert at the church. The songs and hymns were broadcast to the staff and patients during Andy's Christmas Breakfast programme on December 25th. ...

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. ...

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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.