News archive: BBC

  • The lights at Wirral Hospice St John's (Credit: Chris Adams)

    Lighting up more lives

    Radio Clatterbridge has broadcast the annual Light Up A Life service at Wirral Hospice St John's to those too ill to make it outside. The switch-on, which is now in its 20th year, attracted more than 3,000 people to the…

  • Paul O'Grady (Credit: BBC Radio 2)

    Paul O’Grady pays tribute to us on our birthday

    Paul O'Grady has paid tribute to Radio Clatterbridge as we celebrate our 65th birthday. The Wirral-born entertainer responded to a message into his BBC Radio 2 programme with warm congratulations to our volunteers.  

  • Steve Wynne at the CBBC Official Chart Show

    Charting Steve’s Success

    The man behind the BBC's new live TV chart show has ackowledged his roots at Radio Clatterbridge. Fittingly, Steve Wynne presented a Top 40 show in the 1990s at the station.

  • Paul Allt is.... Frank Sinatra!

    Paul’s Got The Voice

    We've added a Frank Sinatra classic to our playlist - re-recorded by one of our own! Presenter Paul Allt is giving Ol' Blue Eyes a run for his money with his cover of One For My Baby.

  • steve-lord-tom-oconnor

    I Remember: Tom O’Connor

    One of Merseyside's best loved comedians shared a joke or two with listeners of Radio Clatterbridge. Tom O'Connor spoke to presenter Steve Lord minutes before going on stage at a performance in Wirral.

  • Butcher Callum Edge in the studio

    A Meaty Topic

    The conversation became quite meaty when presenter Phil Rostance interviewed an award-winning Wirral butcher. Callum Edge popped into the studio after winning a national accolade from the BBC.

  • Mark Bowness

    Mark’s New Year Revolution

    A former Radio Clatterbridge volunteer has described how he's helping people turn their lives around - just like he did. Mark Bowness has published a guide to help people around the world achieve success.

  • Vince Tracy

    Paperback Writer

    A former Radio Clatterbridge presenter has become a paperback writer after penning his memoirs of the Merseybeat years and beyond. Vince Tracy, who has now emigrated to Spain, has interviewed everyone from Kingsize Taylor to Charlie Landsborough.

  • Molly Sharp at the microphone

    Molly Finds Her Voice

    Radio Clatterbridge has given a young singer the chance to find her voice again after she refused to sign a record deal following an appearance on national TV. Molly Sharp was offered a contract after performing on BBC One's The…