News archive: Dave Williams

  • Chairman Steve Evans, record librarian Bernard Thornley, presenter Phil Price, station president Roger Hazlewood, presenter Dave Williams and programme host Dave Adams (front)

    Radio reunion for special anniversary

    Radio Clatterbridge has hosted a special reunion to celebrate 45 years of Saturday programmes on the station. Three of the original weekend presenters got back behind the microphone to share their memories with listeners.

  • Tony Blackburn (Credit: RV1864)

    Our small tribute to the big sound of Radio 1

    Radio Clatterbridge has paid tribute to a young upstart in the world of broadcasting, as Radio 1 celebrated it's 50th anniversary. Dave Williams' Light and Early programme played the same first three songs as the BBC station exactly half a…

  • 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.  

  • Monty Lister and Steve Lord

    Special programmes to mark our 65th birthday

    Listeners will be able to hear a series of special programmes as we celebrate our 65th birthday this weekend. Radio Clatterbridge began life in 1951 as a service by young volunteers carrying a portable record player around the wards to…

  • Steve Lord surprises Dave Williams with his long-service certificate

    40 Years Of Saturdays

    Radio Clatterbridge celebrated 40 years of broadcasting on Saturdays - with a special surprise for the man who started it all. Dave Williams returned to the studio at the weekend to be honoured for his four decades at the station.

  • Dave Adams with Dave Williams

    Mid-Morning Memories

    Two Radio Clatterbridge stalwarts celebrated key moments in the station's history at the weekend. It was 39 years to the day since Dave Williams began broadcasting on the station. He was joined by his successor, mere stripling Dave Adams, who…

  • Dave gets his award from Wirral Mayor Cllr Gerry Ellis (Credit: Becky Williams)

    Dave’s Mayoral Honour

    Radio Clatterbridge stalwart Dave Williams has received a Long Service Award for his other passion in life - teaching. The Light and Early presenter picked up his certificate from the Mayor of Wirral, Councillor Gerry Ellis.

  • Beatles Birthday

    Beatles Birthday

    Dave Williams and Dave Adams have celebrated 35 years of The Beatles Spot on Saturday mornings with two special programmes. Dave W brought some of his original singles with him including Let it Be and also reminisced about his early…