News archive: Monty Lister

  • The article in the Wirral News

    Birthday coverage was a cause for celebration

    We got some great coverage in the media as Radio Clatterbridge celebrated 65 years on air in April 2016. The Liverpool Echo carried an article about how actress Kate Robbins was lending her voice to the station as part of a set…

  • 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.  

  • Millie Courtney and Steve Evans in studio

    Millie’s Pound Drop

    When Millie Courtney popped in to Radio Clatterbridge recently, it wasn't enough for the young singer to just perform for patients. The 11 year old also left a donation for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity from her own pocket money.

  • Port Sunlight Summer Festival

    Here Comes The Sunlight

    Radio Clatterbridge is to mark the first time John, Paul, George and Ringo officially appeared on stage together this week. It's 50 years since The Beatles performed at Hulme Hall in Port Sunlight.

  • The hovercraft

    Less Bother With A Hover

    Radio Clatterbridge turned the clock back 50 years to mark the anniversary of the world's first commercial hovercraft service. The inaugural trip, between Moreton and Rhyl, was recorded by one of the station's founders in July 1962.

  • Mike McCartney turns the transmitter on with Steve Lord

    We’re On Air!

    Radio Clatterbridge finally went on air today - 60 years after the station was formed! Special guest Mike McCartney pressed the button to switch on our new AM transmitter. Chairman Steve Lord was the first voice to be heard on…

  • Rotary logo

    Rotary Hears Radio History

    Members of the Rotary Club of North Wirral learned all about Radio Clatterbridge tonight. Station Chairman Steve Lord and treasurer Dave Adams delivered a presentation at the club's headquarters in Thurstaston as part of our 60th anniversary celebrations. They played…

  • Monty Lister helps celebrate Radio Clatterbridge's 60th birthday

    Birthday Weekend Success

    Radio Clatterbridge's 60th birthday weekend has been deemed a huge success. The station was formed in 1951 when young members of the Port Sunlight Boys’ Club first took a pile of 78rpm records around Pensby Ward. Co-founder Monty Lister was…