News archive: Paul Johnston

  • Light Up A Life at Wirral Hospice St John's

    Christmas crackers on air this festive season

    Patients and staff in the health park will be able to delve into a sack full of special programmes from Radio Clatterbridge this festive period. Our team of volunteers will be on air around the clock throughout Christmas and New Year.

  • Sir Ken Dodd

    Radio Clatterbridge announces Doddy Day in memory of patron

    Radio Clatterbridge has announced it will be giving an affectionate send-off to its patron, Sir Ken Dodd, with a day of happiness in his honour. Doddy Day will celebrate the humour and music of the respected comedian with clips from…

  • Last year's lights at Wirral Hospice St John's (Credit: John Bates)

    Lighting Up Christmas

    Radio Clatterbridge will be broadcasting some illuminating programmes this Christmas. Amongst the highlights, listeners will be able to hear the Light Up A Life service from Wirral Hospice St John's.

  • New Radio Clatterbridge chairman Steve Evans takes the reins from Steve Lord

    Station trumps Trump with new leader

    Radio Clatterbridge has 'trumped' international events by installing a new leader - hours ahead of the US presidential inauguration. Following their own democratic elections, members of the charity have chosen a new man at the station's helm.

  • Christmas presents

    Christmas treats for listeners

    Radio Clatterbridge is stuffed with special treats for listeners this Christmas. We've overhauled our schedules with a number of extraordinary programmes to entertain anyone stuck in the health park over the fesive season.

  • 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…

  • Helen Sestan and Ian Grant already in the festive spirit

    We’ve got Christmas boxed off

    We have once again pulled a cracker with the unveiling of our festive programmes. Christmas and New Year are all wrapped up thanks to the dedication of our team of volunteers.

  • The lights shine brightly in the hospice gardens

    Let there be light

    People unable to visit Wirral Hospice St John's for the annual Light Up A Life event did not miss out, thanks to Radio Clatterbridge. Listeners were able to hear the special service broadcast across the Health Park.

  • Members of the station at the AGM

    Vote Of Confidence

    Members of Radio Clatterbridge have given a vote of confidence in station bosses. Three Trustees of the charity have unanimously been voted to continue their important work.

  • Happy: Pharrell Williams

    Happiness Is The Truth

    Listeners of Radio Clatterbridge have voted the Pharrell Williams song Happy their favourite tune of 2014. The chart-topper was revealed as presenter Paul Johnston counted down the most requested songs of the last 12 months.