News archive: Richard Calvert

  • 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.

  • Richard Calvert

    Richard Retires

    One of Radio Clatterbridge's most prolific request collectors has hung up his ward binder for the very last time. Richard Calvert has been a familiar face on the wards at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre over his two spells with the station.

  • Together again: Beth, Richard, John, Mo, Ann, June, Gel, Dave, Christine and Holly

    In The Mood

    Dave Adams and his team were in the mood to celebrate on Saturday, when volunteers past and present turned out in force for a very special programme. Listeners to In The Mix heard familiar voices, old and new, as they combined…

  • John Roberts with his cake

    Sweet Sixty

    John Roberts celebrated his 60th birthday this evening, by presenting his Radio Clatterbridge programme as usual! The Live From The Bridge host marked his sixth decade on air with the listeners.

  • Sarah Jones (left) with the In The Mix team

    Sarah’s Long Goodbye

    Members of Radio Clatterbridge's request team past and present got together for a special edition of In The Mix at the weekend to bid farewell to Sarah Jones. The ward visitor has been volunteering at the station for nearly nine…

  • Playing Your Music

    Playing Your Music

    At Radio Clatterbridge, we have always prided ourselves in playing the music that our listeners want to hear. Now we have taken this to a new level, by playing tracks actually composed by one of our listeners. Request collector Richie…

  • Dream Team Goes Green?

    Dream Team Goes Green?

    You could be forgiven for thinking Radio Clatterbridge's Magical Memories programme has gone all environmentally-friendly by saving a bit of electricity. But in fact this strange photo of John Roberts and his "dream team", taken in a dark Studio One…

  • Memory Laine

    Memory Laine

    Radio Clatterbridge took a trip down Memory Laine tonight, when a listener told us about a chance meeting with the original Mr Rhythm. Request collector Richard Calvert had a long conversation with a patient who recalled meeting Frankie Laine in…

  • D-day Remembered

    D-day Remembered

    Exactly 65 years after the Allies launched their invasion of Normandy by air and sea, Radio Clatterbridge marked the occasion with a special programme playing war time favourites. Natalie Kelly and Richard Calvert presented patient requests including Vera Lynn singing…

  • Hearing Red

    Hearing Red

    Radio Clatterbridge viewers were hearing red this evening, when the station featured the launch of a new play all about Liverpool winning the Champions' League. Amongst the big names to promote "One Night In Istanbul" was none other than LFC…