Planning For The Future

Planning For The Future Members of Radio Clatterbridge have been debating the pros and cons of a new method of broadcasting to patients and staff. The main hospital is due to be fitted with a new hi-tech system by the end of the year, but some areas of the site will not receive the service. Volunteers today discussed the possibility of a simultaneous AM broadcast to...

Mike Byrne Interview

Mike Byrne Interview Beatles contemporary Mike Byrne was a guest on Ray O'Brien's Mersey Sounds programme this morning. Mike was promoting his new CD, I'll Be There, which is a tribute to Bobby Darin. He explained how Liverpool's Beatles Story museum will be marking this weekend's annual festival of the Fab Four, and also talked about the new exhibition at the Albert...

Dead Ringer For Ringo

Dead Ringer For Ringo Has Radio Clatterbridge made another sensational Beatles scoop? The station's Merseybeat expert, Ray O'Brien, was at the final day of the Mathew Street Festival in Liverpool today when he was spotted with a familiar face from the Fab Four. You make up your own mind from the photograph, which was taken in the Empress pub - Ringo Starr's local when...

It Was 30 Years Ago Today...

It Was 30 Years Ago Today... Radio Clatterbridge celebrated another mile-stone today. It's thirty years since the station saw the begining of a full weekend schedule - the fore-runner to the twenty-four hour programming now enjoyed by patients and staff at Clatterbridge Hospital. This morning, Dave Williams joined Dave Adams and the Saturday Crew in the slot where he began...

Tickled Pink

Tickled Pink Radio Clatterbridge will be giving away prizes galore this month, to help raise awareness for the Breast Cancer Care charity. Listeners making a request to hear their favourite tune on Vic Charles' programme, The Great Escape, will be entered into a draw to win something from Asda's current "Tickled Pink" range. Later this month, one lucky...



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  • Lauren Ray on the Neston nurse who led her to music

    Lauren RayAn upcoming singer-songwriter has told Radio Clatterbridge how she got into music because of her mum’s envy of the piano skills of a local nurse. Lauren Ray appears on tour with Paul Carrack from Mike + The Mechanics at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall next month.
  • Guitarist Mackenzie James Cregan keeps it in the family

    Mackenzie James Cregan plays live in the studioThe son of a musician who’s played with Rod Stewart and Steve Harley has told Radio Clatterbridge how he hopes to follow in his father’s footsteps. Mackenzie James Cregan was born in Los Angeles but is currently living on Merseyside after becoming a student at Sir Paul McCartney’s LIPA.
  • Wirral's Mayor chooses the tunes

    Cllr Geoffrey Watt, the Mayor of Wirral for 2018-19 (Credit: Wirral Council)The Mayor of Wirral has paid a special visit to Radio Clatterbridge to tell listeners about the first half of his year in office. Cllr Geoffrey Watt and his wife Anne, the Mayoress, came into the studio to share some of their highlights and play some of their favourite music.