The Outfit Fits!Local band the Kevin Critchley Outfit popped into Radio Clatterbridge to perform in session on the Monday Mixture. The band was formed two years ago in Liverpool, and they have performed gigs throughout the UK, including with Ian McNabb at venues such as the Carling Academy. They talked to presenter Dave Robinson about their unique sound, their...

In a League of their own
Clatterbridge Hospital League of Friends recently donated £2,000 to enable the station to buy two new computers. The new hardware replaced equipment which had been powering the output 24 hours a day since 2003, and was becoming increasingly unreliable. Chairman Philip Owen visited Dave Adams at our studios to see the new PCs in action. He also...

Vicky is Top of the Pops!Radio Clatterbridge presenter Vicky Stanley has been telling Saturday Crew listeners the gossip from her week's work experience on 'Top of the Pops' magazine. Vicky compiled quizzes, helped with horoscopes and conducted vox pops on the streets of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />London. The magazine is aimed at teenage girls, with the Jonas Brothers and Taylor Swift firm...

The AM Alternative?Radio Clatterbridge has started exciting discussions with the Hospital Trust about replacing the technology it uses to broadcast. The current landline telephone system which carries the signal to the wards is more than 40 years old and is becoming increasingly unreliable. Bosses have agreed to investigate whether it is possible for the station to...

D-day RememberedExactly 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 We'll Meet Again, the 633 Squadron theme and the Andrews Sisters. James from the...

Pounding the promenade!Radio Clatterbridge members braved the wind and rain last weekend to raise vital funds for the charity. Dave Adams, Sarah Russell, Paul Johnston, Natalie Kelly and friends took part in the Wirral Walk on Sunday May 17, pounding the promenade from Seacombe to Thurstaston. They raised more than £600 for the station, and picked up a few blisters...

Name That Tune!
Staff at Clatterbridge Hospital could be in with the chance of winning a Mediterranean cruise! Radio Clatterbridge has teamed up with nhs247.com to promote a music competition which will see one lucky NHS worker set sail later this year for ports such as Malaga, Marseille, Barcelona, Ibiza, Gibraltar and Lisbon. All staff have to do is listen to...

Return To TraditionRadio Clatterbridge has returned to a great Sunday morning tradition this week. Stalwart presenter Neil Henry makes a welcome comeback with his Sunday Show as part of a shake-up of the weekend schedules. As part of the changes, the Sunday Service with Liam Phoenix moves to noon and Mike Eveleigh's Good Time Oldies now airs at 4pm. Neil's Sunday...

Hearing RedRadio 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 defender Jamie Carragher.Andy Bonner spoke to Carragher, actor and comedian John Bishop and writer Nicky...

Helping Win The RaceRadio Clatterbridge will be doing its bit to help win the fight against cancer. The station will be promoting this year's local Race For Life on air. The annual fund-raiser for Cancer Research UK takes place in Birkenhead Park on July 5th. More than 4,500 women are expected to walk, job or run 5k in a bid to smash the charity's target of £205,000....

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