Giving Christmas The X Factor Radio Clatterbridge listeners will discover if their Christmas really has the X Factor this year. Winner Joe McElderry is in the running to have the biggest selling single of 2009, but he has some tough competition. All will be revealed when Andy Bonner counts down The Year's Greatest Hits on New Year's Eve. The programme is part of the festive...

Lights Go Live!Patients didn’t miss out on the Light Up A Life carol service which took place in the grounds of St John’s Hospice. Thousands of people attended the event, which raises valuable funds for the Hospice. Radio Clatterbridge broadcast the half-hour long service in a special programme last night. It will be repeated on Christmas Day as part of the sta...

Every Little HelpsTesco customers gave Radio Clatterbridge an early Christmas present today by donating their loose change to the charity. Volunteers from the station staffed the tills at the Tesco Extra store in Bromborough to give shoppers a hand packing their bags. For the first time at a bagpack, all eight volunteers were behind the counters. Dave Adams even...

Making A Name For HerselfThe last day of November saw the return of good friend Kevin Critchley to Radio Clatterbridge, who also brought along his talented pal Zoe Nicol. The singer/guitarist/songwriter told Monday Mixture presenter Dave Robinson how she is currently putting the finishing touches to her album with her band, The Worrydolls. Listeners were treated to taste...

Christmas at Claire House Radio Clatterbridge has been getting into the festive spirit with a weekend of fun at Claire House. Past and present members of the Saturday Crew reunited at the station yesterday ahead of visiting the Claire House Christmas Fayre. There they sampled coffee & mince pies in a tepee specially erected in the grounds, marvelled at the hot air...

Post Your Cards For Us You could be helping Radio Clatterbridge when you post your Christmas cards this year. The station is set to benefit from a share of the proceeds to this year's Wirral Scout Post. Chairman Dave Adams attended the launch event this evening, which was hosted by Scout District Commissioner, Ken Jones. Radio Clatterbridge is one of 23 charities to...

Dave Plays A Cork-erMonday Mixture presenter Dave Robinson has been plugging Radio Clatterbridge in Ireland. Dave and his band Daywalker have been enjoying the craic in Cork where they played a gig at a venue called An Brog. Whilst over there, the lads were interviewed on Cork Campus Radio. The band gave Radio Clatterbridge a good mention live on air, and are hoping...

Our Own Digital Switchover As the Granada TV region gets set for the final digital switchover next month, Radio Clatterbridge is also now broadcasting in digital for the first time. New touch-screen terminals have been installed at the bedsides in Sulby Ward, which reopened in the Clatterbridge Centre for Oncology last week. Patients can find our service by simply...

Vicky Sees Morrisey Storm Off Radio Clatterbridge volunteer Vicky Stanley found herself all over the local media after watching Morrisey storm off the stage at the weekend. The Smiths frontman left the Liverpool Echo Arena during his second song when he was hit by a plastic water bottle. Vicky, who is currently on work experience at the BBC, was interviewed on North West...

Senior SoundsSome of Radio Clatterbridge's more "senior" volunteers are taking to the airwaves again this year on Wirral's own radio station for the over 50s. Following its success in February, Vintage Radio is broadcasting again on 87.7 FM & through their website www.vintageradio.org.uk until 28th November. Run by and for the over 50s, the schedule is...

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