Red And White All Over Radio Clatterbridge was with Liverpool Football Club all the way to FA Cup glory this week. The station was the first hospital broadcaster to air the team's official cup song, Ring Of Fire by the Back Room Boys, last Tuesday. Listeners also heard all the ups and downs of the exciting final live from our reporter at Cardiff's Millennium Stadium....

On The Right Wavelength? Radio Clatterbridge has made initial inquiries into the prospect of broadcasting to the hospital and surrounding hospices via medium wave. Presenter Steve Lord has conducted a feasibility study for volunteers at the station following worries about the future of the existing land-line system. Station bosses are encouraging opinions on the...

Walking Back... To Happiness Volunteers at Radio Clatterbridge will be re-tracing their footsteps next month, when they take part in another Wirral Walk. Saturday Crew members Dave Adams, Sarah Russell and Natalie Kelly will be among those being sponsored to take part in the annual 15 mile trek from Seacombe to Thurstaston. On the day, the station will broadcast live updates...

New Website For Old Station! One of the UK's oldest radio stations is celebrating its 55th birthday this week, with the introduction of a brand new website. radioclatterbridge.co.uk is now clearer, more up-to-date and easier to use. It's the biggest hospital radio website in the country, with hundreds of pages of news and information. Families and friends of listeners can...

Married To The Vent Radio Clatterbridge has marked this year's Hospital Broadcasting Week with a moving interview from one of its biggest supporters. Author Carl Holmes, who's had support from various celebrities including Only Fools And Horses stars David Jason and Paul Barber, became hooked on hospital radio when he spent nearly four years in hospital after a...

Station highly commended in national awards Radio Clatterbridge was tonight highly commended in the annual National Hospital Broadcasting Awards. The trailer, promoting the overnight programme Night Tracks, was entered into the Best Promotion category. Judges rated the station's entry as one of the top five in the country. The announcement was made at the Hospital Broadcasting...

Juicy Gossip Have you heard who's been part of Juice FM's Breakfast Portion this week? Radio Clatterbridge's very own Carla Butt has been on air with presenter Louis Hurst at the Liverpool-based station. The young apprentice has also been answering the phones all week, as part of a course in broadcasting provided by the Ariel Trust. Carla says she really...

Changing Times Radio Clatterbridge listeners will benefit from a raft of brand new programmes from today. Kicking off with an extra hour of Weekend Wake-Up, Paul Johnston then presents Lunchtime Live each Saturday. The station's musical biography series, Music's Greatest, can be heard on Sundays from noon. At 3pm, Lionel Malkin's Mish Mash takes to the...

Count Me In Sarah Russell has been voted on to Radio Clatterbridge's executive committee. The Saturday Crew member will take over as Treasurer from Graham Johnson, who has been in the role for three years. She was overwhelmingly voted in to the position at the charity's Annual General Meeting this afternoon. ...

Who Has The X-Factor? The quest to find the Clatterbridge worker with the x-factor has drawn to a close. The votes are now being counted in the 2005 Radio Clatterbridge Staff Achievement Award. Patients and their visitors can nominate any worker based on the site - from doctors and cleaners, to physiotherapists and porters. The winner will be announced later this...

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