A Dog's Tale One of the patients' favourite visitors went barking mad this evening, during a visit to Radio Clatterbridge. Golden retriever collie Chester came into the studio with his owner Eileen Slattery to talk to presenter Andy Bonner about winning a Best of Class award at Crufts. The pair are regular visitors to the wards as part of the Pets As Therapy...

Handy Andy Radio Clatterbridge presenter Andy Bonner cleaned up today, by interviewing one of the hospital's infection control experts on air! Carmel Edwards came in to chat about the Clean Your Hands campaign which was launched on the wards on Friday. The scheme will aim to get everyone regularly killing germs that create the likes of the MRSA superbug....

Vicki's Valentine Date Radio Clatterbridge presenter Vicki Wood spent Valentine's evening getting advice for single people! Her Late Night Love Songs programme featured an interview with the man behind a top dating agency. In a special Valentine's Day edition, Vicki also played some extra romantic music for listeners who were separated from their loved ones because of...

Station Shortlisted Radio Clatterbridge has been shortlisted in the race to win a coveted national award. The charity has been selected to battle it out with nine other hospital broadcasters for the best station promotion. The trailer for the Radio Clatterbridge Staff Achivement Award was produced by Andy Bonner and features singer Gerry Marsden and last year's...

Back To Basics Radio Clatterbridge held its Annual General Meeting today, vowing to get back to basics. Mike Eveleigh, Paul Johnston and Graham Johnston were voted back on to the Executive Committee with the promise that the station would concentrate on getting more publicity and request collectors on the wards. It follows a move to introduce new studio...

Eighteen Candles Sarah Russell says she was so excited to celebrate her coming of age today. The Saturday Crew member marked her 18th birthday with family and friends at a special party. The Ronan Keating fan is training as an Assistant Accountant, is a bit of a daredevil and also enjoys fundraising (She recently organised a fancy dress party for Claire House). ...

Kiwi Wedding Former Seven Days co-presenter Francesca Dodd got married today... in New Zealand! The 24 year old, who's currently working for the country's top magazine publisher, left England in 2002 with former Granada TV soundman Alan Parr. Fran and Alan got hitched in front of a few select guests, including Radio Clatterbridge presenters Andy Bonner and...

Nominations Closed Nominations have now closed for the 2004 Staff Achievement Award. The accolade, which is organised by Radio Clatterbridge, aims to highlight high levels of patient care at Clatterbridge Hospital. Patients, friends and family are encouraged to vote for the worker who has gone out of their way most to provide extra help and attention. The winner...

Frank's Favourite Frank Sinatra has done it again! For the third year in a row, the crooner has become the most popular singer of Radio Clatterbridge listeners. The station has collated details of the hundreds of tunes requested this year, and compiled charts of the most popular singers. Sinata also tops the list of most popular songs, with his classic hit My Way....

Shy And Retiring Radio Clatterbridge stalwart Paul Stewart hanged up his headphones for the last time today - after more than 21 years at the station. The Golden Hour presenter hosted a rather low-key final programme, playing music from the last two and a bit decades. A college lecturer by day, Paul's expertise in media means he's spending most of his time...

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