Bringing In The New As we head towards a new year, Radio Clatterbridge today made an early resolution: for a fresh new sound to its weekend line-up. From today, Dave Coroner begins a new live music programme called In Session. Rachael Howarth takes over the Saturday Sequence. Tomorrow, Carla Butt becomes the presenter of a relaxing new show: Chilled Out. There is...

Yuletide Delights Radio Clatterbridge has today unveiled it's Christmas and New Year line-up for 2004. The station will be broadcasting special programmes right across the festive season and into the beginning of January. Highlights of the schedule include the unveiling of this year's Request Chart, the St John's Hospice Light Up A Life carol service and the Radio...

Craven's Cravings Former Saturday Crew member Helen Craven has contacted the station to tell us that she is expecting her first baby in May. Helen, who also presented an early weekend programme on Radio Clatterbridge last year, has now moved to Harborne in Birmingham with her partner and is working for the HSA. The station wishes her all the best. ...

Lighting Up Lives Radio Clatterbridge tonight provided coverage of the 2004 Light Up A Life service at St John's Hospice. Hundreds of people turned out for the event, which raised tens of thousands of pounds for the hospital-based charity. Presenter Vicki Wood introduced proceedings. Listeners who were unable to leave their wards were then treated to music from...

Buzzing With CDs A local radio station has donated hundreds of CDs to Radio Clatterbridge. When Wirral's Buzz 97.1 decided to have a clear out of its music, Radio Clatterbridge was on hand to make sure nothing went to waste. Nearly 400 CD singles and albums were donated to the charity. Volunteers are now selecting which discs should be added to the library. It's...

John Peel Tribute Radio Clatterbridge has paid tribute to the Wirral-born broadcaster, John Peel. The DJ, who was brought up in Burton, died last month while on a working holiday in Peru. He was 65. Radio Clatterbridge presenter Andy Bonner was one of the hundreds of people to go to John's funeral in Bury St Edmunds on Friday. This evening, Andy played some of the...

Spooky Sounds Radio Clatterbridge took on a chilling edge this evening, as the station broadcast a special programme to mark Halloween. Andy Bonner was the presenter talking ghosts and ghouls along with two special guests. UFO expert Bill Bimson was on hand to describe strange lights which have been seen recently above Merseyside. And Clatterbridge Hospital's...

Paul Goes Retro Most people believe it's the decade fashion forgot, but Radio Clatterbridge presenter Paul Size has dug out his Miami Vice jacket and let his stubble grow for a brand new programme all about the Eightees. The '80s Experience is brand new to Wednesday evenings as part of the station's Oldies Night. Each week Paul, who enjoyed his youth in the...

Rising To The Challenge Paul Johnston has taken up a new challenge - to make sure he can get up in time for his new show on Radio Clatterbridge. From today, the station's Programme Controller will be presenting The Morning Line from 9am each Saturday morning. It will feature a mixture of music and sport previews. But only time will tell whether Paul will be able to make...

Neil Jackson has begun to get a roasting from radio listeners in Southport. The Radio Clatterbridge stalwart has been asked to present a new weekend programme for the resort's Dune FM. "The Road To The Roast" is a Sunday morning quiz programme in which listeners are given clues to a location across North Merseyside and West Lancashire. One lucky...