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...

Mark's Centre Stage Music from the musicals makes a welcome return to Radio Clatterbridge tonight. Mark Lloyd and Pippa Davies are to present a new weekly programme called Centre Stage, including a full twenty minutes of theatrical classics. There will also be a Theatre Guide and a poetry slot. Centre Stage can be heard each Monday evening from 8.30pm. ...

New Station Exec Members of Radio Clatterbridge today voted in a new management structure for the station. A special meeting to discuss the issue was called and chaired by Vice President Dave Wilson. The charity will now be run by an Executive Committee of three volunteers, elected annually by the membership. Other smaller changes to the organisational structure...

Friends Reunited A number of members of Radio Clatterbridge helped celebrated the birthday of another local station tonight. Marcher Sound is celebrating its 21st anniversary this weekend. Numerous people who have volunteered for Radio Clatterbridge have also worked in a professional capacity for the Wrexham-based station. Phil Rodgers, Paul Johnston, Claire...

Doddy Becomes Patron Ken Dodd says he's tickled pink to be asked to become the first patron of Radio Clatterbridge. The squire of Knotty Ash has accepted the honourary role after receiving a formal request from the station's Committee. Doddy, who has previously recorded messages of goodwill for listeners, says he was "discomknockerated" by the invitation. ...

Charting Frank's Hits Radio Clatterbridge has helped Frank Sinatra to the top of the charts. The crooner's single My Way, which was voted number one by our listeners last year, is the most requested song on hospital radio stations across the country. Birkenhead-born country singer Charlie Landsborough makes an appearance in the list of top ten artists. ...

Vice President Calls EGM The Vice President of Radio Clatterbridge has called an Extraordinary General Meeting for members of the station. Dave Wilson has this evening announced his intention to hold an EGM to discuss the way forward for the organisation following the decision of Vic Charles to stand down as Chairman. The meeting will take place at 2pm on Sunday 5th...

Telecall Nearly Here Hospital bosses have revealed that patients in Clatterbridge are just weeks away from getting state-of-the-art entertainment systems at their bedsides. Telecall, which brings TV, radio and the internet to a personal flat-screen monitor and headphones, is expected to be fully operational on site by the middle of September. For the first time,...

Parking Fears Allayed Fears over new parking measures at Clatterbridge Hospital have been allayed, for now. Hospital bosses want to introduce parking permits to control the level of cars within the grounds. This would undoubtedly have an effect on volunteers and visitors at the Radio Clatterbridge studios. But hospital sources have told the station that, with parking...

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