Bank Holiday Programmes Radio Clatterbridge has a number of special programmes on air for the second May Bank Holiday of the year. Elaine Leaning has a special edition of Tea and Biscuits before Dave Gardner comes on air at midday with music from the Best of British. At 2pm, Neil Jackson has Holiday Edition, including the first Afternoon Story of the week. Then at 4,...

Stuart's National Award BBC Sound Editor Stuart Mackay is celebrating today, after winning a national accolade for skills which he first developed at Radio Clatterbridge. The 27-year old, who started his career in audio as part of the Mid-Morning Music team more than ten years ago, has won the Best Young Sound Editor in the 2004 Broadcast Young Talent Awards. Stuart was...

Monty's Back One of Radio Clatterbridge's founding members is making a comeback on the airwaves this evening. Monty Lister, who helped set up early broadcasts in the hospital, is returning to Radio Merseyside this evening for a nostalgic review of some of the highlights from his programmes for the BBC. Monty, who still lives in Wirral, also helped Radio...

Joe Heads For The Hills One of Radio Clatterbridge's Monday night presenters, Joe Pryzlucki, is heading for the hills after hanging up his headphones for the last time tonight. He is moving to the Lake District at the end of the week for work reasons. But Joe, who has presented the Monday Night Flashback for a number of years, is looking forward to relocating - he's...

New Look Saturdays Request collector and Request Round Up presenter, Christine Fitzsimons, is currently laid up after breaking her foot. A familiar face on the wards, Christine has been visiting listeners since 1995 and has been involved in the Saturday request show since then. Everyone at the station and on the wards wish Christine the best for a speedy recovery. ...

No Escaping Ian Radio Clatterbridge's newest presenter earned his wings today, and instantly planned a Great Escape! Ian Grant became involved in the station after visiting Vic Charles for a special promotion with ASDA Upton, where he works. Ian was so impressed with the broadcast that he has now joined the team and taken over the Great Escape request programme...

It's Our Birthday Radio Clatterbridge is celebrating its 53rd birthday today. The station, which began with members of the Port Sunlight Boys' Club taking a record player around the wards, is now providing information and entertainment to patients and staff at Clatterbridge Hospital twenty-four hours a day. Presenter Neil Jackson today marked the occasion with a...

Pat Gets Patients' Vote Auxilliary nurse Pat Porter became the latest recipient of the annual Radio Clatterbridge Staff Achievement Award. The 64 year-old, who is due to retire from full-time nursing at the end of April, has been voted the favourite member of staff by patients at Clatterbridge Hospital. Singer Gerry Marsden paid a surprise visit to the Dermatology Unit...

Egg-citing Easter Ahead Radio Clatterbridge has announced it's broadcasting an exciting range of special programmes over Easter. The station's commitment to be there for patients when they need it most is especially true on bank holidays, and this weekend is no different. Listeners can hear a variety of extra programmes, including Mark Lloyd's Songs From The Shows, two...

Andy's New Journey Presenter Andy Bonner begins a brand new journey on Radio Clatterbridge this evening. Andy, who has been hosting Cruisin' for the last ten years, is beginning a new programme - Seven Days. The 28 year old said "The programme has evolved so much over the last decade that it just felt a more appropriate name, considering its content. Seven Days...