Port Sunlight (Credit: Pete)Radio Clatterbridge listeners have learned more about the history behind Wirral's famous model village.

Port Sunlight was built by Lever Brothers boss William Hesketh Lever to house his soap factory workers.

Manx Radio's Marc Tyley

Radio Clatterbridge has strengthened its links with a broadcaster from the Isle of Man.

Marc Tyley is a familiar voice to many Manx patients who travel to Clatterbridge for treatment.

The Huyton Poet on stage (Credit: Ian Kenyon)Listeners to Monday's Coffee Club are already used to a certain amount of humour and rhyme thanks to presenter John Roberts' love of poetry.

But regulars had a special treat this week, when a guest treated them to his own unique form of entertainment.

Idle Frets at Radio ClatterbridgeRadio Clatterbridge listeners were in for a treat when they heard a live performance from an up and coming local band.

Chester quartet Idle Frets popped in to the studio to share their story and play some of their music.

Barnabas Borbely on the summit of Everest (Credit: Asian Trekking)Radio Clatterbridge listeners have heard how a Chester woman was on top of the world - when she was proposed to on the summit of Everest!

Barnabas Borbely came in to the studio to share the story of how he popped the question to girlfriend Megan Wheeler, 33, at the highest point on earth.

John Roberts with Frank Alan from The SearchersRadio Clatterbridge presenter John Roberts has had some searching questions for singer Frank Alan.

The broadcaster went to chat with the leader of The Searchers backstage after a recent show at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton.

Ken PyeLocal author Ken Pye joined the Coffee Club this week to share some of his wisdom with listeners.

Ken is a great authority on the history of this area.

Howard Kendall at Radio ClatterbridgeFormer Everton manager and player Howard Kendall visited Radio Clatterbridge today and threw down a challenge to our listeners.

The 66 year old is currently writing his autobiography and wants people in the health park to come up with a title.

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