Shades Of Coffee

Radio Clatterbridge listeners have heard proof that the wireless is great for painting pictures in people's minds.

The owners of Robinson & Neal Wallpaper and Paint Suppliers came in to the studio to give the Coffee Club some top tips on decorating this spring.

Julia and Richard Neal in the studio

Richard and Julia Neal run the family business with from shops in Birkenhead, Chester, Liverpool and Bangor.

Presenter Phil Rostance learned all about the latest designs and fashions now available in their stores - and they even offered Radio Clatterbridge listeners a discount!

"We're really impressed with Radio Clatterbridge and your listeners will also be 'looked after' when they come and visit our stores." - Managing Director Richard Neal

Richard and Julia Neal also revealed some of the more exotic names for their paints. For example, you can use Elephant's Breath on the walls inside your house!

The firm, which dates back to 1899, once supplied gold leaf paint to the Sultan's Palace in Oman. It was 22.75 carat and used for the domes.

Wallpaper hanging demonstrations are taking place in their Birkenhead store in May.

On Thursday, 4 April, author and designer Rebecca Day will be visiting their Chester store for A Day Of Inspiration. All proceeds will go to Claire House Children's Hospice.