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  • Dame Patricia RoutledgeDame Patricia Routledge has heaped praise on Clatterbridge as she officially opened a new garden at Wirral Hospice St John's.

    The actor, known best for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC comedy Keeping Up Appearances, was keen to laud the work of all of the organisations working in the health park, including the charity and Radio Clatterbridge.

  • Di Gaskell and Craig McMahon with his Yano Da! posterA Wirral musician has told Radio Clatterbridge how he’s followed his dream to set up his own record label.

    Craig McMahon from Claughton created Yano Da Records with his school friend Tom Critchley after realising they shared the same taste in music.

  • Katie White and Di GaskellCoffee Club presenter Di Gaskell got to chew the fat with a local restauranteur who brought a feast of ideas into the studio.

    Katie White has opened the Real Food Kitchen in Neston - a community project which aims to give everyone some good basic nosh.

  • Lauren RayAn upcoming singer-songwriter has told Radio Clatterbridge how she got into music because of her mum’s envy of the piano skills of a local nurse.

    Lauren Ray appears on tour with Paul Carrack from Mike + The Mechanics at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall next month.

  • Mackenzie James Cregan plays live in the studioThe son of a musician who’s played with Rod Stewart and Steve Harley has told Radio Clatterbridge how he hopes to follow in his father’s footsteps.

    Mackenzie James Cregan was born in Los Angeles but is currently living on Merseyside after becoming a student at Sir Paul McCartney’s LIPA.

  • Di Gaskell with Sophie Smith and John McWilliams from Wirral Advocacy Hub

    Radio Clatterbridge listeners have heard how more and more health and social care professionals are training to understand how to support people who can't make important decisions for themselves.

    People such as social workers, nurses and doctors are being educated to consider how decisions need to be made in people's best interests.

  • Christopher Maloney from his book WildcardChristopher Maloney has told Radio Clatterbridge listeners to expect some revelations in his new autobiography.

    The X Factor and Celebrity Big Brother star's first book has gone on sale this week.

  • Jingles in production (Credit: AudioSweets)Radio Clatterbridge has got a sweet new sound - thanks to a brand new package of on air jingles made right here in the north west.

    The catchy tunes, which went on air this morning, will be heard throughout the schedule.

  • Dom Littlewood gets it wrong, but John Perry is Right On The Money! (Credit: BBC Studios)The BBC were Right On The Money when they asked to film at Radio Clatterbridge for the national TV programme.

    But presenter Dominic Littlewood was left tongue-tied when we put him on air!

  • Cathy Roberts with Di GaskellA "woman with a washing line" who had no experience of sailing has explained how she took to the sea after recovering from a serious illness.

    Cathy Roberts, who owns a bookshop in Wirral, rescued a 70 year old tug boat after buying it from a used car salesman.

  • Peter GrantAn award-winning newspaper journalist has spoken of his love of Liverpool during a visit to Radio Clatterbridge.

    Peter Grant was a guest on the Coffee Club and shared some of his life story with listeners in the health park.

  • Di Gaskell presenting part of Doddy DayTelevision viewers across the north west were able to join in with our special day celebrating the life of our patron Sir Ken Dodd.

    Cameras from ITV Granada Reports were in the studio to record Doddy Day, our tribute to the 90 year old comedian on the day he was laid to rest.

  • Sophie Adam and Samantha Long with presenter Di GaskellRadio Clatterbridge listeners have been hearing about a new service aimed at improving their lives during and after their stay in hospital.

    Sophie Adam and Samantha Long came into the studio to explain how Wirral Advocacy Hub can help patients who can't speak for themselves.

  • Gaz Jones with presenter Di GaskellRadio Clatterbridge listeners wanting to lead healthier lifestyles are getting advice from a fitness guru.

    But Gaz Jones says new year resolutions often don't work.

  • Senior infection control nurse Marie BosworthRadio Clatterbridge has launched a new feature aimed at keeping infections reduced within Clatterbridge Hospital.

    It will give updates and advice on the continuing commitment to protect patients, visitors and staff from avoidable infection.

  • Last year's lights at Wirral Hospice St John's (Credit: John Bates)

    Radio Clatterbridge will be broadcasting some illuminating programmes this Christmas.

    Amongst the highlights, listeners will be able to hear the Light Up A Life service from Wirral Hospice St John's.

  • Di GaskellA professional DJ has overcome her concerns about going live on air to present her own programme on Radio Clatterbridge.

    Di Gaskell, who usually plays to audiences at bars, clubs and private parties around the region, will be hosting the Tuesday morning Coffee Club for the next few months.

  • Joe Clarke tells presenter Di Gaskell about Spartacus Bubble FootballCoffee Club listeners have heard how people wanting to make money for charities in Clatterbridge can now do so wearing giant inflatable balls!

    Joe Clarke, the creator of Spartacus Bubble Football, came into the studio to explain all about the fun phenomenon which is taking the fundraising world by storm.

  • Di GaskellRadio Clatterbridge bosses thought they had struck it lucky when they recruited a professional DJ to the station.

    But Di Gaskell says she's "shocked and stunned" by the prospect of going on air.