Wirral Charity PostWe are pleased to reveal that Radio Clatterbridge will be one of the beneficiaries from this year's Wirral Charity Post.

It will be the fifth time the station has been chosen to receive financial support from the proceeds of the service in its 37 year history.

Soul TrainAt Radio Clatterbridge, we love our music so we were delighted to hear that the hit show Soul Train is coming to Wirral.

Listeners to the Coffee Club heard all about it from producer and host Wayne Kennedy.

Last year's Shine Night Walk (Credit: Cancer Research UK)Listeners to Radio Clatterbridge are being encouraged to take part in a night walk to help raise funds for cancer studies.

The second Shine Night Walk is taking place in Liverpool at the end of August following the success of last year's inaugural event.

Jo Francis braves the shave for ClatterbridgeA regular guest on the Coffee Club has braved the shave in aid of The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.

Jo Francis, a colleague of our presenters Ian Grant and Helen Sestan, decided to lose her locks 18 months after after husband Gareth was treated for testicular cancer at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

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.

Dave Adams delivers his impromptu speechClatterbridge Hospitals League of Friends marked their 65th Annual General Meeting with a surprise talk by one of our presenters.

In The Mix host Dave Adams is also the vice president of the charity and was called upon at the eleventh hour when they received apologies that that guest speaker was feeling unwell.

Patricia Routledge on a previous visit to Wirral (Credit: Wilfred Owen Story)Coffee Club listeners were amongst the first to hear that Dame Patricia Routledge is coming to Clatterbridge.

The Tranmere-born actor and singer, best known for her role as Hyacinth Bucket in the BBC comedy Keeping Up Appearances, will be opening the newly made-over gardens at Wirral Hospice St John's.

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    Paul Johnston, Steve Evans and Mike Eveleigh collect the award (Credit: HBA)Radio Clatterbridge's success at the Hospital Broadcasting Awards made it in to the press. We won a gold in Stoke-on-Trent for promoting our special day of programmes in tribute to our late patron, Sir Ken Dodd.
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