The hovercraftRadio Clatterbridge turned the clock back 50 years to mark the anniversary of the world's first commercial hovercraft service.

The inaugural trip, between Moreton and Rhyl, was recorded by one of the station's founders in July 1962.

The new Radio Clatterbridge websiteRadio Clatterbridge's website has been relaunched in a move that keeps the station up to date with the latest developments on the internet.

The site is already the most comprehensive of its kind in the country.

A Royal Appointment Patients were able to join in the celebrations as the Queen visited Wirral today, thanks to coverage by Radio Clatterbridge. Andy Bonner presented the first hour of the Afernoon Edition from New Brighton where Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh toured the Floral Pavilion theatre. Members of the public shared their experience with listeners...

The X Factor Radio Clatterbridge is helping publicise this year's X Factor charity single, after three brothers from Claire House appeared on the hit TV show. Sam, Dan and Tom Lloyd - who all have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy - were filmed talking about the good work of the children's hospice. Radio Clatterbridge listeners today heard Andy Bonner's interview...

20:20 Vision Radio Clatterbridge presenter Andy Bonner celebrated 20 years on the air today. The Open Air host, who is also a familiar face to viewers on ITV's Granada Reports, joined the charity back in 1991. Andy played listeners a recording of his first ever appearance on the station - from the Neil Henry Sunday Show. ...

Bill Haley Radio Clatterbridge has broadcast a special programme documenting the station's illustrious history. The Radio Clatterbridge Story was researched and presented by Andy Bonner to mark the charity's 60th anniversary. It features many long-unheard clips of archive loaned to the station by various former presenters. The documentary also contains the...

Beatles Memories Re-lived A close friend of the Beatles re-lived the early days of the band for Radio Clatterbridge listeners today. Astrid Kirchherr, who was the fiancée of "fifth Beatle" Stuart Sutcliffe, spoke to Andy Bonner on the first day of the Mathew Street Festival about her new exhibition of photographs of the group during their time in Hamburg. Kirchherr, who...

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    Cllr Geoffrey Watt, the Mayor of Wirral for 2018-19 (Credit: Wirral Council)The Mayor of Wirral has paid a special visit to Radio Clatterbridge to tell listeners about the first half of his year in office. Cllr Geoffrey Watt and his wife Anne, the Mayoress, came into the studio to share some of their highlights and play some of their favourite music.