Sandra Scott from Home Instead WirralCoffee Club listeners have heard how they can help older people on their own this Christmas by simply buying them a present.

The idea comes from one of Radio Clatterbridge's sponsors, Home Instead Senior Care.

Co-presenters Dave Harvey and Liz Morton in the refurbished studio

Radio Clatterbridge is set to expand as a project to refurbish Radio Clatterbridge's main broadcast studio has been completed.

It's the first phase of a scheme which will eventually see the entire station overhauled and enlarged thanks to the hard work of a team of volunteers.

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.

Sue Welsh and Sue JamesRadio Clatterbridge listeners were able to listen to a tea party to mark the departure of two "valuable" members of staff from the health park.

Dr Sue Welsh and Sister Sue James retired after more than half a century of dedicated work between them in the Dermatology Unit at Clatterbridge Hospital.

Sherrie Hewson at the Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust's Proud Awards 2017Benidorm actor and former Loose Women host Sherrie Hewson has told Radio Clatterbridge she was "thrilled and proud" to host an annual awards ceremony for staff at Wirral Hospital.

The broadcaster, who also starred in Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Crossroads, told our presenter Steve Evans that she tried to make the Proud Awards as much fun as she could.

Tony Blackburn (Credit: RV1864)Radio Clatterbridge has paid tribute to a young upstart in the world of broadcasting, as Radio 1 celebrated it's 50th anniversary.

Dave Williams' Light and Early programme played the same first three songs as the BBC station exactly half a century after they were first introduced by former pirate radio DJ Tony Blackburn.

Helen LloydA day nursery founder, whose first husband died from cancer 21 years ago, has been telling listeners how she aims to raise £20,000 for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity.

Helen Lloyd opened Bluebells in September 1997 because she knew she would never have children with him.

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  • Making headlines down under

    The Gum Tips newsletterA globe-trotting cuddly koala has helped Radio Clatterbridge win a competition and become a talking point in Australia. The toy, dubbed Barry, is a mascot of an animal hospital in Port Macquarie, New South Wales.
  • 20 hour charity show

    The article in the Wirral GlobeIan Grant and Helen Sestan's 20 hour takeover of the Radio Clatterbridge airwaves made headline news. The marathon broadcast made it online and onto page 2 of the Wirral Globe.
  • Under The Hammer

    John Crane's Liverpool Echo columnOne of our regular guests had some kind words to write about Radio Clatterbridge in the local press. In his weekly column for the Liverpool Echo, Under The Hammer, auctioneer John Crane singing the praises of the station.