Home Instead's Sandra ScottGood causes in Wirral are being encouraged to apply for grants after a new community fund was launched on Radio Clatterbridge.

The scheme, run by the Wirral Care Foundation, offers small grants to anyone providing a service to improve the well-being of people across the borough.

Ted Dillon with colleagues at The Clatterbridge Cancer CentreRadio Clatterbridge has made a surprise visit to mark the retirement of one of the health park's most popular characters.

As commissionaire of The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre, Ted Dillon has become one of the most recognisable people to staff, patients and visitors.

Becky BrothwoodA Merseyside student, who mistook cancer symptoms as a sign of pregnancy, has praised staff at Clatterbridge for looking after her and given her support to other young patients.

Becky Brothwood hit the headlines around the country after revealing the hormones in her body made a pregnancy test wrongly return a positive result.

Sasha Mathias and Steph de Jonge with Ian GrantWhen Sasha Mathias started working at Maggie's Centres this week, little did she know one of her first duties would be to go live on the radio!

The fundraiser joined new colleague Steph de Jonge in the studio to talk about the work of the Clatterbridge-based charity.

Vicki WoodLate Night Love Songs has got a fresh image with a series of new jingles to help ease listeners into the early hours.

They replace the former jingles, some of which have been in use for more than a decade.

Louise Pode and Steve Khan talk about returning to work after cancerListeners have heard calls for a better understanding of cancer in the workplace.

It comes as a new scheme tries to encourage businesses to support people returning to work after treatment.

Steve EvansRadio Clatterbridge has 'trumped' international events by installing a new leader - hours ahead of the US presidential inauguration.

Following their own democratic elections, members of the charity have chosen a new man at the station's helm.

Angela Dawe and Jane Randles talk about remote surveillance of cancer patients at ClatterbridgeListeners to Radio Clatterbridge have heard how cancer patients will be able to track the progress of their treatment online.

The trial is being developed by Living With And Beyond Cancer, a two-year project based at Clatterbridge Health Park.

Status Quo at Wirral Rocks (Credit: Chris Varnes)Radio Clatterbridge listeners have voted a Status Quo track their most wanted song of 2016.

The news was revealed just a week after the death of band frontman Rick Parfitt.

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    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.