Stockport Focus Special: Libby Lane the new Bishop of Stockport

31 March 2015 by Pure Radio

The Right Reverend Libby Lane, the new Bishop of Stockport and the first ever woman bishop in the Church of England talks to Jane Lomas in this exclusive interview for Pure 107.8fm.

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Pure Sport Podcast

27 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Stockport County play Hyde FC in the local derby tomorrow afternoon at three in the Conference North. We speak to Stockport County Manager Alan Lord about both games and the injury problems hes suffered at Edgeley Park.

Plus we hear from the man charged with training Stockport residents to become referees and of course we look ahead to a big night for England’s footballers in their Euro 2016 qualifier against Lithuania.

While Keith Coates will be here to review the very latest action in the Stockport District Sunday Football League.

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Mar 2015 - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

26 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (or PrEP for short) is a drug that has shown the potential to reduce the chances of catching HIV.

It’s currently undergoing clinical trials amongst those most at risk of contracting the virus.

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are hoping the drug will reduce infection rates, and are encouraging the NHS to make it available to the public as soon as possible.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the LGF’s Sexual Health Coordinator – James Derham.

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Stockport Focus: Ann Barnes, Homelessness and Parking 24 Mar 15

24 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Chief Executive of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Ann Barnes, speaks exclusively to Stockport Focus. In a wide ranging interview Ann covers the crisis in A&E, Devo Manc, upcoming reforms to the NHS in Greater Manchester and much more. Plus a special report on homelessness in Stockport, with Tom who was left homeless after the guest house he was staying in closed down, Stockport Homes and Brendan Cojeen from local charity The Wellspring. The politicians are out in force ahead of the General Election – Todd Fitzgerald from the MEN analyses the week’s political action, Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander gets a grilling on a visit to Bredbury, as does Mayor of London Boris Johnson in Marple. And hear from the man waging war on parking fines: former Mayor of Stockport and retired solicitor, Eric Pyle.

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Pure Sport 20 March 15

20 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Simon Kelsey sits in for Pete Liggins. Sound in Sport, the Greater Manchester School Games and the greatest manager England never had.

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