Frank Turner talks to Paul Holloway

23 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Frank Turner spoke to Pure’s Paul Holloway before his sell out show at Manchester Academy on Monday 23 November.

He talks about his latest album ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ and losing a friend in the Paris attacks.

Also explains why he is encouraging his fans to share ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ on Twitter #FTRAOK and how that sits with his punk ethos.

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Frank Turner On Fuzzbox

19 April 2013 by Pure Radio

Paul Holloway met up with Frank Turner backstage before his gig at Manchester Academy 17 April 2013.

His new album Tape Deck Heart is released on Monday 22 April and it’s been a busy year for Frank, with his profile rising after Danny Boyle invited him to play at the Olympics opening ceremony.

Keep in touch at and @purefuzzbox on Twitter

Anarchy in SK!

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Skin From Skunk Anansie On The Guest List

7 March 2013 by Pure Radio

Skunk Anansie are coming to Manchester on the 22nd of March to play at Academy 1 in support of their 5th studio album “Black Traffic”

Their latest single “This Is Not A Game” is due out on March 25th. Pure’s Russ Smith caught up with singer Skin to find out about their upcoming tour and new musical focus after their previous 8 year break.

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Jan 2012 - LGF Skills Academy for Women - Healthy Cooking

12 January 2012 by Pure Radio

Creative Writing, Craft, and Bicycle Maintenance.

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation have been running monthly workshops for lesbian and bisexual women, called Skills Academy.

Later in January, the subject will be Healthy Cooking. Frankie Stevens from the LGF spoke to Under the Rainbow, and described what women get out of the sessions.

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Stockport Academy on How Cools Your School

21 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Hear the kids from Stockport Academy tell Pure 107.8fm listeners How Cools their School.

You can have a go at guessing each day’s picture in the Cool SChool Sketchphrase.

Miss Pavey is the subject of Kids question Time and she’ll set the Teacher Challenge.

Listen to How Cools Your School with Tim and Sara on Pure Breakfast, weekdays during the school term, from 8 30am on Pure 107.8fm.

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