National AIDS Trust - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

14 April 2016 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or Prep for short, is a drug that, if taken daily, can reduce the risk of acquiring HIV.

A number of studies around the world, have shown that it’s very effective at preventing the transmission of the virus.

The Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager at the National AIDS Trust, Sarah Radcliffe, has been telling Under the Rainbow about the latest developments.

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Howard Jones on Stockport's Drive Home

10 February 2016 by Pure Radio

Chatting to Dave Stearn about Live Aid, The 2016 tour and the Eddie The Eagle biopic.

Howard is at RNCM on Feb 18th 2016

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Sarah McQuaid in session for Roots & Fusion

25 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Born in Spain, spent time in both Chicago & Ireland, now living in Cornwall – the wonderful Sarah McQuaid came into the Roots & Fusion studio to play some music.

Having just released her fourth and most intense solo album, Sarah’s R&F session comes near the end of one of her longest tours yet.

As well as playing four songs from Walking Into White (including one bookended by a some lovely a cappella singing), we had a chat about how the recording of this album was different to the others, and also about juggling family life and life as a touring musician.

1) The Tide
2) The Silver Lining
3) Sweetness & Pain II / Leave It For Another Day / Sweetness & Pain III
4) The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

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Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary 22 Sep 15

22 September 2015 by Pure Radio

Local Battle of Britain expert Geoff Simpson and Howard Green from the Air Raid Shelters join Simon and Jane for a special programme from the Stockport Air Raid Shelters.

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Legal Aid, Stockport County & Student Camper 28 Jul 15

28 July 2015 by Pure Radio

What impact will planned cuts to legal aid and the courts service have on Stockport? Liam Smith looks ahead to Stockport County’s friendly against a Manchester United U21 side. And the student who came up with a novel way of saving some cash whilst studying in Manchester — by camping in a Stockport back garden.

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