Aug 2013 - The Great Village Bake Off

8 August 2013 by Pure Radio

Manchester Pride is the festival for the local lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

One of the new events taking place this year is the Great Village Bake Off.

Maybe you think you could bake the Campest Cupcake, or Tartiest Tart?

Under the Rainbow has been finding out about the event and the group behind it, by speaking to Joe and Kevin from the Village Bakers.

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Most Notorious: Joan Bakewell

4 June 2012 by Pure Radio

As one of the country’s most iconic journalists and broadcasters, the now Right Honourable Baroness Bakewell of Stockport, is perhaps the nearest to homegrown royalty.

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Gatley Festival On Stockport Focus

5 July 2011 by Pure Radio

The crowds came out in their thousands for the Gatley Carnival Parade.

Sunday 3 July was the big finale for the Gatley Festival which involved a week long programme of community events. Anika Aarons spoke to organiser Jayne Baker.

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Stockport's Perfect Pub - Bakers Vaults, Heat 1

5 November 2009 by Pure Radio

Pure 107.8FM is searching for the Perfect Pub in Stockport.

The first heat sees The Bakers Vaults in Stockport Market Place up against The Plough in Heaton Moor.

Vote via our homepage. Polls close at midnight on Friday November 13.

Paul Holloway enjoyed jazz night with landlord Sam.

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Stockport's Dame Joan Bakewell talks to Susan Sides

4 October 2009 by Pure Radio

Last year Stockport broadcaster and journalist Dame Joan Bakewell was appointed the voice for older people in the UK by Government.

Joan, who attended Stockport High School for Girls, now Hillcrest Grammar, talks to Susan Sides about the age of compulsorily retirement and why we need a National Older Persons Day.

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