May 2014 - Great British Bear Bash

1 May 2014 by Pure Radio

This weekend, Manchester’s Gay Village has a festival to celebrate everything hairy, with the Great British Bear Bash.

It’s a social gathering that includes club nights, ice skating, cabaret and a pool party.

Under the Rainbow spoke to one of the organisers, John.

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Under the Rainbow - 14th June 2012

14 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 14th June 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Also we heard from Trevor Burchick MBE, who will be an Olympic Torchbearer in Stockport.

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Jun 2012 - Trevor Burchick - Olympic Torchbearer for Stockport

14 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Trevor Burchick MBE is the Chairperson of the Northern Wave Swimming Club, who are a group for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Trevor will be a torchbearer as the Olympic Flame passes through Stockport on the 24th.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to him. He described how he was put forward for it, and what part of the route he’ll be doing.

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Teddy Bears Picnic

29 June 2010 by Pure Radio

The Hallam Coronation Garden is a unique park in Davenport which is maintained by a dedicated group of local residents and at the weekend they organised a Teddy Bears Picnic.

Emily Smallman went along to find out more about the Friends of Hallam Garden group and the important that work they do.

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