Ten-year-old Sophie wins a national award!

14 February 2017 by Pure Radio

Ten-year-old Sophie Nesbitt from Stockport has won a prestigious Sibling Award from the charity Contact a Family for the help she gives her disabled younger brother Jack, who’s just 2 years old.

Jane Lomas met Sophie and little Jack and their mum Tina, who explained how it all came about.

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Inspirational parents fundraise for Stepping Hill baby bereavement suite

7 February 2017 by Pure Radio

Suzann Wagster and her partner Oliver Harrison sadly lost their baby son Declan when Suzann was 20 weeks pregnant.

They are now raising funds for SANDS (the stillbirth and neonatal death charity) and for the Sandalwood baby bereavement suite at Stepping Hill Hospital.

They told Jane Lomas their story.

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Stockport Diabetes Epidemic

10 January 2017 by Pure Radio

It is estimated that 27,000 people in Stockport are at risk of developing diabetes and and there are already 14,600 people who are diagnosed with the condition.

Stockport has been accepted into wave 2 of the Healthier You NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, which will identify those people at high risk of developing diabetes and then offer them a range of support.

Jennifer Connolly, Specialty Registrar in Pubic Health explained the situation to Pure’s Jane Lomas.

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Brexit and the Stockport BID

4 October 2016 by Pure Radio

Helen White, Co-Founder and Director of Marketing Stockport, talks to Jane Lomas about local business reaction to Brexit and about the Stockport BID.

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Cancer Doesn't Do Labels

30 June 2016 by Pure Radio

Cancer can affect anyone, and transgender people can face additional barriers to diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Next Tuesday Wythenshawe Hospital will be hosting an event looking at what can be done to ensure transgender people are adequately served by healthcare professionals.

Under the Rainbow heard from Ben Heyworth, the founder of the LGBT Cancer Support Alliance, and Tara Hewitt, from the University Hospital South Manchester NHS Trust.

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