Stockport bowls players crowned champs!

13 December 2016 by Pure Radio

Bowled over! Liam Smith from Offerton and Peter Roberts from Romiley have been crowned the new short mat World Pairs Bowls Champions.

Jane Lomas spoke to Liam Smith.

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Remembrance, Cuts and Bowls 10 Nov 15

10 November 2015 by Pure Radio

On the eve of Armistice Day, we speak to a local poppy seller and the Royal British Legion about this year’s Remembrance commemorations. Plus we look at Stockport Council’s plans to cut more than £21m from next year’s budget, and Liam Smith speaks to us about competing in the European Masters bowls championship in Belgium.

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Etherow Country Park, Stockport String & Things That Go Bump In The Night 27 Oct 15

27 October 2015 by Pure Radio

A petition backing funding for Etherow Country Park passes 7,000 signatures. Simon finds out whether he’s trim and in shape by taking the Stockport String test live on air. With Halloween approaching, Jane investigates Stockport’s spooky side. And we talk bowls with Liam Smith who’s about to compete in the European Championships in Belgium.

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Big Summer of Sport: Stockport Metro, BTCC & Chris Ingram, 14 Jun 13

14 June 2013 by Pure Radio

Simon Kelsey speaks to Stockport Metro Performance Director Sean Kelly about the club’s struggle for funding after losing elite training status earlier this year. We meet locally-based BTCC team Speedworks Motorsport as Round 4 of the championship comes to Oulton Park, and Stockport’s newest rally talent Chris Ingram talks about being MSA Young Driver of the Year and his plans for the future. Plus a full round-up of all the rest of the week’s sports news.

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