Funke and the Two Tone Baby in session for Roots & Fusion

23 December 2015 by Pure Radio

The incredible Funke and the Two Tone Baby (AKA Dan Turbull) came in the Roots & Fusion studio for the final session of 2015.

A 21st century one man band, he loops voice, guitar, harmonica & beatboxing to create a unique sound.

We also had a chat about how he does it, how he writes songs and having a musician’s “year off”...

1) If You’re Nice To Me
2) I’m Not Well
3) Anchor
4) (acoustic) Not Enough Bonobo

Download MP3 (56 MB | 24:38 min)



Bullying & Vikings 20 Oct 15

20 October 2015 by Pure Radio

More than a third of Greater Manchester’s workers have faced bullying in the workplace — a figure above the national average. We hear from Lisa — not her real name — who was forced to leave her job in the NHS after suffering at the hands of bosses. Plus, Duncan Boswell meets some hairy Norsemen in Stockport’s Market Place.

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Jan 2015 - #SoWhat Anti-Bullying Campaign

15 January 2015 by Pure Radio

Stuart Hatton Jr is a winner of the Mr Gay UK and Mr Gay World competitions.

This week he launched an anti-bullying campaign. He’s encouraging people to tweet a photo of themselves with So What written on their hand, with the hashtag #SoWhat.

Stuart told Under the Rainbow that he hopes to help young people shrug off homophobic and other bullying that may be directed at them.

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Basement 13th February

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

Radio made for young people in Stockport.

Singer-songwriter Matt Wood – My Lyrical Mind – joins us in studio to perform some of his music.

And we discuss how to tackle the increasing problem of cyber-bullying.

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Under the Rainbow - 20th September 2012

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 20th September 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.

Tonight Under the Rainbow also concluded their conversation about homophobic abuse in schools.

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