LGBT Sport Afternoon

24 March 2016 by Pure Radio

On Easter Saturday there is an afternoon of athletics, basketball, climbing, football, rugby league and more – all aimed at LGBT people who are beginners in sport.

It will be going on at Hough End Leisure Centre, which is located between Chorlton and Withington.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the Director of Pride Sports, Lou Englefield, who has been describing what’s planned.

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Stockport Focus: Pubs and Andy Turner, 18 Feb 14

19 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This week Stockport Focus looks at the decline of the local pub over recent years. Plus, New Mills ice climber Andy Turner travels to Sochi as part of efforts to introduce the sport to the Winter Olympics.

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Most Notorious: Peter Boardman

21 May 2012 by Pure Radio

Peter Boardman is perhaps Stockport’s most notable adventurer, living a life as an accomplished mountaineer.

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Dan Dares Climbing

9 June 2010 by Pure Radio

Daniel Tomkinson finds out about Climbing in Stockport

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Outdoor Lads on Under the Rainbow

12 November 2009 by Pure Radio

Outdoor Lads is an activities group aimed at gay and bisexual men. They run numerous events throughout Greater Manchester and across the UK.

One of their regular events is a weekly session at Awesome Walls Indoor Climbing Centre in Pear Mill, Bredbury.

Under the Rainbow caught up with them one Wednesday evening. While Andy spoke to one of the event leaders, Stephen took to the walls.

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