Oct 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Village Angels

29 October 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a band of volunteers that patrol around Canal Street, and the rest of Manchester’s Gay Village. They work to provide help and information to night-time revellers.

They are organised by the LGBT Foundation. And can be spotted in pink hi-visibility vests on Friday and Saturday nights.

Under the Rainbow heard from Jessica White, who is the Community Safety Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Jul 2015 - LGBT Hate Crime Partnership

16 July 2015 by Pure Radio

A hate crime is any crime that is motivated by prejudice against part of the victim’s identity.

The LGBT Foundation have joined forces with 30 other organisations across the country in the National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership – which aims to increase reporting, and improve support for victims.

Under the Rainbow has been hearing about it from the LGBT Foundation’s Community Safety Coordinator, Jessica White.

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David Schofield, Community Meals & The Budget 14 Jul 15

14 July 2015 by Pure Radio

Concert pianist David Schofield from Heald Green was on holiday in the Tunisian beach resort of Sousse when a gunman opened fire on the beach, killing 38 people. He told Jane about the attack and his new charity single. Plus, with Stockport’s community meals service under threat we hear the views of two councillors. And was last week’s Budget good for business in Stockport? Christian Mancier, former Stockport president of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, analyses the Chancellor’s little red box for us.

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Jun 2015 - Gay and Bisexual Men's Cancers

11 June 2015 by Pure Radio

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Foundation have created a new booklet on the subject of cancers that effect men.

It has information about the causes, symptoms, and where to get further advice – on a wide range of cancers.

Their Community Involvement Manager, Andrew Gilliver, has been talking to Under the Rainbow.

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Apr 2014 - Lesbian and Gay Foundation Charity Challenges and Team LGF

24 April 2014 by Pure Radio

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation is a charity that runs a number of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. They include sexual health testing, and wellbeing counselling.

Tonight Under the Rainbow is finding out how you can help raise money for them by taking part in one of their Charity Challenges. Next month they’re looking for runners to join the Great Manchester Run and the London 10K.

Under the Rainbow spoke to their Volunteer Manager, Charlotte Cook and Community Engagement Officer James Derham.

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