The Cockleshell Heroes Exhibition

13 November 2012 by Pure Radio

A major new exhibition in Stockport tells the remarkable story of a group of little-known Second World War heroes, including a young man from Stockport. Their secret mission was so daring and dramatic they were hailed as the Cockleshell Heroes. PURE 107.8 FM’s Russ Smith tells us more about these inspirational men.

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Under the Rainbow - 21st June 2012

21 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 21st June 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.

Under the Rainbow also spoke to the rock band Zero Symphony.

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Jun 2012 - Rock Band - The Zero Symphony

21 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Zero Symphony are a three-piece rock band based in Manchester.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to two of their members – Ed and Fran.

They talked about how they began, problems within the music scene, what they’ve been working on recently, and their plans for the future.

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Jan 2012 - LGF Skills Academy for Women - Healthy Cooking

12 January 2012 by Pure Radio

Creative Writing, Craft, and Bicycle Maintenance.

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation have been running monthly workshops for lesbian and bisexual women, called Skills Academy.

Later in January, the subject will be Healthy Cooking. Frankie Stevens from the LGF spoke to Under the Rainbow, and described what women get out of the sessions.

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