Vote for Pantry Pedal Power

28 March 2017 by Pure Radio

Your Local Pantry is calling on Stockport residents to your vote for its Pantry Pedal Power project, which has been shortlisted in this year’s National Lottery People’s Projects competition.

Fiona Carr from Stockport Homes tells Jane Lomas about the work of Your Local Pantry and its latest project.

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Action for Trans Health

23 June 2016 by Pure Radio

Action for Trans Health is an organisation that aims to improve the lives of anyone who identifies as transgender.

They raise money, which is then allocated to trans people in need.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of the group’s founders, Jess.

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The Cycling Celebrant

19 May 2016 by Pure Radio

Alan Lee is The Cycling Celebrant. He helps organise bespoke ceremonies for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

He helps arrange weddings, funerals, baby namings and other significant life events. And he aims to make them personal to the families involved.

Alan has been chatting with Under the Rainbow.

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Recap of LGBT History Month in Stockport

25 February 2016 by Pure Radio

Last night was the final event for the festival by the borough’s LGBT social group, People Like Us Stockport.

It was a light-hearted and jolly fun bingo night in the Arden Arms. Under the Rainbow went along and spoke to the group’s Chairperson, Chris Hassall, who explained what they got up to throughout the month.

We also asked people who they name as their LGBT hero.

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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

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