Sugar and Spice 2016 - Laughter Yoga

10 March 2016 by Pure Radio

Sugar and Spice is an annual festival aimed at lesbian and bisexual women.

It’s taking place in Manchester this weekend, and it’s going to be their tenth year.

Comedian Kerry Leigh is helping organise the event, and has been speaking to Under the Rainbow about what’s going on.

On Sunday, Kerry is running a workshop on Laughter Yoga.

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A&E, Weather & Drink Driving 22 Dec 15

22 December 2015 by Pure Radio

With all of Greater Manchester’s hospitals missing A&E waiting time targets this week despite the mild winter, A&E Consultant Charlotte Doughty describes what it’s like on the front line at Stepping Hill. Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge with a gloomy weather forecast. And Jane goes to find out about GMP’s #nonefortheroad campaign.

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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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Oct 2015 - Twilight People: Stories of Faith and Gender

22 October 2015 by Pure Radio

Twilight People is a project that aims to document transgender and non-gender-conforming people, and the faith and spirituality that they have in their lives.

They plan to collect people’s stories, then use them to produce an exhibition next year.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Surat-Shan Knan, who is the Founder and Project Manager of Twilight People.

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Dec 2014 - Positive Radio

4 December 2014 by Pure Radio

Monday was World AIDS Day, and it saw the launch of Positive Radio.

It’s an online radio station by HIV charity, the George House Trust.

Broadcaster and GHT trustee Paul Graham has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

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