Apr 2015 - Sports May and Pride Games

16 April 2015 by Pure Radio

Sports May is a programme of sporting activities aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

It will give individuals a chance to get involved in new sports, or to improve their abilities. The range of events includes swimming, football, athletics, tennis, rugby, cricket and volleyball.

The month will then be followed up by a number of tournaments in June.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of the volunteers helping organise the event, Phil Facey.

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Nov 2014 - The Imitation Game - Professor S Barry Cooper

20 November 2014 by Pure Radio

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game is a film about the life of Alan Turing.

The mathematician and computer scientist helped us win the Second World War, by creating a device that decoded Nazi messages.

This evening Under the Rainbow heard from Professor S. Barry Cooper, the author of ‘Alan Turing: His Work and Impact’.

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Dec 2013 - Rainbow Awards - Vote for TV Moment or Series

5 December 2013 by Pure Radio

Here on Under the Rainbow, we’re putting together a programme to celebrate the best of the LGBT community during 2013, and we want your help.

In the new year we will be presenting our awards for a number of different categories.

We want you to vote for your favourite for TV Moment or Series.

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Big Summer of Sport: Manchester CityGames, Lions Squad & 72hr Football, 03 May 13

3 May 2013 by Pure Radio

Simon Kelsey speaks to European indoor 400m champion Perri Shakes-Drayton and Paralympic 100m gold medallist Jonnie Peacock ahead of the Manchester CityGames later this month. Plus, find out how Stockport County could get a reprieve from relegation, Scott Quinnell shares his thoughts on the Lions squad, Sporting Chat with Martin & Huw, Pro Cycling with Pete Levene, Sunday League with Keith Coates and the Stockport footballers who are playing… and playing… and playing.

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Under the Rainbow - 8th November 2012

8 November 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 8th November 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 heard about Just a Ball Game – an initiative to tackle homophobia in football.

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