Stockport Reports: The Stockport Air Disaster

3 June 2015 by Pure Radio

On June 4th, 1967, a Canadair C-4 Argonaut crashed on Hopes Carr in Stockport Town Centre on its final approach to Ringway airport, killing 72 of the 84 people on board. In this special programme to commemorate the 48th anniversary of the accident, Simon Kelsey is joined by Steve Morrin, author of “The Day The Sky Fell Down”, as well as a survivor of the disaster and members of the emergency services who were first on the scene.

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Stockport Focus Special: Libby Lane the new Bishop of Stockport

31 March 2015 by Pure Radio

The Right Reverend Libby Lane, the new Bishop of Stockport and the first ever woman bishop in the Church of England talks to Jane Lomas in this exclusive interview for Pure 107.8fm.

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Empty shops: "Important to get the right blend"

11 February 2015 by Pure Radio

Councillor Patrick McAuley, Executive Member for Economic Development and Regeneration on Stockport Council, tells Simon the council is working to reduce the number of vacant shops in the town.

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Empty shops: "give shop owners the opportunity to make a living"

11 February 2015 by Pure Radio

As new figures from the Local Data Company reveal that more than one in four shops in Stockport stands empty, Pure’s Duncan Boswell reports from Romiley.

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Aug 2014 - Summer Sapphormation

7 August 2014 by Pure Radio

Sapphormation is a positive space for women who love women which takes place in November.

This year there’ll be an extra event next week called Summer Sapphormation – which includes food and an art workshop.

We’ve been speaking to one of the organisers, Myrtle Finley.

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