Gold rush! Local karate club claims 36 world titles

6 December 2016 by Pure Radio

Bushido Martial Arts have come back from the 2016 WKC World Karate Championships in Portugal with a massive medals haul.

Jane Lomas spoke to Chief Instructor John Robertson and two of the gold medal winners Leah Ferneyhough and Jake Clegg.

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John Ainsworth in session for Roots & Fusion 2016

13 January 2016 by Pure Radio

The incredible talent that is John Ainsworth returned to the Roots & Fusion studio for his second session.

Having recently returned from a trip to Canada & America, John was on fire in this session.

He recorded six songs, using his 6 and 12 string guitars and then had a chat about his trip, his desire to get some more recordings out there and what it’s like to be a member of Johnny Sly…

1) Stolen
2) Alien Abduction
3) Found & Lost
4) No Time For Tears
5) Rainbow
6) Drowing

Session recorded by Aaron Hixon – www.soundcloud.com/brokenchicken

For more on Roots & Fusion – www.facebook.com/rootsandfusion

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Stockport Focus: Ann Barnes, Homelessness and Parking 24 Mar 15

24 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Chief Executive of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Ann Barnes, speaks exclusively to Stockport Focus. In a wide ranging interview Ann covers the crisis in A&E, Devo Manc, upcoming reforms to the NHS in Greater Manchester and much more. Plus a special report on homelessness in Stockport, with Tom who was left homeless after the guest house he was staying in closed down, Stockport Homes and Brendan Cojeen from local charity The Wellspring. The politicians are out in force ahead of the General Election – Todd Fitzgerald from the MEN analyses the week’s political action, Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander gets a grilling on a visit to Bredbury, as does Mayor of London Boris Johnson in Marple. And hear from the man waging war on parking fines: former Mayor of Stockport and retired solicitor, Eric Pyle.

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May 2014 - Great British Bear Bash

1 May 2014 by Pure Radio

This weekend, Manchester’s Gay Village has a festival to celebrate everything hairy, with the Great British Bear Bash.

It’s a social gathering that includes club nights, ice skating, cabaret and a pool party.

Under the Rainbow spoke to one of the organisers, John.

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Mar 2014 - Manchester Lesbian And Gay Chorus - Spring Into Harmony

20 March 2014 by Pure Radio

The Manchester Lesbian and Gay Chorus are a choir that have been performing since the year 2000. They rehearse weekly in Manchester Town Hall.

On Mothering Sunday they will be performing a friendly family-orientated celebration of singing and community at The Lowry.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Johnathan, Michelle and Rachel – who will be performing as part of the choir.

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