Stepping Hill A&E nurse on holiday saves young boy’s life

6 September 2016 by Pure Radio

Jane Lomas speaks to Julie Burkitt the Stepping Hill A&E nurse who saved the life of a little boy after he was hit by a runaway speedboat, while she was on holiday in Greece.

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Feb 2015 - Outings

19 February 2015 by Pure Radio

Outings is a stage performance of more than twenty coming out stories, from lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Described as powerful, yet funny – it will be on at The Lowry theatre next Tuesday. It stars Julie Hesmondhalgh and Andrew Hayden-Smith.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to another member of the cast – Andrew Doyle.

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The Colour Room Cancer Support - Part 2

15 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Coping with a cancer diagnosis is traumatic enough, but hair loss from chemotherapy can be a real blow to a woman’s confidence.

Client Juliette explains how hairdresser Sean Tetlow helped her through the trauma of losing her hair.

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Cellar Cast - Album Review 2009

2 January 2010 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on January 2nd 2010.

Given this was the first show of the year, it seemed fitting to look back at the vintage sixties albums celebrated in The Cellar during 2009.

Which meant playing such wonders like The Kinks, The Small Faces, Scott Walker, Os Mutantes, The Monks, The Left Banke and We The People.

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Cellar Cast 1

7 November 2009 by Pure Radio

Highlights from the Cellar Tapes show aired on November 7th 2009. The featured album for this particular week was John Mayall Plays John Mayall from 1965.

As well as John Mayall, there were other delights from the likes of The Small Faces, The Kinks, The Monks, The Sonics and The Pretty Things. Enjoy!

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