Richard Drummie From Go West On The Guest List

27 November 2013 by Pure Radio

Pure’s Vickie Myers recently caught up with Richard Drummie, one half of Go West to talk about the tour and the band’s new album 3D.

Go West, The Christians and Hue & Cry were all on the same bill at Buxton Opera House on 28 November 2014.

Get on the Guest List with Rik, Soph, Paul, Jess and Sophie on Twitter @PureGuestList

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Hairy Bikers Long Lunch

27 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Dave Myers of the Hairy Bikers spoke to Dave Stearn on the Long Lunch recently.
He told us about the lads new live show (which is about to arrive at the Lowry and Buxton), escapology and doing the Tango.
Also find out how Dave M’s diet is going… Dave S’s diet isn’t going at all

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The Rainband On Stockport Focus

12 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Lead singer of local lads The Rainband, Martin Finnigan came in to see Vickie Myers on Stockport Focus to talk our their new single Rise Again.

The track is a tribute to the late MotoGP legend Marco Simoncelli with profits going to the charitable foundation named in his memory to help raise funds to build disabled care homes.

You can download Rise Again from

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Swizzels Lovehearts On Stockport Focus

7 February 2012 by Pure Radio

With February being the month of love with both Valentine’s Day and a leap year, Vickie and Jeff decided to visit Loveheart Cental AKA sweet makers, Swizzels Matlow in New Mills.

Lovehearts have long been a favourite with generations of romantics. People have grown up with the iconic sweets that are printed with simple declarations of affection. So we went to find out how they’ve changed over time and how the famous Swizzels brand has adapted.

We heard stories from people who’d met through the Lovehearts messages. We also found out how working on the production line leads to more romantic couplings than usual.

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