Stockport Focus: HS2, 29 Jan 13

29 January 2013 by Pure Radio

With news that the second phase of HS2 will bring high-speed rail to Manchester and Leeds, with new stations at Piccadilly and Manchester Airport, Simon Kelsey speaks to Cheadle MP Mark Hunter, North West MEP Paul Nuttall and local campaigner Matt Parkinson about the impact the new line will have on Stockport.

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Under the Rainbow - 20th September 2012

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 20th September 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.

Tonight Under the Rainbow also concluded their conversation about homophobic abuse in schools.

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Sep 2012 - The Greater Manchester Prevalence of Homophobia Report - Part 2

20 September 2012 by Pure Radio

The National Union of Teachers and School’s Out have released a report on homophobia.

They surveyed 750 teachers in Greater Manchester, and found that 87% had observed homophobic abuse.

Last week Under the Rainbow spoke to Jeff Evans, the Academic Spokesperson for School’s Out. Tonight is the conclusion of that discussion.

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Under the Rainbow - 13th September 2012

13 September 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 13th September 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.

Also up tonight, a report on homophobic abuse in schools in Greater Manchester.

Download MP3 (29 MB | 21:21 min)



Sep 2012 - The Greater Manchester Prevalence of Homophobia Report

13 September 2012 by Pure Radio

The National Union of Teachers and School’s Out have released a report on homophobia.

They surveyed 750 teachers in Greater Manchester, and found that 87% had observed homophobic abuse.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Jeff Evans, the Academic Spokesperson for School’s Out.

Download MP3 (14 MB | 10:26 min)