Nov 2014 - Still Ill

6 November 2014 by Pure Radio

Still Ill is a tragic love story between the jumped up pantry boy and the boy with the thorn in his side.

It’s set in a world of violence between Manchester and Northern Ireland.

The play will be on at The Lowry and at Oldham Library later this month.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the writer, Billy Cowen.

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Aug 2014 - Manchester Pride 2014 - Northern Wave Swimming Club

28 August 2014 by Pure Radio

Last weekend was the Manchester Pride Big Weekend.

Northern Wave Swimming Club told Under the Rainbow about their entry in the parade, and what they got up to in the Lifestyle Expo.

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Aug 2014 - Manchester Pride 2014 - LGBT Youth North West

28 August 2014 by Pure Radio

Last weekend numerous people from Stockport took part in this year’s Manchester Pride.

It’s the annual festival for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

LGBT Youth North West run a weekly group in the borough, and Under the Rainbow caught up with them in the Pride parade.

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Pure Sport: North Ferriby preview, Simon Gerrard & BTCC, 04 Apr 14

4 April 2014 by Pure Radio

Simon Kelsey looks ahead to County’s trip to North Ferriby United. Plus, Cheshire FA Chief Executive Simon Gerrard on the state of the grassroots game and Speedworks team principal Christian Dick reflects on a solid showing in the first round of the BTCC.

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Mar 2014 - Goodbye outnorthwest Magazine

27 March 2014 by Pure Radio

Since the year 2000 the Lesbian and Gay Foundation have regularly published outnorthwest magazine.

It has included health advice, as well as information about local groups and events – which often included things going on in Stockport.

After 121 issues, they’ve announced they will cease publication. Yesterday, they released their last issue.

Under the Rainbow will be speaking to the magazine’s editor, Grahame Robertson, to find out the reasons behind the closure of the magazine.

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