Dec 2015 - Freedom To Donate

3 December 2015 by Pure Radio

Blood donations help save many lives every year. Although over the past decade, donations have reduced by more than a third.

Current regulations restrict gay and bisexual men from giving blood.

Under the Rainbow has been chatting with Ethan Spibey, the founder of Freedom to Donate – who are campaigning for a change in the law.

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Jul 2014 - Gender Identity Research and Education Society

31 July 2014 by Pure Radio

The Gender Identity Research and Education Society aims to provide information resources to help trans people in their lives.

The charity was set up seventeen years ago.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of their founders and trustee, Bernard Reed.

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Pure Sport: Rebecca Coales 11 July 14

11 July 2014 by Pure Radio

Stockport-born freediver Rebecca Coales has set a new British record in the Dynamic with Fins category at the Grand Central pool, swimming 179m in 2 mins 36 secs — all on a single breath.

She’s been speaking to Simon Kelsey.

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Pure Sport: 20 June 14

21 June 2014 by Pure Radio

Simon kelsey hosts Pure’s Big Summer of Sport. Including the latest on Kyle Jacobs’ exit from Edgeley Park, reaction to England’s World Cup defeat against Uruguay, author Dan Freedman, swimmer Keri-Anne Payne and how to get involved in dodgeball in Stockport.

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Pure Sport: Dan Freedman 20 June 14

20 June 2014 by Pure Radio

Dan Freedman, author of the Jamie Johnson series of books, talks to Simon about England’s dismal World Cup campaign, getting children reading through football and his character’s exploits.

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