Steve North from Dave TV interview

24 August 2016 by Pure Radio

In a quest to find the most hilarious jokes and one-liners from the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, TV channel Dave sought help from 10 of the UK’s foremost comedy critics. They searched the venues at the festival to find and nominate their favourite jokes that were then put to the public vote.

Pure’s Bradley Lucy caught up with Steve North; the GM of Dave TV to discuss the winning joke, how you can take part next year and what the Fringe festival means to up and coming comics.

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Stockport Market, Kirstie Wood and Stockport Air Disaster

16 February 2016 by Pure Radio

A petition against moving Stockport’s historic market has gained more than 7,000 signatures — its organiser, Caryl Hughes, joins Simon and Jane to explain why she feels so passionately about the market. Plus rapper Professor Green visited the Wellspring for a BBC3 documentary about homelessness — we hear from support worker Kirstie Wood. And aviation expert and author Steve Morrin joins us to pay tribute to one of the heroes of the Stockport Air Disaster, Brian Donohoe, who died last week aged 82.

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Volunteering At The LGBT Foundation

21 January 2016 by Pure Radio

The LGBT Foundation provide many services aimed at improving the health and wellbeing of LGBT people.

Under the Rainbow has heard that they’re looking for more volunteers to assist with running those services.

The Volunteer Manager at the Foundation, Charlotte Cooke, described how crucial that help is to them.

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Wellspring & Gatley Station 8 Dec 15

8 December 2015 by Pure Radio

Simon and Jane visit the Wellspring, which provides support to homeless and disadvantaged people in Stockport. Plus a petition to get a ticket machine installed at Gatley station, and the News Review features dodgy parking, miserable Christmas trees and Storm Desmond.

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Etherow Country Park, Stockport String & Things That Go Bump In The Night 27 Oct 15

27 October 2015 by Pure Radio

A petition backing funding for Etherow Country Park passes 7,000 signatures. Simon finds out whether he’s trim and in shape by taking the Stockport String test live on air. With Halloween approaching, Jane investigates Stockport’s spooky side. And we talk bowls with Liam Smith who’s about to compete in the European Championships in Belgium.

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