LGBT Sport Afternoon

24 March 2016 by Pure Radio

On Easter Saturday there is an afternoon of athletics, basketball, climbing, football, rugby league and more – all aimed at LGBT people who are beginners in sport.

It will be going on at Hough End Leisure Centre, which is located between Chorlton and Withington.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the Director of Pride Sports, Lou Englefield, who has been describing what’s planned.

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Apr 2015 - Manchester Front Runners Cake Race

9 April 2015 by Pure Radio

The Manchester Front Runners are a running club for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

It’ll be their tenth birthday this year, and they’re celebrating with a ten kilometre run and a cake baking competition. The cakes will be sold at the end, with the proceeds going to charity.

James Moles from the organisation explained that it’s become an annual tradition.

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Apr 2014 - Lesbian and Gay Foundation Charity Challenges and Team LGF

24 April 2014 by Pure Radio

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation is a charity that runs a number of services for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community. They include sexual health testing, and wellbeing counselling.

Tonight Under the Rainbow is finding out how you can help raise money for them by taking part in one of their Charity Challenges. Next month they’re looking for runners to join the Great Manchester Run and the London 10K.

Under the Rainbow spoke to their Volunteer Manager, Charlotte Cook and Community Engagement Officer James Derham.

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Simon Rimmer On New Horizons

1 April 2012 by Pure Radio

Susan Sides recently spoke to TV celebrity chef Simon Rimmer from Channel 4’s new cookery and chat programme Sunday Brunch. Simon recently left the BBC with co-presenter Tim Lovejoy.

Simon told Susan about how our taste buds develop as we get older and shared some tales about his favourite guests on his TV show. Simon also owns two local restaurants Greens and Earle.

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Run Out The Guns Roots & Fusion Session

7 March 2012 by Pure Radio

Manchester masters of traditional folk, sea shanties and bawdy drinking songs, Run Out The Guns play five tunes and chat with Rick in the Roots & Fusion studio.

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