Safer Internet Day: keeping children safe online

7 February 2017 by Pure Radio

According to Get Safe Online 4 in 10 parents said that they felt that their children will be safer playing outside than online.

Tony Neate CEO of Get Safe Online told Jane Lomas the ways we can help protect children on the internet.

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Oct 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Village Angels

29 October 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a band of volunteers that patrol around Canal Street, and the rest of Manchester’s Gay Village. They work to provide help and information to night-time revellers.

They are organised by the LGBT Foundation. And can be spotted in pink hi-visibility vests on Friday and Saturday nights.

Under the Rainbow heard from Jessica White, who is the Community Safety Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Jul 2015 - LGBT Hate Crime Partnership

16 July 2015 by Pure Radio

A hate crime is any crime that is motivated by prejudice against part of the victim’s identity.

The LGBT Foundation have joined forces with 30 other organisations across the country in the National LGBT Hate Crime Partnership – which aims to increase reporting, and improve support for victims.

Under the Rainbow has been hearing about it from the LGBT Foundation’s Community Safety Coordinator, Jessica White.

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Mar 2014 - Village Angels

13 March 2014 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a group that give assistance to people on a night out in Manchester’s Gay Village.

Whether someone needs help reporting a crime, or just directions – the Angels are on the streets to help, easily spotted in their pink high visibility vests.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to their organiser, Stephanie Hartley at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

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Oct 2013 - Online Dating Safety

10 October 2013 by Pure Radio

More and more people are turning to the increasing number of online dating services to find their special someone.

The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are advising people to be careful when chatting online and arranging to meet someone.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to their Community Engagement Co-ordinator, Martin Cooper.

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