Fred Macauley interview on Pure Drive Nov 2015

5 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Fred Macauley having a chat to Dave Stearn on Pure ahead of his show at Sale Waterside Arts centre November 11th 2015

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Mar 2015 - Village Spartans Rugby Club

19 March 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Spartans are a rugby club, with a team for gay and bisexual men. They train and play regularly from their home grounds in Sale.

Recently Under the Rainbow found out about a women’s team they are setting up.

This evening they’ll be hearing how the Spartans men’s team has been going since forming in 1998.

Spartans player and PR Spokesperson, Gareth Longley told Under the Rainbow how they’ve been playing recently.

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Feb 2015 - Village Spartans Women's Team

26 February 2015 by Pure Radio

The England women’s rugby team won the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2014. This year, one men’s team is taking the opportunity to create a new women’s side.

The Village Spartans are a rugby team for gay and bisexual men. They were formed in 1998, and they regularly train at their grounds in Sale.

Now the Spartans are planning to set up a team for women. They’ll have a taster session at the end of next week, where women can give rugby a try – regardless of whether they’ve played before.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Spartans player and their PR Spokesperson, Gareth Longley.

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Joe Strummer Tribute With Chris Salewicz On Fuzzbox

17 August 2012 by Pure Radio

Tuesday 21st August 2012 would have been the late great Joe Strummer’s 60th birthday.

To celebrate the life of The Clash’s frontman – Fuzzbox broadcast extracts from ‘Redemption Song’ the biography on Joe written by his friend and music journalist Chris Salewicz. The recording is of the author. Thanks to Chris for giving us permission to broadcast.

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Anarchy in SK!

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The Basement Podcast 25 April 2012

25 April 2012 by Pure Radio

Listen again to this weeks The Basement! The gang discussed CD sales plummeting in the age of digital downloads and whether the physical disc is going to go the same way as cassette and vinyl. There was also the usual Basement Bangers, Gig Guide, Gaming Update and our favourite, Guess The Year!

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