Virgin Trains, Stepping Hill & Giant Hogweed 21 Jul 15

21 July 2015 by Pure Radio

Plans to install ticket barriers on the underpass at Stockport station, Stepping Hill is awarded specialist hospital status and the most dangerous plant in Britain — that could be on its way to Stockport. Plus, Jane and Simon round up the rest of the week’s headlines.

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Mar 2013 - Manchester Canalsiders

21 March 2013 by Pure Radio

Tonight Under the Rainbow found out about a new sports team for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

Manchester Canalsiders is a rugby league club that’s been set up to encourage all LGBT people into sport.

Two of the organisers, Martin and Stan, have been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

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Cellar Cast 14

13 March 2010 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on March 13th 2010.

The featured record for this particular week was the second studio album by Los Angeles band The Doors, called Strange Days from 1967.

Ben was recovering from his stag do this week, but still managed to play some other sixties delights from the likes of The Sonics, The Rokes, The Electric Prunes, Love, The Premiers, and The Standells.

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Cellar Cast 7

16 January 2010 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on January 16th 2010.

The featured album for this particular week was the second album by The Chocolate Watchbands, Inner Mystique from 1968.

As well as that, there were other sixties delights from the likes of John Walker, The Animals, Mark Wirtz, Silver Apples, Them, and The Lovin Spoonful.

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Cellar Cast 5 - A Shindig Magazine Special

19 December 2009 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on December 19th 2009.

This week, Ben Hughes was joined on the show by honourary Cellar Dweller, and Shindig Magazine Editor, Jon Mills.

On the list for discussion were Procol Harum, The Litter, The Standells, The Sonics, Count 5, We The People, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band and Bonzo Dog.

For more information about The Cellar Tapes, please visit www.myspace.com/Themancuniancandidate

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