Apr 2015 - Sports May and Pride Games

16 April 2015 by Pure Radio

Sports May is a programme of sporting activities aimed at lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

It will give individuals a chance to get involved in new sports, or to improve their abilities. The range of events includes swimming, football, athletics, tennis, rugby, cricket and volleyball.

The month will then be followed up by a number of tournaments in June.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to one of the volunteers helping organise the event, Phil Facey.

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Aug 2014 - Manchester Pride 2014 - Northern Wave Swimming Club

28 August 2014 by Pure Radio

Last weekend was the Manchester Pride Big Weekend.

Northern Wave Swimming Club told Under the Rainbow about their entry in the parade, and what they got up to in the Lifestyle Expo.

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Pure Sport: Rebecca Coales 11 July 14

11 July 2014 by Pure Radio

Stockport-born freediver Rebecca Coales has set a new British record in the Dynamic with Fins category at the Grand Central pool, swimming 179m in 2 mins 36 secs — all on a single breath.

She’s been speaking to Simon Kelsey.

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Big Summer of Sport: Stockport Metro, BTCC & Chris Ingram, 14 Jun 13

14 June 2013 by Pure Radio

Simon Kelsey speaks to Stockport Metro Performance Director Sean Kelly about the club’s struggle for funding after losing elite training status earlier this year. We meet locally-based BTCC team Speedworks Motorsport as Round 4 of the championship comes to Oulton Park, and Stockport’s newest rally talent Chris Ingram talks about being MSA Young Driver of the Year and his plans for the future. Plus a full round-up of all the rest of the week’s sports news.

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Under the Rainbow - 19th July 2012

19 July 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 19th July 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Under the Rainbow also heard about Northern Wave Swimming Club.

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