Inspirational parents fundraise for Stepping Hill baby bereavement suite

7 February 2017 by Pure Radio

Suzann Wagster and her partner Oliver Harrison sadly lost their baby son Declan when Suzann was 20 weeks pregnant.

They are now raising funds for SANDS (the stillbirth and neonatal death charity) and for the Sandalwood baby bereavement suite at Stepping Hill Hospital.

They told Jane Lomas their story.

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The Cycling Celebrant

19 May 2016 by Pure Radio

Alan Lee is The Cycling Celebrant. He helps organise bespoke ceremonies for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.

He helps arrange weddings, funerals, baby namings and other significant life events. And he aims to make them personal to the families involved.

Alan has been chatting with Under the Rainbow.

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Funke and the Two Tone Baby in session for Roots & Fusion

23 December 2015 by Pure Radio

The incredible Funke and the Two Tone Baby (AKA Dan Turbull) came in the Roots & Fusion studio for the final session of 2015.

A 21st century one man band, he loops voice, guitar, harmonica & beatboxing to create a unique sound.

We also had a chat about how he does it, how he writes songs and having a musician’s “year off”...

1) If You’re Nice To Me
2) I’m Not Well
3) Anchor
4) (acoustic) Not Enough Bonobo

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Mar 2011 - Vox Pops - Surrogacy - Elton and David

17 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Earlier this year, Elton John and David Furnish hit the headlines for having a baby using a surrogate mother. David Yates has been out on the streets to gage the general public opinion.

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Mar 2011 - Surrogacy - Dennison Greer Solicitors

17 March 2011 by Pure Radio

Earlier this year, Elton John and David Furnish hit the headlines for having a baby using a surrogate mother. However, thier case is not unique. Under the Rainbow spoke to a solicitor who is helping a male same-sex British couple in a similar quest. Lisa Kemp from Dennison Greer Solicitors said that her clients have put a lot of thought into the process.

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