David Schofield, Community Meals & The Budget 14 Jul 15

14 July 2015 by Pure Radio

Concert pianist David Schofield from Heald Green was on holiday in the Tunisian beach resort of Sousse when a gunman opened fire on the beach, killing 38 people. He told Jane about the attack and his new charity single. Plus, with Stockport’s community meals service under threat we hear the views of two councillors. And was last week’s Budget good for business in Stockport? Christian Mancier, former Stockport president of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce, analyses the Chancellor’s little red box for us.

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Child Sexual Expoitation, Budget Preview & Millie's Trust 17 Mar 15

18 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Stockport MP Ann Coffey tells Simon that we still don’t know the full extent of child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester. Plus a look ahead to the Budget, good news for Millie’s Trust and Jane Lomas with the News Review of the Week.

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Grant Shapps Defends Controversial Bingo Tweet

20 March 2014 by Pure Radio

Conservative Party Chairman defended his controversial tweet on the budget when he spoke to Pure’s Simon Kelsey on a trip to Cheadle Hulme.

The tweet featured a mock Bingo ad which read:
“Cutting The Bingo Tax & Beer Duty – To Help Hardworking People Do More Of The Things They Enjoy”

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