National AIDS Trust - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

14 April 2016 by Pure Radio

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis, or Prep for short, is a drug that, if taken daily, can reduce the risk of acquiring HIV.

A number of studies around the world, have shown that it’s very effective at preventing the transmission of the virus.

The Senior Policy and Campaigns Manager at the National AIDS Trust, Sarah Radcliffe, has been telling Under the Rainbow about the latest developments.

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Oct 2014 - Let Loose Ladies

23 October 2014 by Pure Radio

The Let Loose Ladies are a Stockport-based drag cabaret duo.

Next month Jackie and Alexa are bringing their performance to Heaton Moor, alongside an evening meal.

It’s a charity fundraiser, in aid of the Albert Kennedy Trust. They’re an organisation who support young LGBT people, who find themselves homeless, or who are living in a hostile environment.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Jackie.

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Oct 2014 - Campaign for Homosexual Equality

9 October 2014 by Pure Radio

Tuesday marked fifty years since the beginning of the modern movement for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality in the UK.

In October 1964, Manchester hosted the first meeting of the North West Homosexual Law Reform Committee. This was at a time when homosexuality was still illegal.

Later the organisation was renamed to the Campaign for Homosexual Equality, and it continues to fight for LGBT rights today.

A plaque was unveiled on Manchester’s Deansgate, which marks the location of the first meeting.

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Stockport Focus: Twins "crying every night" over snatched puppy

30 April 2014 by Pure Radio

Heaton Norris mum Loni Campbell tells Simon her three-year-old children are devastated after their puppy Deebo was snatched from their garden on Sunday.

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Big Summer of Sport Podcast 26 July

26 July 2013 by Pure Radio

Big Summer of Sport Podcast
Ian Bogie’s reaction Stockport County’s to 4-3 win over Ramsbottom
Darren Campbell on Olympic Legacy
Tour De France round up
History of Old Trafford Ashes Tests
Stockport Cricket Scene
Ric Clarke from Manchester Mozzies, Aussie Rules Team

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