LGBT Sport Afternoon

24 March 2016 by Pure Radio

On Easter Saturday there is an afternoon of athletics, basketball, climbing, football, rugby league and more – all aimed at LGBT people who are beginners in sport.

It will be going on at Hough End Leisure Centre, which is located between Chorlton and Withington.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to the Director of Pride Sports, Lou Englefield, who has been describing what’s planned.

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Nov 2015 - HIV Testing Week - Part 2

26 November 2015 by Pure Radio

This week is HIV Testing Week, and the Choices Centre in Stockport is encouraging people to get a sexual health check-up.

David Freeman Powell and Tina Maddocks from The Choices Centre spoke Under the Rainbow.

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Nov 2015 - HIV Testing Week

19 November 2015 by Pure Radio

HIV Testing Week starts on Saturday. The Choices Centre in Stockport will be encouraging people to get a sexual health check-up.

David Freeman Powell and Tina Maddocks from The Choices Centre told Under the Rainbow that the number of new HIV infections continues to increase.

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Stockport Focus: Ann Barnes, Homelessness and Parking 24 Mar 15

24 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Chief Executive of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Ann Barnes, speaks exclusively to Stockport Focus. In a wide ranging interview Ann covers the crisis in A&E, Devo Manc, upcoming reforms to the NHS in Greater Manchester and much more. Plus a special report on homelessness in Stockport, with Tom who was left homeless after the guest house he was staying in closed down, Stockport Homes and Brendan Cojeen from local charity The Wellspring. The politicians are out in force ahead of the General Election – Todd Fitzgerald from the MEN analyses the week’s political action, Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander gets a grilling on a visit to Bredbury, as does Mayor of London Boris Johnson in Marple. And hear from the man waging war on parking fines: former Mayor of Stockport and retired solicitor, Eric Pyle.

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Bridal March

29 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Today on Stockport Focus we’re hearing how you can get involved in a wedding themed walk for charity.

Tracey Torley is raising awareness and funds for the Weekend Day Centre for Dementia which is in Reddish.

Tracey knew people who struggled to find care and support outside of 9-5 hours and she explained more to Sara.

So if you fancy getting your top hat or veil on you can join in on 7th July, you can donate £10 or get sponsorship and for more details call Tracey on 07872 44 66 42.

You can also find out more about the sponsors and supporters on our podcast on

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