Budget, Tory Conference & Homelessness 06 Oct 15

6 October 2015 by Pure Radio

As Stockport Council prepares to make more than £21m worth of savings in the next financial year — the biggest cut in a single year in history — Deputy Leader of the Council Cllr Iain Roberts explains some of the proposals. Plus we continue our party conference coverage — this week it’s the turn of the Conservatives and Cllr Syd Lloyd — and Jonathan Billings from The Wellspring on news that homelessness in Stockport increased almost threefold last year. Also, Jane looks at proposed changes to business rates.

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Anorexia & Labour Conference 29 Sep 15

2 October 2015 by Pure Radio

Rose Walters comes in to the studio to talk about how she beat anorexia and is hoping to help others do the same with her new book. Plus Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne gives his reaction to Jeremy Corbyn’s speech at the Labour Party Conference.

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Mar 2015 - Out With Prostate Cancer Conference

12 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. It can affect a person in numerous ways – in particular their libido. And some may struggle to discuss it with their doctor or their partner, due to feeling embarrassed.

This Saturday, The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are running a conference for healthcare professionals and people who are affected by prostate cancer.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Kathy McGuirk from the organisation – who explained why they are doing such an event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

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