Recap of LGBT History Month in Stockport

25 February 2016 by Pure Radio

Last night was the final event for the festival by the borough’s LGBT social group, People Like Us Stockport.

It was a light-hearted and jolly fun bingo night in the Arden Arms. Under the Rainbow went along and spoke to the group’s Chairperson, Chris Hassall, who explained what they got up to throughout the month.

We also asked people who they name as their LGBT hero.

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A&E, Weather & Drink Driving 22 Dec 15

22 December 2015 by Pure Radio

With all of Greater Manchester’s hospitals missing A&E waiting time targets this week despite the mild winter, A&E Consultant Charlotte Doughty describes what it’s like on the front line at Stepping Hill. Met Office forecaster Simon Partridge with a gloomy weather forecast. And Jane goes to find out about GMP’s #nonefortheroad campaign.

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Etherow Country Park, Stockport String & Things That Go Bump In The Night 27 Oct 15

27 October 2015 by Pure Radio

A petition backing funding for Etherow Country Park passes 7,000 signatures. Simon finds out whether he’s trim and in shape by taking the Stockport String test live on air. With Halloween approaching, Jane investigates Stockport’s spooky side. And we talk bowls with Liam Smith who’s about to compete in the European Championships in Belgium.

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One Voice Podcast - Show 3, February 2013

3 February 2013 by Pure Radio

Here is a podcast of the third edition of One Voice – Radio Without Barriers.

One Voice is made by disabled people in Stockport in partnership with Pure Innovations and supported by Manchester Airport Community Fund.

1 min: Allen Parton Part 1 – Hounds for Heroes
8 min: Great Sporting Moments – England World Cup 1966
12 min: Allen Parton Part 2 – Hounds for Heroes
16 min: David Howarth – Duke Of Edinburgh Awards
21 min: Sue Thorpe – Stockport Walking & Outdoor Group
24 min: Comedy Classics – Blackadder

One Voice is on Facebook and Twitter: PureOneVoice

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The Cockleshell Heroes Exhibition

13 November 2012 by Pure Radio

A major new exhibition in Stockport tells the remarkable story of a group of little-known Second World War heroes, including a young man from Stockport. Their secret mission was so daring and dramatic they were hailed as the Cockleshell Heroes. PURE 107.8 FM’s Russ Smith tells us more about these inspirational men.

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