Stockport Market, Kirstie Wood and Stockport Air Disaster

16 February 2016 by Pure Radio

A petition against moving Stockport’s historic market has gained more than 7,000 signatures — its organiser, Caryl Hughes, joins Simon and Jane to explain why she feels so passionately about the market. Plus rapper Professor Green visited the Wellspring for a BBC3 documentary about homelessness — we hear from support worker Kirstie Wood. And aviation expert and author Steve Morrin joins us to pay tribute to one of the heroes of the Stockport Air Disaster, Brian Donohoe, who died last week aged 82.

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10 September 2013 by Pure Radio

Does just talking to someone about fitness make you healthy? Sara certainly hopes so!

She spent time with Steph Rice for the Pure Workbreak.

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Big Summer of Sport: Stockport Metro, BTCC & Chris Ingram, 14 Jun 13

14 June 2013 by Pure Radio

Simon Kelsey speaks to Stockport Metro Performance Director Sean Kelly about the club’s struggle for funding after losing elite training status earlier this year. We meet locally-based BTCC team Speedworks Motorsport as Round 4 of the championship comes to Oulton Park, and Stockport’s newest rally talent Chris Ingram talks about being MSA Young Driver of the Year and his plans for the future. Plus a full round-up of all the rest of the week’s sports news.

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John Wilson from Upbeat Beatles

20 May 2013 by Pure Radio

The Upbeat Beatles come to Stockport Plaza on 22 May.

John Wilson used to be in the Average White Band and now manages the Upbeat Beatles, listen to his full interview with me here.

Check out how flattering he his about my age!

Sara Hughes The Long Lunch 10-2 weekdays.

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Big Summer Of Sport Podcast

5 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Another chance to hear the first episode of the Pure’s Big Summer Of Sport every Tuesday from 7.30pm this Summer.

2 min – Sport Headlines
10 min – Great Britain vs South Africa Women’s Hockey
16 min – Greg Rusedski & Annabelle Croft French Open
23 min – Dion Dublin
31 min – England XI to start vs France in Euro 2012
35 min – James Gannon
41 min – Stockport Cricket Scene
46 min – Tony Hughes British Touring Cars Driver
55 min – Stockport District Sunday League – Silverware Special

Big Summer Of Sport Team: Vicki Adams, Jeff Black, Keith Coates, Paul Holloway, Simon Kelsey, Pete Liggins, Vickie Myers, Andy Searle & Owen Sherratt

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