Feb 2014 - Owen Jones

20 February 2014 by Pure Radio

Socialist, political commentator and author Owen Jones visited his childhood home of Stockport at the weekend.

The 29-year-old has a weekly column in The Independent, and his first book ‘Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class’, was published three years ago.

He told Under the Rainbow that he is working on a new book, due to be released later this year.

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Feb 2014 - LGBT History Month - Talk By Owen Jones

13 February 2014 by Pure Radio

February is Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

This Saturday – socialist, political commentator, and author Owen Jones will be appearing in the borough.

People Like Us Stockport is the town’s LGBT social group. Their Chairperson, Chris, told Under the Rainbow a bit more about the man.

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Mercury Music Prize on Guest List

11 September 2013 by Pure Radio

Sophie Yates speaks to Sky News reporter Richard Suchet, who was LIVE from the Red Carpet in London at the announcements for the Mercury Music Prize Nominations.

These included:

Arctic Monkeys – AM

David Bowie – The Next Day

Disclosure – Settle

Foals – Holy Fire

Jake Bugg – Jake Bugg

James Blake – Overgrown

Jon Hopkins – Immunity

Laura Marling – Once I Was An Eagle

Laura Mvula – Sing to the Moon

Rudimental – Home

Savages – Silence Yourself

Villagers – Awayland

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Most Notorious: Joan Bakewell

4 June 2012 by Pure Radio

As one of the country’s most iconic journalists and broadcasters, the now Right Honourable Baroness Bakewell of Stockport, is perhaps the nearest to homegrown royalty.

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Wedding Beauty Boost Part 3

27 April 2012 by Pure Radio

Finally the results! Have you ever fancied a beauty boost before a special occasion? After a skin peel and LED light treatment at Holistic Medi Spa in Hazel Grove how will Clare Lancaster’s skin look and feel? Another chance to be in on the action at Holistic Medi Spa in Hazel Grove as Clare gets a beauty boost in preparation for her wedding.

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