Graham Taylor Tribute

12 January 2017 by Pure Radio

Former England Football Manager Graham Taylor has passed away.

In 2008 he spoke to Pure’s Paul Holloway about his encounters with Stockport County. He spoke very fondly of County legend Danny Bergara.

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EU, Sugar Tax and News Review 23 Feb 16

23 February 2016 by Pure Radio

With the EU Referendum date announced, UKIP North West MEP Louise Bours and former Labour candidate for Hazel Grove Michael Taylor debate the arguments for and against — plus we get the continental perspective with Romain Bardot of the Alliance Francaise de Manchester, and Chris Manka from the FSB explains what businesses make of the referendum. Plus should there be a tax on sugary drinks? Cancer Research UK think so, and their policy director Chit Selvarajah explains why. And this week’s News Review features exploding sheep and the busiest motorway in the North West.

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May 2015 - Survivors Manchester Gay And Bisexual Men's Therapy Group

7 May 2015 by Pure Radio

Survivors Manchester supports men who have experienced sexual abuse and rape.

They are currently setting up a therapy group for men who identify as gay or bisexual who have survived childhood sexual abuse.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Survivors Manchester’s Clinical Lead and Psychotherapist, Tom Taylor.

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Sean Taylor in session for Roots & Fusion

1 October 2014 by Pure Radio

The wonderful talent that is Sean Taylor returned to the Roots & Fusion studio to record a handful of tunes and have a chat.

With a six album body of work behind him, Sean played some new songs including his first ever public rendition of Flesh & Mind.

We talked about how his next album might sound, how he approaches recording as opposed to his live sound, and also the story of Danny and the Jazz Face…

1) Les Rouges Et Les Noirs
2) Rothko
3) Flesh & Mind
4) Hold On
5) Stand Up

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Aug 2014 - University of Manchester at Pride

21 August 2014 by Pure Radio

The Manchester Pride Big Weekend is coming up at the end of this week.

One of the highlights of the bank holiday will be the parade, which will see numerous lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans groups walk though the city centre.

Joining the procession on Saturday will be the University of Manchester.

Under the Rainbow have been speaking to Daniel Taylor – who is a member of the University’s staff LGBT network group, All Out.

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