Stockport School Olympic Torch Celebration

25 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Mark Pattison reports on the celebrations at Stockport School to mark the arrival of the Olympic torch.

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Olympic Torch Relay Comes Through Stockport

24 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Another chance to hear our coverage as the Olympic Torch Relay passed through Stockport on Sunday 24th June.

1 min – Highlights
7 min – Denise Irving, Torch Relay organiser Stockport Council
12 min – Build up live from Stockport Town Hall
17 min – Torch passes Mersey Square
21 min – Torch passes Stockport Town Hall
26 min – Torchbearer Trevor Burchick MBE, Pride Games
29 min – Build up live from Stockport School
34 min – Torch passes through Heaviley
36 min – Torchbearer Brian Leigh (Reddish), Stockport Harriers
39 min – Mayor of Stockport, Councillor Wendy Meikle
43 min – Torch passes Stockport School
46 min – Torchbearer Rob Downs, Bramhall Park Run
51 min – Torch arrives in Hazel Grove
53 min – Keith Lemon carries Torch down Pepper Road
55 min – Torchbearer Jade Bentley, Werneth School in Romiley
58 min – Torchbearer Chris Collins (Heaton Mersey)
60 min – Torchbearer Claudia Thomas (Heaton Mersey)
64 min – Torchbearer Keith Lemon, Celebrity Juice
66 min – Torchbearer Gil Steyaert, MD of Adidas Europe North

Pure’s Olympic Torch Relay team:
Clare Lancaster, Andrew Larner, Paul Holloway, Mark Pattison, Stephen Bowyer, Sara Hughes & Pete Liggins.

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Under the Rainbow - 14th June 2012

14 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 14th June 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Also we heard from Trevor Burchick MBE, who will be an Olympic Torchbearer in Stockport.

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Jun 2012 - Trevor Burchick - Olympic Torchbearer for Stockport

14 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Trevor Burchick MBE is the Chairperson of the Northern Wave Swimming Club, who are a group for lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

Trevor will be a torchbearer as the Olympic Flame passes through Stockport on the 24th.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to him. He described how he was put forward for it, and what part of the route he’ll be doing.

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