Oct 2015 - LGBT Foundation's Village Angels

29 October 2015 by Pure Radio

The Village Angels are a band of volunteers that patrol around Canal Street, and the rest of Manchester’s Gay Village. They work to provide help and information to night-time revellers.

They are organised by the LGBT Foundation. And can be spotted in pink hi-visibility vests on Friday and Saturday nights.

Under the Rainbow heard from Jessica White, who is the Community Safety Coordinator at the LGBT Foundation.

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Mar 2015 - Sugar and Spice 2015

5 March 2015 by Pure Radio

Sunday will be International Women’s Day, and the Lesbian and Gay Foundation will be hosting their annual weekend-long festival for lesbian and bisexual women.

Sugar and Spice is back for their ninth year – with discussions, workshops and film screenings.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Siân Lambert, the LGF’s Women’s Programme Coordinator.

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Bridal March

29 June 2012 by Pure Radio

Today on Stockport Focus we’re hearing how you can get involved in a wedding themed walk for charity.

Tracey Torley is raising awareness and funds for the Weekend Day Centre for Dementia which is in Reddish.

Tracey knew people who struggled to find care and support outside of 9-5 hours and she explained more to Sara.

So if you fancy getting your top hat or veil on you can join in on 7th July, you can donate £10 or get sponsorship and for more details call Tracey on 07872 44 66 42.

You can also find out more about the sponsors and supporters on our podcast on www.pureradio.org.uk

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