"A thoroughly decent man": Cllr Chris Gordon pays tribute to fomer mayor Mike Wilson

3 February 2015 by Pure Radio

Councillor Chris Gordon pays tribute to his friend, former Mayor of Stockport and councillor for Bredbury and Woodley for more than thirty years, Mike Wilson, who died on Friday at the age of 71.

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Jul 2013 - Why Europe is Lesbian and Gay Friendly

4 July 2013 by Pure Radio

As the House of Lords debates the Marriage Bill for Same-Sex Couples, Under the Rainbow is speaking to Professor Angie Wilson from the University of Manchester.

Her book, ‘Why Europe is Lesbian and Gay Friendly, and Why America Never Will Be’ puts forward the idea that how social welfare is provided has effected the way that gay and lesbian rights have evolved.

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Victoria Wilson James From Soul II Soul & The Shamen

21 April 2012 by Pure Radio

Emma Clare recently caught up with former Soul II Soul and Shamen singer Victoria Wilson James on Electro Clash.

Victoria has just released a single with underground electronica act Waterson to celebrate the late Malcolm McLaren’s legacy by covering his 80’s club hit Deep In Vogue.

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Cellar Cast 13

27 February 2010 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on February 27th 2010.

The featured record for this particular week was the self titled debut album by a band called Led Zepellin from 1969.

As well as that, there were other sixties delights from the likes of Spanky Wilson, The Yardbirds, The Third Rail, Cream, The Doors, and John Mayall.

For more information, please visit www.myspace.com/Themancuniancandidate

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Cellar Cast 6

9 January 2010 by Pure Radio

Highlights from The Cellar Tapes, Pure 107.8 FMs alternative sixties show, aired on January 9th 2010.

The featured album for this particular week was Donovan’s second release, Sunshine Superman from 1966.

As well as that, there were other sixties delights from the likes of The Rokes, The Bruthers, Lulu, The Velvet Underground, The Kinks and Spanky Wilson.

For more information, please visit www.myspace.com/Themancuniancandidate

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