Stockport bowls players crowned champs!

13 December 2016 by Pure Radio

Bowled over! Liam Smith from Offerton and Peter Roberts from Romiley have been crowned the new short mat World Pairs Bowls Champions.

Jane Lomas spoke to Liam Smith.

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Jan 2015 - #SoWhat Anti-Bullying Campaign

15 January 2015 by Pure Radio

Stuart Hatton Jr is a winner of the Mr Gay UK and Mr Gay World competitions.

This week he launched an anti-bullying campaign. He’s encouraging people to tweet a photo of themselves with So What written on their hand, with the hashtag #SoWhat.

Stuart told Under the Rainbow that he hopes to help young people shrug off homophobic and other bullying that may be directed at them.

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Dec 2014 - Positive Radio

4 December 2014 by Pure Radio

Monday was World AIDS Day, and it saw the launch of Positive Radio.

It’s an online radio station by HIV charity, the George House Trust.

Broadcaster and GHT trustee Paul Graham has been speaking to Under the Rainbow.

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Nov 2014 - HIV Testing Week

27 November 2014 by Pure Radio

December the first will be World AIDS Day, and this week is HIV Testing Week.

There are more than 100,000 people living with HIV nationally, including an estimated 26,000 undiagnosed.

Under the Rainbow has been speaking to Stacey Adams, the Sexual Health Manager at the Lesbian and Gay Foundation. She said that despite new methods of prevention and treatment, HIV continues to be a problem today.

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Nov 2014 - The Imitation Game - Professor S Barry Cooper

20 November 2014 by Pure Radio

Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Imitation Game is a film about the life of Alan Turing.

The mathematician and computer scientist helped us win the Second World War, by creating a device that decoded Nazi messages.

This evening Under the Rainbow heard from Professor S. Barry Cooper, the author of ‘Alan Turing: His Work and Impact’.

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