UK News

Weston Community Radio Back on Air Soon!

One of the family of community radio stations that broadcasts “ShoutOut” has announced that it will be rebuilding its operating systems and as a result will be off the air for several weeks.  The Wave Radio in Weston-Super-Mare, has been providing a community radio service online since 2018 and has a lively roster of programming, including several LGBTQIA fronted shows.  However, a fault in the computer playout system used by the station has knocked it off the air.

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Plans to Replace Manchester Trans Memorial

Medway Pride Radio reports that irreparable damage was caused to the National Transgender Memorial, which exists in Sackville Gardens, in the heart of Manchester’s Gay Village area around Canal Street.

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Aggressive Group Fail to Spoil Pride Cymru

Tens of thousands of people marched with Pride in Wales as the Cardiff based Pride Cymru event took place on August Bank Holiday Saturday.  There were no reports of any religious fundamentalist groups trying to disrupt the parade, but a small group of aggressive women attempted to halt the march

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Gay Jewish Hero Brian Epstein Remembered

A statue of Brian Epstein, the manager who smartened up the rag tag pop group the Beatles and catapaulted them to superstardom, has been unveiled in Liverpool.  The BBC reports that the installation stands near the site of the NEMS Record Shop where Epstein started his career.  Sir Paul McCartney

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"Absurd" Claims by Authorities Against Bar

Pink News reports that the only gay venue in Canterbury in Kent, is fighting back at what the owners describe as “absurd” harassment by homophobes within the Police force and the Council.

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10
Aug

The University of Cambridge has given the go ahead for a new permanent sculpture honouring the memory of Alan Turing, the war hero, whose brilliant mathematical mind helped crack German cypher code

06
Aug

The charity Trans Media Watch, which monitors Britain’s biased right wing tabloids for their misinformation and outlandish claims about trans people (amongst many other targetted groups), reports t

07
Jul

Time Out Magazine has published its final printed edition, after fifty four years.  Founded in 1968 as part of the London underground press of the day, Time Out was the brainchild of Harvey Elliot.

07
Jun

In a Vegan feature we prepared for several of the "ShoutOut" family of community broadcasting stations, we shone a light on just some of the many vegetarian and vegan eateries in the UK which - in

25
May

Mark Drakeford, the First Minister for Wales, has told the Welsh Assembly, or Senedd, In Caerdydd / Cardiff that it is with regret that the far right preacher Franklin Graham is to be allowed to ho

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