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Sparkle arrives in style!


Months in the planning, Sparkle Weekend finally landed in the village Thursday evening. With enough events throughout the daytime and the evening to keep everyone happy, this years celebration looks set to be the biggest to date. Friday night saw ...

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£15K early estimate from AKT


The Albert Kennedy Trust announced Sunday evening that whilst all monies raised have not yet been totted up, they’d already reached the hefty sum of £15,000 raised for their cause. The last few days saw the ‘Big Purple Weekender’ take ...

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Final touches put in place for Sparkle


The organisers of ‘Sparkle’ – The National Transgender Celebration have announced that their final preparations are now in place for the 4 day event. Taking place from Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th July – the Sparkle aim is to help ...

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Sam Sparro joins Pride Line Up


Gay popster Sam Sparro has confirmed that he’ll perform at this years Manchester Pride festival, completing the Saturday night line up. The performer best known for his 2008 international smash hit ‘Black and Gold’ joins X Factor finalists, Rowetta, Misha ...

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LGF continue their search for 2013’s Homo Heroes


The Lesbian and Gay Foundation are on the search for their 2013 Homo Heroes once again. The awards give the public an opportunity to thank the individuals, groups and organisations that have made a difference to the gay community over ...

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Big Purple Weekender Continues


Saturday saw The Albert Kennedy Trust’s fundraising weekend finally get underway right across the community. Months in the making – the weekend’s organisers hope to raise in excess of £20-£25K. Earlier this week we spoke to AKT’s Volunteer & Events Co-ordinator, ...

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