Information Takeaway

Juliet Powell hosts her second programme within the Two Rivers schedule.

Information Takeaway is a show that signposts listeners in different areas of life; business start-up, personal finance, consumer issues and more.

Bob Horton brings the Weirdness

“Fear not, dear listeners, you’ll find nothing lurking in the sahdows, no tendrils protruding from the crevasses of this show. Take a deep breath and dive into the known. The old saying says that fact is stranger than fiction, but stranger still are the things we only think we know. Expect conspiracies, cryptids, and crackpot theories cooked up by our resident purveyor-of-Weirdness Bob Horton. He’s also an ecologist by trade, so expect plenty of time in the York Zoo, where you’ll learn what Attenborough can’t (or daren’t) show you.”

“ADVERTISING; TAKES YOUR SELF ESTEEM AND SELLS IT BACK TO YOU… DISCUSS”

Mr Judge To You will be talking adverts, marketing and the art of not so genteel persuasion, with the help of some tunes off the telly inanadvertkindofway, and with his pal Declan.

Tune in at the new time of 4pm for two hours of top chat and great music!!

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Schedule – 09/04/2018

Hello, you lovely people!!   Well, today, among some truly wonderful pieces of community radio – you may find one or two ‘Forrest Gump’ moments. “What could this mean?” we hear you chant in unison… what it means is that 3 hours of today’s schedule is unfilled an therefore may be anything. #chocolatebox

Things we will be doing include bringing you the latest news at midday, 3pm and at 6pm as well as the voices, thoughts and opinions of the community in which you live and work. 

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Join Two Rivers Radio from midday today, right through ’til 11pm for a medley of music and chat that you cannot find on any other local station.

Midday – 1pm – Declan Minskip presents the Lunchtime Rush

1 – 2pm – The Poetry Show & Stairwell Books presents

2 – 3pm – The LGBT Hour with Jake Furby (repeat)

3 – 4pm – some kinda crazy pick ‘n mix

4 – 6pm – Mr. Judge to You! Mr Judge takes a rock ‘n roll view on the murky world of advertising.

6 – 7pm – exciting pick ‘n mix timez

7 – 8pm – Tracy Neasham-Allan presents MTTY – bringing you all the best music of the last 60 years!

8 – 9pm – All That Brass with Kate Lock

9 – 10pm – The Soul Hour – Paul Coull presents the first live soul show in this new slot!

10 – 11pm – Upside Your Mind – a trip from the basement to the tropics and back to close a wonderful day of community radio.

We will be live today from midday until 11pm from our pop-up studio The corner pin. Feel free to join us for a beer and maybe make a request – otherwise, tune in here: www.tworiversradio.stream and ask your friends to do as well! 

Two Rivers Radio is run exclusively by a very hard-working group of volunteers, dedicated to giving the City of York something it doesn’t already have; original, unique and independent programming, journalism and views!

If you like what we do and want to get involved as a presenter, producer or in any other way please get in touch.

Should you wish to support us financially, either as a business or an individual please email or call Jez Russell:

tworiversradio@gmail.com // 07913 685823

#communityradio #York

The Poetry Show & Stairwell Books presents…

What’ve You Been Reading??

A few years ago, when I was down in Winchester a lot, I went to an excellent poetry workshop organised by Matt West. We were all to bring poems along, but they could not be OUR poems: at all. Poems that we find meaningful, memorable and important reflect on us, on our way of looking at the world, as much as anything we may choose to write.

One of my favourite poets is Charles Rafferty, who is based in Connecticut, a small state to the east of New York. About 12 years ago, Charles was the featured poet at the amazing Bethel Wednesday Night Poetry Series, which met Every Single Week for about 15 years. Charles talks about important things but he has a wonderfully light touch, very reminiscent of Billy Collins. I’ll read “Staying in Love”, which is about obsession and control.

Followed by: Stairwell Books Presents: MORE Other people’s poems!

If I had had time in that episode, I’d have read Tim Clare’s “In the unlikely event you spot my face in the seething zombie horde”, which is sort of about surviving (or not) a zombie apocalypse but might really be about trust. On Monday, Alan and I will continue the theme set out in The Poetry Show S1:32, and read poems by others. Maybe send a few in!

Tune in here between 1-2pm to listen and find out more!

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Coastin’

Stephen Allan presents an hour of fantastic music along with the latest in theme-park news.

Tune in music lovers, tune in thrill-seekers – this hour is for you!!

 

 

Schedule – 26/03/2018

Tune in today for some fantastic community radio from the Two Rivers Radio team.
Declan Minskip presents the lunchtime rush from midday ’til 1pm. He will be playing upbeat music to get you going on the first day of the new week. Tony Mccormack should be dropping in to talk about mental health and promote his new charity CD, too. A CD of fab music co-produced with Craig Vinnie Whitehead and available for £10. Get in touch if you would like to buy one!
 
Between 1 and 2pm the The Poetry Show will be discussing Folk Tales. Rose will also be talking about the recent and very successful Poetry For All event and about plans already emerging for 2019!
 
2-3pm – Ask York was recorded on Saturday afternoon as part of the 20th anniversary celebration of St Nicks fields and Environment Centre. Tune in to hear our panel:
 
Cllr Denise Craghill (Green Party)
Cllr Andrew Waller (Lib Dem and Environment Portfolio holder)
Cllr Keith Myers (Conservative; Exec Member for Education, Children and Young People
Cllr Kallum Taylor (Labour, Holgate)
and
Ivana Jakubkova of St Nicks
 
discussing their views on the future on York from an environmental perspective.
 
Between 3-4pm the Soul Man, Mr. Paul Coull brings you an hour of the finest classic and contemporary soul music. This will be Paul’s final show in his current slot as the Soul Show will be moving to 10pm in April.
 
4-5pm Upside Your Mind will be in the mix with another sensational selection of tunes to take you on a voyage from the basement to the tropics and back. Again, this will be Upside Your Mind’s final show in this slot as he moves to 10pm in April.
 
Mr. Judge to You is back between 5-7pm with “Stuck in the Midlands With You” – to find out what it all means you’ll have to tune in to Steve and his very special guest, all the way from Australia!
 
7-8pm – Ask York will be repeated for those that didn’t catch it earlier in the day.
 
Kate Lock is in the hot-seat from 8-9pm with Glass Half Full. This is going to be a packed show covering a lot of group so fasten your seat-belts as we dive into topics as diverse as fracking, community-led housing & a local school who are re-cycling their plastic waste into teaching and learning tools.
 
 
 
Two Rivers Radio is the City of York’s community radio station; by the people of York, for the people of York in the heart of York.
 
Our dedicated team of volunteers produce and present independent, fresh and unique radio every week with no adverts.
 
Please tune in, like, share and comment!
 
If you would like to get involved or support is in another way then please do get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.
 
tworiversradio@gmail.com

Two Rivers Radio to Host Youth Singing Competition!

Junior Star Singer takes to the road again and this year on more than 20 radio stations across the UK.  It gives young budding singers and songwriters the chance to showcase their talents to music industry professionals.  The prize is an opportunity to have a track recorded with a high profile producer and have the track played across the radio tour on all 20 stations the following year.  A remarkable chance for any young artist who wants to break into the industry.  This year founder and main presenter Amanda Neale has invited some exciting new judges to listen to the talent across the competition.
We have Tom Manning, Director of the famous Monnow Valley Studios where the likes of Simple Minds, Coldplay, Oasis, Skunk Anansie, Phil Collins, Stereophonics and many more have recorded their works.  Tom has produced amazing legendary artists with his team and developed up and coming new ones.
We also have Laurence Hobbs from Charthouse music who is a writer and  producer and has written for many acts including Sam Smith, Pixie Lott, Shayne Ward, Andy Abrahams, Sean Wolfe, Laura White and Amanda Wilson.  He has written songs that have reached number one in seven countries and has written songs for companies such as BBC, Sky and Syco.  Charthouse have produced for the Voice Kids and Britains Got Talent
 Finally we have amazing DJ Shabz, professional club and radio DJ, competition winner and mix DJ for BBC Radio 1Xtra.  With seventeen years experience under his belt, Shabz had developed a fulfilling career as an outstanding club DJ in and around London.
It’s going to be a great competition this year, so if you know of any young singers or songwriters that would like to apply, they can do so via the website on www.juniorstarsinger.co.uk
The York heat will be hosted by Two Rivers Radio at our pop-up studio at The Corner Pin on Sunday August 12th.
All updated news can be found on our new online magazine www.jssmagazine.com where our editor and video journalist Rema Farhan gives us regular news on the tour and about all our artists.  Tune in when you can and of course pick up news from our regular blogs after each show!
Look out for Junior Star Singer Songwriter 2018!

Safe & Sound Homes – Fundraiser

Today, Two Rivers Radio will be broadcasting live from the Lendal Cellars as a stellar line-up of local musicians take to the stage in support of SASH.

We will be broadcasting from midday ’til 11pm here: www.tworiversradio.stream and the #livemusic will begin at 1pm.

We will be featuring all of the live music from the venue as well as exclusive interviews with the artists and information on how you can donate.

Declan MinskipPaul CoullMark Chandler & Jez Russell will be presenting a fantastic full day of live music and chat from the likes of:

Tom McKenzieLobo LexKelly Ann BollandThe FedsTomorrow Is LostQuiet EyesRepeat PrescriptionSicarios9Bar & Laura Ingram.

Join us at the Lendal Cellars or tune in online for some fantastic music – and to raise as much money as possible for a wonderful organisation that are helping young people experiencing homelessness day-in, day-out in this – the harshest winter for 30 years!

Every penny counts and SASH will be investing donations into front-line services that will directly benefit, young homeless people in #York.