Ask York 4: City Centre Regeneration & Urban Renewal

The Ask York 4 Panel:

  • Pete Kilbane – Chair
  • Imelda Havers – Independent Regeneration Consultant
  • David Dunning – News Editor at Minster FM
  • Cllr. Ashley Mason – Lib Dem
  • Phil Pinder – York Retail Forum

Listen live here at 1pm and again at 5pm.  Click the red bell in the bottom-right of your screen to receive alerts every time Two Rivers Radio is live.

Ask York 4 focused on City Centre Regeneration and there were some fantastic questions and great debate form both the live studio audience and the panel.

Should there be a cross party city summit to tackle #York’s issues on #regeneration and behaviour?  Is there a lack of leadership in @CityofYork on this?

Discussion moves on pedestrianisation of #York – do you think having more #footstreets would be a good thing for the future of the city?

Would a tourist tax help the regeneration of #York asks @GSwinburn? @imeldahavers says as a resident she has no problem with #tourists but stag & hen parties are a strain on resources and we should focus on that.

Would a tourist tax make #York a pariah city or a leader? Views from the floor at #AskYork are largely in favour; lively debate now happening about stag and hen parties!

Phil Pinder of @YorkRetailForum and the other panelists agree that business rates are archaic and should be abolished. @imeldahavers says they are the bane of retailers’ lives.

What can we do with the large empty shops and could they house indoor markets? Phil Pinder of @YorkRetailForum is in favour; @daviddunninguk says demographics have changed; maybe city-centre shops have had their day & focus should be on food/drink/entertainment?

Future of the old BHS centre revealed!

Final question for #AskYork is about #recycling: questioner asks why #York doesn’t have segregated bins in the city centre – the state of #York is an embarrassment!

Great questions and informative answers. This is a not to be missed show for anybody that cares about the future of our city!

Details of the next Ask York to be revealed soon.  We’d love to see you in the live studio audience.  If you have any ideas or thees you would like us to cover please get in touch: tworiversradio@gmail.com

Two Rivers Radio Schedule – 24/09/18

Good Morning York!

Tune in to Two Rivers Radio: Midday till 10pm.

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12pm- 1pm –  First up, Lunchtime Rush  with Declan Minskip who will be talking about Saturday’s recording of Ask York, comfort food, and a little bit about his memories of the first year of Two Rivers Radio following our anniversary.

1pm- 2pm –  Today is the day! Ask York is back! …and again we are tackling the biggest issues facing the City of York. In this edition of the programme we are talking about City centre regeneration .As ever we presented a panel of local decision-makers, influencers, academics and business people to field questions from a live studio audience.

Chair: Pete Kilbane
Phil Pinder, Chair of the York Retail Forum
Cllr Ashley Mason (Lib Dem)
David Dunning, News Editor of Minster FM
Imelda Havers, Director of BlueFish Regeneration

Together they debated some wonderful questions from our audience; Pedestrianisation of the city centre, archaic business rates, tourist tax, indoor markets and possible uses for the empty buildings around the city and much more! Tune in!

2pm- 3pm –  LGBT Hour with Lisa Kelly – LGBT News, look back and a look ahead at events and special guest Emily Roach will  be quizzed on our topic of the day, Bisexuality, which means all our music also has a link to bisexuality in some way, including a classic 70’s glam rock song!!

3pm-4pm –  Sam and Alex are back with What Rock?  going a little off the beaten track (haha) and doing a Metal show this week!  Focusing on their favourite bands and talking about the history of how it came to be as a genre as well as some of the more interesting bands. Plus the usual music news and chat.

4pm-5pm – This hour will be a little bit of Pic’n’Mix. If you’d like to produce your own show on Two Rivers Radio and share your interests, passions and hobbies with others get in touch: tworiversradio@gmail.com

5pm- 6pm –  Ask York is tackling the biggest issues facing the City of York. In this edition of the programme we are talking about City centre regeneration .As ever we presented a panel of local decision-makers, influencers, academics and business people to field questions from a live studio audience.

Chair: Pete Kilbane
Phil Pinder, Chair of the York Retail Forum
Cllr Ashley Mason (Lib Dem)
David Dunning, News Editor of Minster FM
Imelda Havers, Director of BlueFish Regeneration

Together they debated some wonderful questions from our audience; Pedestrianisation of the city centre, archaic business rates, tourist tax, indoor markets and possible uses for the empty buildings around the city and much more! Tune in!

6pm- 7pm –  Coastin’ with Stephen Allan is back – there will be an abandoned park (spooky!) and lots of great music.

7pm- 8pm –  MTTY is music all about animals…… It could be the artists or the track that are animal related. Can you name a track with lion or fox mentioned? Music from the 50’s to the 00’s with Stephen Allan and Tracy Neasham-Allan

8pm- 9pm –  Coming up on All That Brass! show Kate Lock will be joined by semi-regular co-presenter Mike Pratt of the Shepherd Group brass bands  and Martyn Williams, longstanding player with York RI Band . They’ve got some great concerts to tell you about and some great brass music to play for you!

9pm- 10pm – Beats’n’Pieces with Jonah Hebron is a bit grittier this week, ranging from Roots Manuva to Mick Jenkins with plenty in-between to keep your head nodding.

10pm- 11pm Back fresh from a Karl Pilkington style ideal holiday in North Wales, The Late Mr Judge To You will wind up and close down on the thrill of Rhyl and a tremendous Two Rivers Monday with a selection of handpicked tunes to aid those among us that the twenty first century renders a little hard of hearing…. Join me for the last hour of devolved government, ancient linguistic preservation, and Romanic, Saxonic, and Normanic defiance On Air!

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Two Rivers Radio is a community radio station dedicated to providing unique, original and independent media for the people of York. Run by a dedicated team of hard-working volunteers, Two Rivers Radio is “By the people of York, for the people of York, in the heart of York”
 

We broadcast every Monday from midday ’til 11pm from our pop-up studio at the The Corner Pin, Tanner Row, York.

 

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Two Rivers Radio @ The Corner Pin – 1 Year On!!!

Two Rivers Radio broadcast our very first regular Monday, live from our pop-up studio at The corner pin on September 18th 2017. Since then we have produced some fantastic, independent and grass-roots radio for the people of York, by the people of York, in the heart of York.

Huge thank yous also go out to all of our presenters and producers, past and present: Steve JudgeDeclan MinskipRose DrewAlan GillottFasil DemsashStephen AllanTracy Neasham-AllanCatch A FireDave HarperSteve BrooksHMGWPaul CoullUpside Your MindJake FurbyJim HornbyNigel Daniel FinburgJess Justjess ParkerJuliet PowellKate LockGraham BlueskiesPete KilbaneSam BoothAlex Fisher, @Lisa Kelly, Claudia L. WardleChristian SimonJohn Compost CosshamBob HortonEmily MarcoBecca MilesMaxime MaigretMadeline Leah Bennett, the News Team from York St John MediaAdam Walsh, Dr David Lawson & Jonah Hebron.

There has been some fantastic radio made over the last 12 months. Whether you have produced 1 hour or 51 hours over the last year, your involvement, enthusiasm and effort has been greatly appreciated. There are big plans for the rest of this year and into 2019 so we hope you stick with us as we grow and develop as York’s Community Radio station.

We would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to Linford & Kevin at The corner pin for providing us a studio space every week. Thank you also to the team at the Pin who have put up with us over the last year, Joseph, Starr, Valentine Zoë Myers.

Finally, Two Rivers Radio wouldn’t be where it is now without the fantastic behind the scenes work by Maja Krystyna MorawskaPresh PreciousBen Ozz Wallace & Jez Russell.

If you are reading this and have not been involved, but would like to be – please email tworiversradio@gmail.com

We will be live from midday ’til 10pm today so please tune in here:www.tworiversradio.stream

Ask York 4: City Centre Regeneration is coming together

Ask York is back! …and again we will be tackling the biggest issues facing the City of York.

Recording to take place at 3pm on Saturday 22nd September at Spark:York.

In this edition of the programme we will be talking about city centre regeneration, the death of the high-street, the rise of the indie, the changing face of the city centre in the wake of mass shop closures, residential development, tourism v resident needs and everything in between.

As ever we will present a panel of local decision-makers, influencers, academics and business people to field questions from a live studio audience.

So far confirmed we have:

Phil Pinder, Chair of the York Retail Forum
Cllr Ashley Mason (Lib Dem)
David Dunning, News Editor of Minster FM

More TBC so please like and follow Two Rivers Radio and click ‘going‘ on this event for updates.

So, what better location could there be to discuss the regeneration of the city centre than the highly innovative, for some contentious, but without a doubt very successful venture; Spark:York.

Good morning York!!

Tune in to Two Rivers Radio today for a fantastic selection of shows. www.tworiversradio.stream

Declan Minskip presents The Lunchtime Rush from midday ’til 2pm.

Fasil Demsash will be hosting another edition of Black York between 2-3pm

The 3-4 slot sees Mr Blueskies host another Breaking York – featuring exciting new and local music.

Juliet Powell is back after a short break. The Yor Living Well Show returns to Two Rivers Radio today. The show that highlights our journeys and difficulties through life. This week we chat to Jayne about her use of alcohol and painkillers as a way of coping with difficult periods of her life. She talks about resources and techniques that finally helped her to live a more balanced life. A gripping and interesting story.

5-6pm – Pop punk with ‘What Rock?’ Join Sam & Alex picking out the best of a crowded genre and talking about the evolution of some of the genre’s biggest names as well as the usual music news highlights.

6-7pm – This month Lisa Kelly looks back at the past month, looks ahead to the next month, brings you the latest LGBT news including the latest on the Anne Lister Rainbow plaque controversy and will also pack in lots of music with each song having an LGBT link.

At 7pm Christian Simon will be guiding us through the life, times and music of The Damned

John Compost Cossham will be in the hot-seat from 8-9pm, presenting another Recycled Radio Show.

What better way to end the day, but with the Soul Man himself, Mr. Paul Coull!?

Dyls Party in the Park – Live!!

Join Two Rivers Radio from midday today for another wonderful afternoon and evening of #livemusic from Party in the Park at Dyls.

Tune in: www.tworiversradio.stream

There will be live music and exclusive interviews throughout the day from local artists including:

Suzy Bradley
Pete Bridge
Stan Smith Music
Stephen Leach
Lizzy James
Noggy
Thomo

There will be great food & drink, music, cocktails from Sloemotion and a super atmosphere. All in aid of SASH.

Dyls – Party in the Park Live!!

Party in the Park is live today at Dyls! Fantastic #livemusic all day, cocktails from Sloemotion, great food and a top atmosphere – all in the heart of #York.

Tune in from midday here: www.tworiversradio.stream for great sounds from:

Scott & Matic
Stuart Priest
Tebble Tebble
Jesse Hutchinson
KAYA Band
& more special guests…

Come down to Tower Gardens or tune in to enjoy some excellent live music – supporting SASH.

Schedule 06/08/18

Good morning York!

Tune in to a fantastic selection of insightful shows and great music choices.
Midday till 11 pm  –  tworiversradio.stream

12pm – 1pm – It’s the Lunchtime Rush with Declan Minskip. Good music and good times!

1pm – 2pm – First episode of The Art of the Matter with Claudia Wardle! We will be discussing Renaissance Ferrara and a Painted book of Hours belonging to the Este family. Claudia will interview Charlotte Dawson of the York River Art Market and talk about some local exhibitions including the poignant Refuse/Refuge currently in York Art Gallery.

2pm – 3pm – Black York Radio with Fasil Demsash – What it takes to motivate and engage Black and Asian Minority Ethnics in British Politics? Challenges & opportunities 

3pm – 4pm  – Breakin’ York with Graham Blueskies. A show dedicated to playing original material from unsigned and independent artists/bands/labels and studios with the added fizz of telling our listeners interesting elements of who, what, where and when. This week’s show will be featuring tracks by Jess Penn, Chris Helme, Van Der Neer, Charlie Swainston, Steve Larkman and more
Tune in and tweet us #breakingyork for a dedication.

4pm – 5pm – This week’s Information Takeaway with Juliet Powel focuses on Food Poverty and the impact on mental health. Our guests are Maddy Power, from the York Food Poverty Alliance, Claire Davies Food Writer and volunteer from the York Food Bank and community mental health nurse, Katie Pybus and great music as usual.

5pm -7pm – Just Jessin’ Around with Jess Parker, live DJ session in the Corner Pin.

7pm – 8pm – Christian Greenwood is back with Music History 101: this time presenting Primal Scream!

8pm- 9pm –  Kate Lock is very excited to be sharing the Two Rivers Radio studio with York jazz musician Ian Chalk for All That Brass. Ian, who is music director of York Jazz Initiative, will be talking about his musical influences, his career as a brass player and much more, as well as picking his personal selection of music.

9pm – 10pm – The Soul Man, Paul Coull is back with the Soul Hour. Tune in for some great selection of tracks!!

10pm – 11pm – Upside Your Mind will close the day with some blissful tunes. A trip from the basement to the tropics and back is waiting for you…

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Two Rivers Radio is a community radio station dedicated to providing unique, original and independent media for the people of York. Run by a dedicated team of hard-working volunteers, Two Rivers Radio is “By the people of York, for the people of York, in the heart of York”
 

We broadcast every Monday from midday ’til 11pm from our pop-up studio at th The Corner Pin, Tanner Row, York.

We broadcast from live music events, festivals and fayres! Get in touch if you’d like us to get involved with your event!

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We are a not-for-profit oganisation and all of what we do costs money. If you would like to support us as an individual or a business, please contact us: tworiversradio@gmail.stream
 
If you like what you see, read and/or hear – please ‘like’ our page, comment, share us with your friends, follow us on Instagram and Twitter. Get in touch!! 🙂
 
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Dunnington Fayre Goes Live Today!

Two Rivers Radio will be live and loud from Dunnington Community Events today from 11am – late!

As ever we will be bringing you exclusive interviews with the best bands in York and some fine live sessions, too.

Tune in here: www.tworiversradio.stream

Throughout the day we will be talking to bands and artists including Dunnington Community Choir, Main Street, Razzamataz Theatre School YorkThe Cover LoversMaggie WakelingHolly Taymar BiltonBLAZE DANCE YORKAlex GolistiFlatcap CarnivalHonoursLACYIan Kay’s Soul DreamDebra SimpsonLost TrendsSmith n Wallace & SONIC WAVES. Maybe many more!!!

Your hosts for the day will be The HMGW Show, Declan Minskip & Jez Russell.

So if you love fantastic #livemusic – like and follow Two Rivers Radio for updates throughout the day. If you can’t make it to Dunnington, it doesn’t mean you have to miss out! Tune in: www.tworiversradio.stream

#communityradio by the people of #York, for the people of York, in the heart of York.

Schedule – 25/06/18

This is Two Rivers Radio – Your Community Radio.  By the people of York, for the people of York, in the heart of York!

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Midday – 1pm It’s time for Lunchtime Rush with Declan Minskip,
Great music, fantastic cheer and good humor.
We are #liveandloud #lunchtimerush

1pm – 2pm The Poetry Show S2.8 THE MOON featuring Kit Marshall and Becca Miles. Stairwell Books Presents: William and Valerie. YES this time we mean it

2pm – 3pm – Black York with Fasil Demsash will give us some good music and an interview with Nasr Moussa Emam close friend of football legend Pele and world champion Muhammad Ali!

3pm – 4pm – This hour is a bit of Pick and Mix with Declan and Daddy Cool! We have some great new shows coming up in next few weeks! If you want to get involved with Two Rivers Radio and create your own show get in touch on:  tworiversradio@gmail.com

4pm-5pm – On Yor Living Well with Juliet Powell listen to a heart breaking story of Catherine’s journey to adoption and family breakdown. Be uplifted by how she put her life back together – a must listen show.

5pm – 7pm –   Catch A Fire  will be bringing the sunshine vibes with the very best in reggae, dub, roots and dancehall.

7pm – 9pm –  The HMGW Show is back live with awesome live music from the Punk/ Garage band NoseBleed and wrestling interviews with three Great British Wrestlers Pop Punk Kid, Natalie Sykes and the returning David Graves. We will also have our monthly Kid B Challenge and play independent and mainstream music throughout the show!

9pm – 10pm –  Paul ‘the Soul Man’ Coull is back in the hot-seat for your weekly dose of classic and contemporary Soul Music.

10pm – 11pm – Upside Your Mind takes us on another trip from the basement to the tropics and back. Taking in chillout, funk, tropical house and more…

We hope that you enjoy all or some of our content. There is something for everybody in the Two Rivers Radio schedule – that is because we are by the people of York, for the people of York, in the heart of York.

Two rivers radio is run by a very dedicated and hard-working team of volunteers. If you would like to get involved please do contact us by messaging on Facebook or emailing: tworiversradio@gmail.com

We do have costs to cover and we are looking to expand our schedule and reach, so if you would like to sponsor us either as an individual or a business then do contact us.  tworiversradio@gmail.com  //  07913 685823

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