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.

Innovative Recycling Project at York School

There has been a lot of talk about plastic waste recently and for good reason:
  • 1 million plastic bottles are bought around the world every minute
  • That number’s like to rise by 20% in the next 3 years
  • In the UK, around 450 plastic bottles are bought every second
  • Over 150 plastic bottles end up in landfill in the UK every second.

Students at Fulford School alone get through hundreds of disposable plastic bottles every day. We’ve recently launched a campaign to make sure as few of those end up in landfill as possible. After seeing the heart-wrenching footage of preventable plastic pollution on the BBC’s Blue Planet, staff and students have decided it’s time to see what small but significant action can be taken.
Tim Johnson, Deputy Head has initiated a school-wide campaign to increase the quantity, visibility and use of dedicated recycling bins around school.
Kate Frame, Head of House has launched a whole school recycling poster competition to promote environmentally responsible behaviour.
Fulford’s Computing, Science and Design Technology departments have joined forces to launch Recycle3D: a project that aims to get Fulford students recycling their own plastic bottles into 3d printer filament. Students can then 3d print their own educational models using materials they’ve recycled themselves as well as making gifts to sell to raise money for good causes that the students feel passionate about supporting.
Students at Fulford’s STEM club have been learning how to design and animate 3d objects. The next step is to purchase and assemble a multicolour 3d printer. The final stage is to purchase and set up a student-led recycling production line so that they can turn waste plastic bottles into 3d printer filament.
If successful, staff at Fulford are keen to work with local primary schools to establish STEM clubs and 3d printing facilities wherever there’s a desire to replicate the success of this project.
In order to get the project up and running, students need to raise £1500 for the equipment necessary to process plastic bottles into 3d printer filament.
Y10 iMedia students have created a video for a crowd funding site, rocketfund in the hope of raising awareness so that local businesses can donate enough money to get the project started.
If you want to find out more or are able to donate a small amount to support this project, please check out https://rocket.fund/p/recycle3d/
Pete Dring and some of his students will hopefully be vising the Two Rivers Radio studio later this month to talk about Recycle 3d in more detail.
Keep your ears peeled!

Live and Loud (Nov 12th)

We did a fundraiser.  It was mint.  Here are some pics…

Big thank yous to everybody who came and who played on the night…

Paul Coull, Kid-B, Jez Russell, DJ SpinDub a.k.a Dreddy Chef, Kaya Band & Catch A Fire.

A huge shout-out also to Glenn Hewitt for spending all afternoon, evening and night with us capturing these beautiful images!  🙂   #blessings

Two Rivers Radio presents: Live & Loud!!

Welcome, one and all to a very exciting afternoon of tunes and good vibes brought to you by the Two Rivers Radio team!

Not only is this a fundraiser for Two Rivers Radio – and a live broadcast – but importantly it is our very own, star presenter, Declan Minskip’s 21st birthday!!! 🙂

He wants tequila, sambuca, the bumps and everything else – so be a part of it.

Expect live music from some of the finest performers in York.

Tap your feet and swing your friends to the insatiable rhythm of Electroswing with DJ Jezza.

Find yourself in need of a personal ice-bucket when CatchAFire start burning the soles of your shoes with reggae, ska & dancehall skanks!

Take part in the Corner Pin Conker Championship – only £2 to enter (Free for kids) – all money raised will go towards runing Two Rivers Radio – the City of York’s very own community radio station.

There will be drinks, fabulous music and good times to be had – so be there, or be….

…elsewhere.

Child/Family friendly until 7pm! 🙂