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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Ask York’s Radio Debut

On Wednesday 24 January we recorded the very first edition of Ask York, at The Angel on the Green.

The recording of this excellent panel discussion will be broadcast today between 2-3pm and the again between 7-8pm.  We hope that you are able to tune in and join the debate.  Tweet @TwoRiversRadio using #TRR #AskYork

Massive thanks go to Pete Kilbane for his hospitality and for being a sensational chairman!

Also, we must say a huge thank you to our inaugural panel:

Proff. Kate Pickett – Professor of Epidemiology, University Champion for Research on Justice and Equality, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Future Health;
University of York (also co-author of The Spirit Level: Why more equal societies almost always do better

Paul Healey – Conservative councilor for 8 years up to 2015 and Deputy Group Leader. Small business owner.

 

Helen Graham – Helen has been working on the My Castle Gateway project and teaches Heritage Studies at the University of Leeds.

 

Cllr. Jonny Crawshaw – Labour councilor for Micklegate with a special interest in education.

 

 

Questions asked and topics discussed include:

  • City centre traffic and congestion
  • Blue Badge bicycle parking
  • What can be done to increase cycling within the city?
  • Growing inequality, tax avoidance and the merits/pitfalls of opening up a system of voluntary taxation
  • What can be done for young people in the city?
  • Micklegate Neighbourhood Forum and how it plans to engage young people.
  • The proposal to convert Rowntree Park Lodge into holiday accommodation
  • Local business rates and the business rates re-evaluation
  • Is there a better method of collecting business rates than the current model?
  • Does the panel think that the City of York is loosing its character?

 

Thank you to Mark Chandler of HMGW for the image of the whole panel.

Thank you also to everybody that came and asked a question

Produced by Kate Lock & Jez Russell

Boom operator: Declan Minskip