As the Leadership Race begins to build up, Leeds Student Radio caught up with Tim Mortimer. Tim was the 2010-11 Activities Officer and gave us an insight into what it’s like as a member of the Leeds University Union Student Exec.
Tim talks about what it was like to run in the election and be an officer while the £9,000 fees were being debated and introduced. If you want to hear more, then visit the LUU website and get involved on Twitter using the hashtag #LeadLUU.
The talented six-piece have exploded onto the Leeds music scene in recent months supporting the likes of The Pigeon Detective and Reverend and Makers. Their ‘nosy-folk’ influences were translated in the chilled set they performed in our very own LSR office. Get yourself the free download of ‘One of These Days’ online and keep an ear and eye out, these guys are everywhere.
‘Sometimes’ Acoustic Session
‘One Of These Days’ Acoustic Session
Interview by Emma Rice – Hear more local Leeds music on RPM Presents: Leeds, Live and Local, every Monday night at 9pm on Leeds Student Radio
During a visit to Leeds University Union, Georgia Hennessy Jackson sat down with Hilary Benn, MP for Leeds Central and Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. They discussed student fees, the privatisation of student debt, the recent university and college union strikes and the ‘War on Waste Campaign’ and it’s relevance to the University of Leeds.
*Correction: The University of Leeds does donate non-perishable food waste to homeless shelters, contrary to as stated
Interview by Georgia Hennessy Jackson