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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.


Leeds Student Radio spoke exclusively with controversial former-UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom. Yorkshire and the Humber’s representative in the European Parliament answers your questions in a 30-minute interview with James Hanson. From Bongo Bongo Land to calling women ‘sluts’, Bloom discusses in detail the controversies of the past year.



Well we’re finally back on air today after a few hectic weeks of restoration following being granted the Footstep Fund to refurbish the studio. It’s been… an adventure of sorts, and we’re finally back with a brand new production studio that we, as a society, can work with to produce even better radio to a higher standard.

The office is a bit of a mess at the moment, so bare with us while we get everything back to the pristine manner that we were renowned for before.


I’ve attached a picture of Hannah and Holly being silly around the new desk so that you know:

  1. The aesthetic properties of the aforementioned desk
  2. The main ethos behind our work at the radio station is unequivocally world peace.

We’re looking forward to being back on air and hope you are eager to hear what we’re saying, seeing and listening to. Let’s see what 2014 has in store for (arguably) the best looking radio station to have ever been formed.


Next week, faith groups in universities and schools all across the country are going to be running their own interfaith week events. In LUU, 11 of the 13 faith societies have got involved running events such as ‘Religion 101′ and ‘Temple Run’. LSR’s Amos caught up with LUU Faith Rep Evangeline and a group of students involved in the Interfaith Week to discuss the upcoming events and what it’s like being a student of faith.

Been left bamboozled by the posters all over Leeds University Union? Can’t tell your Activities candidates from your Welfare ones? Well we are here for you. This week’s Political Animal featured advice and analysis from Freya Potter (Leeds Labour Students), John Briggs (Leeds Student), Bruce Rothberg (former LUU Faith Rep) and Joe Mason (LSR) on a variety of topics to help you make your choice. Listen to the podcast here.

If you’re still confused about who to vote for, check out the Dream Team vote advisor, and keep your eyes peeled for our interviews and webpages coming soon.

LSR will be announcing the results live from the Union Foyer on Friday 8th March from 6pm in association with LSTV and Leeds Student, be sure to come and show your support or listen live on our website.



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