‘It’s a double whammy’: local charity provides better life for animals and therapy for people

“It’s our life. It’s our lifestyle. And if we can get up in the morning to make a child smile then it’s been worthwhile.” Mary Chapman, BEM, talks about animals, the charity Nuzzlets, and how it all started with an unexpected knock on her door.    In 2002, Mary and Kathy Chapman received an unexpected… Read more »

‘A Journey with James:’ from mystery seizures to eventual diagnosis

Three years ago, James Shipley experienced his first of many seizures. He shares with Jorvik Radio how it took years of medical visits, counselling and support from family, friends and strangers to finally get him a diagnosis and start his road to recovery.   In 2018, 23-year-old James Shipley’s shift in a Vancouver café abruptly… Read more »

Leeds Festival – Friday Review

Reviewed by Jake Cartledge Live music returned to Bramham Park for the first time since 2019 as Leeds Festival got underway with huge sets from the likes of Biffy Clyro and Wolf Alice. It was fantastic to be back at the festival and despite an early downpour just before the arena opened, you could sense… Read more »

Football tournament taking place across Yorkshire to mark World Suicide Prevention Day 2021

A football tournament is to take place to mark World Suicide Prevention Day on 10th September 2021. The tournament, which will take place at East Riding Leisure Beverley on Sunday 12th September aims to raise awareness of suicide prevention, particularly around men. The event has been set up by charity Hull 4 Heroes with input… Read more »

Overcoming barriers in the classroom and on the airwaves

Local students connect with Jovik Radio to produce and record show about their favourite York spots   Listen to Applefields School students recommend their favourite spots in York   For three months, 11 students and their teacher worked on the “Jorvik Radio Project”—a project that would transform their view of work, radio, media and themselves…. Read more »

York City 1-2 Kidderminster Harriers

York City 1-2 Kidderminster Harriers York City fell to an opening day defeat to Kidderminster as they lost their first league game at the LNER Community Stadium. The game started in a fairly hectic manner with both sides having some half chances, but it was the visitors who took the lead thanks to some good… Read more »

York City Knights V Batley Bulldogs

York City Knights took to the field having lost in their previous two outings against Bradford and Halifax. Last weeks display by the players own admission was not the standard of rugby league York expected and if the Knights were to make the play offs, vast improvement would be required. Batley are a hard-working outfit… Read more »

York Knights V Bradford Bulls – Rob Leatham reports

York City Knights V Bradford Bulls is always a fiery encounter and this was sure to be no different. York City Knights welcomed back Jack Teanby and Brandan Ohagan to the squad this week. For Bradford they had the ever-present threat of Danny Brough in their ranks, a former York City Knights Legend kicking 265… Read more »

York City Knights v Oldham – Rob Leatham reports

The sun was beaming down on the community stadium and there was a real buzz about the place as fans came back to welcome the Knights as they played against Oldham. The atmosphere was electric and the 1000 supporters sounded like an army. The Knights looked to build on last week’s second half performance against… Read more »

Inside The Recycle Project: giving new life to unwanted items

Jorvik Radio gets a sneak peak of The Recycle Project, a local community interest company that is “turning waste into opportunity.” The Recycle Project is on a mission to prevent as much waste as they can and bring new life to unwanted items. Annie Goodwin, community liaison and workshop coordinator, and Darren Thompson, workshop leader… Read more »