Fundraising for Freya’s New Legs

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Darren and Freya Bailey. Photo Credit: Ellie Kemp

A father from Irlam is raising money to help give his daughter – who has cerebral palsy – the gift of new legs.

Due to a ‘difficult birth,’ seven-year-old Freya Bailey was born with cerebral palsy and two holes in her heart, meaning she had to stay in intensive care for six weeks. As a result, she’s had to use a wheelchair since being a few years old.

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How Animals Help Reduce Student Stress

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Juggling last-minute deadline stress, late nights and living on the breadline – student life can be difficult for anyone, no matter which walk of life you’re from.

It’s inevitable that every student will experience stress at some point or another throughout their studies – however, there are many ways in which this can be combatted – which doesn’t necessarily involve binge-watching Netflix or hitting the booze.

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Catching Up With… Quinn

A new bassist, a new EP and zany lo-fi music videos… I catch-up with Sam Lambeth, frontman of alt-rock three piece Quinn.

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Where did you find inspiration for the video accompanying your latest single, Summer’s Gone?

I often come up with zany ideas for music videos. Luckily, by this point, Samm and Andy kind of know what to expect and just go along with it. I’d like to think those that know Quinn are both aware that off-centre videos are part of our shtick. If it’s good enough for Bjork…

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Sundara Karma play Rescue Rooms

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Reading four-piece Sundara Karma, which consists of vocalist Oscar Lulu, drummer Haydn Ashley, bassist Dom Cordell and guitarist Ally Baty, have been making waves this year; from playing Reading and Leeds festival this summer, to receiving critical acclaim for singles Loveblood and She Said. Vocalist Oscar chats to Ellie Kemp about their favourite Notts venue, tour antics and their highly anticipated debut album.

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Glastonbudget 2016: Review and Interviews

The weekend of 29th May saw renowned tribute festival Glastonbudget return for its 12th year.

2016’s line-up included tributes to legends such as Mercury, Michael Jackson and Tina Turner, as well as a whole variety of young, original bands.

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The first artist I spoke to was Ben as Michael Jackson, who has played Glastonbudget for the last five years – along with his band, he headlined the festival the first time they played, and have opened every time since.

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