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Students collect 150 litter bags in five hour shifts

The litter pick was organised by Newcastle University Students’ Union’s Raising and Giving Society (RAG) and coordinated by committee members of Keep Jesmond Clean (KJC) at Jesmond Library. The 200 student volunteers who litter-picked had signed up to participate in a one-week fundraising effort to raise £8,000 for six charities. RAG president Jack Green says that target has now been exceeded.

Ronnie Reid elected NUSU President

Ronnie Reid has been elected Newcastle University Students’ Union president. Last week, JesmondLocal spoke to the four candidates, focusing on issues surrounding Jesmond. Reid was asked about his views on current student-permanent residents relations and ways in which he would improve them, telling JesmondLocal he wants to “expand