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Sounds like a great idea for music lovers BUDDING musicians and media wannabes are invited to attend a creative seminar and showcase to find out more about success in the industry. Bang 103.6FM is hosting Industry Scoop for creative young people,
Sounds like a great idea for music lovers
BUDDING musicians and media wannabes are invited to attend a creative seminar and showcase to find out more about success in the industry.
Bang 103.6FM is hosting Industry Scoop for creative young people, aged between 13 and 19, considering a career as a musician, producer, DJ, or presenter.
A panel of industry experts from the creative sector will be on hand to give advice and answer questions from the youths, including urban artists Young Nate and Princess Nyah, producer Sticky, BBC DJs and record label representative, including Tinchy Stryder's A&R.
Industry Scoop is from 1pm to 4pm on Saturday, April 3 at the Stowe Centre in Harrow Road, Westbourne Green.
For free entry on the guest list text your full name to 07943 285 756 or email email@example.com
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It's a real winner for borough's sports fan
A PROJECT improving disability access at one of the borough's major railway stations is set to make life easier for sports fans with limited mobility.
Wembley Central will be step-free in time for the 2012 Olympic Games after three lifts are installed at the station, giving residents travelling to Wembley Stadium and Wembley Arena better access.
The project is part of a �370 million government initiative improving access at major railway stations, including Slough and Hackney Central.
Work is due to start in 2011 and will be completed in 2012 before the Olympic Games opening ceremony.
Study to help newborn babes
A HOSPITAL has been chosen for a radical new study on newborn baby screening.
The Royal Free Hospital is one of just three hospitals nationwide participating in The NHS Newborn & Infant Physical Examination Programme (NIPE), a pioneering IT screening scheme to identify, diagnose, and treat babies with medical conditions.
RECYLCLING will be made easier for people living above shops aim to deliver orange Smart Sacks straight through their letterboxes, writes Sejal Kapadia.
Hammersmith and Fulham residents living in flats above stores previously had to collect recycling bags from libraries.
Cllr Greg Smith, cabinet member for crime and street scene, said: "If we were able to recycle twice as much as we currently do, it would save the council a staggering �2m a year in landfill charges."
Fun in the park
WORKS to refurbish a treasured park in the borough and make it fun for residents of all ages have begun.
Little Wormwood Scrubs in north Kensington, will have planting events with community groups and schools, including hedge planting and a volunteer clean-up day, while the next stage of new picnic tables, an outdoor gym, an ornamental garden and improvements to the scrub and meadow are set to begin.
For more information about changes to Little Wormwood Scrubs visit www.rbkc.gov.uk/leisureandlibraries/parksandgardens/yourlocalpark/littlewormwoodscrubs.aspx