News in brief: Creative radio workshop, free swimming and fun days

Kids turn on the talent KIDS wanting to get into the music industry enjoyed mingling with top music stars at a creative workshop. Bang 103.6 FM hosted a seminar and showcase for creative teenagers, aged between 13 and 19, giving them the inside s

Kids turn on the talent

KIDS wanting to get into the music industry enjoyed mingling with top music stars at a creative workshop.

Bang 103.6 FM hosted a seminar and showcase for creative teenagers, aged between 13 and 19, giving them the inside scoop on the industry and the types of jobs available within it.

Rappers and video producer G Frsh, music producer Garbz, artist and DJ E-Plus, emcee and singer Princess Nyah, BBC1xtra DJ Ace, Island Records rep Ben Scars and singer Kele Le Roc were on hand to give tips for success and answer questions.


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The teens also took part in interactive DJ, music production and vocal demonstrations, and enjoyed performances from top urban acts.

In at the deep end

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A GROUND-breaking council initiative will allow 2,000 residents to learn how to swim for free, writes Sejal Kapadia.

Hammersmith and Fulham Council have teamed up with pool and leisure centre operator GLL to launch the introductory six-hour course at the Phoenix Fitness Centre Bloemfontein Road, Shepherd's Bush.

Anyone aged 17 and over who cannot swim can enrol by visiting www.gll.org.

Fun day

PUPILS taking part in 'Serious Fun on Saturdays Project' have gained certificates and prizes for their extra efforts in developing Science, Maths, English, Art and French skills.

More than 150 pupils from 25 primary schools attended the Saturday classes in Latymer Upper School in King Street Hammersmith, to take part in the challenging building activities.

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