London360 - 25/08/14

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27 August 2014, 03:45

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London 360 – a regular news feature show that keeps you up to date with everything there is to know about your capital. Hosted by Jessica Onah.

This is the first show of series 7 and we are extremely excited and ready to champion the capital’s hidden communities and the stories that affect real Londoners by giving a voice to the voiceless.

The 2014 Tech4Good Awards
The increased use of technology is often linked to negative stories in the press however, Tech 4 Good’s annual event celebrates the number of amazing ways, technology is being used to better the world and really help change the lives of the disabled communities amongst others. London 360 reporter Hope Lanek caught up with the award winners as well as an exclusive interview with Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales, to find out more.

The Jack Petchey 'Speak Out' Challenge
The Jack Petchey Foundation exists to raise the aspirations of young people, to help them take advantage of opportunities and, play a full part in society. Now in its ninth year, Jack Petchey’s “Speak Out” Challenge is the biggest youth, speaking event of its kind in the world. Reporter Jessica Onah went down to this year’s Grand Final, and was absolutely blown away with the confidence, that the young people had and, the topics that they spoke about.

For series 7 we’re looking for vloggers across London that have something to say about our city. Our weekly vlogstar will have 30 seconds to have their say- take it away Mahatir Pasha from Ilford in Essex who had a lot to say about his frustrations about A Levels and education.

Gyspy Roma Traveller Police Association Launches
Last year Community Channel hosted a whole season, on the Roma Gypsy Traveller community, and we’re always interested to keep abreast of new developments. Recently, the GRT Police Association was launched in Parliament. Reporter Hetty Ashiagbor went there to investigate the frustrations of the GRT community, why it was set up and how it will hope to change perceptions.

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair
London is a city famed for it’s arts and galleries, which attracts thousands of people every year. For the past 11-years, London has been home to Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair, where professional artists, and art lovers gather to produce and purchase art. London360 reporter Usman Butt has been finding out more about how they are attempting to make art available to all.

Late at the Tate
Late at The Tate is a programme of events for young and diverse audiences, held at Tate Britain on a bi-monthly basis. Jessica Onah went down to the event ‘Spaces Between’ which explored the youth experience,spoken word and hip hop, the space it occupies between social structures, and cultural boundaries and encourages diverse communities to visit art galleries more.

If you’d like a sneaky peek at what goes on behind the scenes, or if you want to suggest ideas for future shows follow us on Twitter at @London_360 Thanks for watching, and remember, keep it 360.