London 360 15/08/11
18 August 2011, 01:20
Episode five is presented by Stephanie Coker who starts off the show with a gripping report from 'The London Riots'. With London being the catalyst for an uprising in local communities across the UK, The team go right into the heart of Ealing in west London to speak to locals affected by the riots. The report showcases a wide variety of viewpoints from a diverse generation of residents and captures the community spirit of Londoners during the clean up operation.
Sadler's Wells theatre has recently been invaded by a bunch of toe tapping, body popping, head rocking secondary school kids. A new breathtaking performance that showcases students from across 26 London schools hits the Saddlers wells stage in blazing success. London 360 investigates how extra curricular activities can help get young people active, engaged and boost their confidence levels.
Behind the hustle and bustle of city life lies the quiet existence of London's boat dwellers, who have set up home along the backwaters of the capital. Fozia Nasir heads down stream to uncover the hidden stories of London's waterway communities and find out whether boat life is actually cost effective and serene as it appears.
The One Love Peace Festival first took place in West London in 1991 to reignite the flames of consciousness on British soil and help resolve violent community disputes surfacing in the late eighties. Twenty years on, Londoners re-unite to welcome some of the biggest stars in contemporary reggae and hip-hop to Wembley stadium. With the theme 'Throw Away your Guns, Throw Away your Knives and save a life', the team finds out if the charities and supporters of music concerts like this agree that these are the most effective tactics for deterring potential perpetrators of gang-related crime.
Just because you're in the city does not mean you can't get a taste of rural life. We have a very special Secret London presented by some of our younger viewers who get down on Kentish Town Farm.
London 360 wants to celebrate Londoners that champion, influence or simply make our capital run smoothly! This week our Londoner of the week is Ade Adepitan; the most famous paralympian in the UK. As well as being a champion wheelchair basketball player he has carved out a successful career as a presenter and acts as patron for charities such as 'Wheelpower', Scope, and the NSPCC".
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