UK360 - Scott Mills 10/04/12

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11 April 2012, 10:19

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Scott Mills, Radio 1 DJ and presenter, hosts the eleventh episode of UK360 covering a variety of community stories from across the UK including MS Awareness, Just Giving Awards, Gateway Radio and Sky’s Rainforest Challenge.

Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS is a chronic autoimmune disorder affecting movement, sensation, and bodily functions. MS is a condition that’s very close to home for Scott as his mother is MS sufferer. This film informs viewers the effects of living with MS.

The Just Giving awards celebrates the achievements of fundraisers, charities, and donors who’ve collectively raised more than £200m this past year. UK360 reporter Rose Manley attended the event.

In recent years we’ve seen a rise in community radio, which can provide locals of any age the opportunity to be budding radio presenters and reporters. UK360 visited South Essex based, Gateway 97.8

Media Giants ‘Sky’ have joined forces with WWF and Global Action Plan to create the Sky Rainforest Rescue Schools Challenge, which helps students in the UK understand how vital rainforests are to the world we live in, and how we can all make changes in the world to benefit the environment.

Dale Wightman from Southgate, North London decided to do what thousands of brave and fantastic people do every year, run the London marathon. But how much preparation does it take for a beginner to commit to a marathon? Dale invites UK360 on his journey.

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