Spark News Desk with BBC Radio Leicester

As part of our support of the Spark Children’s Art Festival we are working closely with Radio Leicester to produce the Spark News Room. This involved a number of our young presenters visiting the various activities of the festival and reporting on them for Radio Leicester in the form of a live delivered package.This proved very…
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Opinion 8

The project was to train a group of young people to prepare, produce and present an evening discussion programme covering topics of interest to them. Each week the young people have worked together to ensure that they have featured a different faith, community or cultural group during their on air broadcast. The group were a true reflection of…
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Our New Home

Takeover Radio trained a group of young people to produce 12 podcasts to a very high standard and these were played out on Takeover Radio over the 12 month period. Some of the young people have continued their involvement with the station and some are now presenting their own shows.  The young people increased in confidence over the…
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Entertainment News

Next month’s Olivier Awards will support the Time’s Up initiative.Organisers say representatives from the movement and activists will be welcome at the Ceremony – but they won’t be asking attendees to wear black.The Society of London Theatre’s chief executive Julian Bird says Time’s Up will be given a focus on the red carpet and will…
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Heroes and Heroines

We have been working with a group of young people to discover the hero’s and heroines from Leicester, they have been taught how to interview, record and edit the interviews and put them into a package to be played out on our Opinion8 show on a Tuesday evening in the summer. We will have a series of programmes…
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One City Celebration

Takeover Radio led an outside broadcast from the One-City celebration