Rob Sedgwick, Creative Director of Silverback Guerilla productions, spent nearly 15 years as a multimedia and film lecturer and would like to have discussions with schools, colleges and organisations to create a work placement/intern scheme that ensures that young people are exposed to and gain experience in a variety of video/film areas. They also aim to offer opportunities to young creatives in all of their digital storytelling throughout the year.
Within this Silverback want to also offer the same opportunities to young people with learning disabilities to help give them new insights in this creative arena, but to also help break many pre-conceptions that employers may have of learning disabilities in the workplace.
In essence they want to re-introduce youth to the business world and show what they can offer regardless of the obstacles they face.
The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run holds pride of place for many people in their calendar. It is an opportunity to line the 60 mile route from Hyde Park to the seafront cheering on hundreds of pre-1905 manufactured vehicles.
This annual event commemorates the Emancipation Run of 14th November 1896.
It celebrated the passing of the speed limit for light locomotives from 4mph to 14mph and abolished the need for these vehicles to be preceded by a man on foot, carrying a red flag.
This November will celebrate 118th anniversary of the very first run.
Yet has it lost some of its spectacle?
Susy Radio has learned that the location of the half-way stop in Crawley will be moved this year.
For the past 19 years it has been in High Street. Now it is heading to the London Road. A change of coffee stop from the historic George Hotel to the modern Honda dealership, one of the event sponsors.
Over the coming days Susy Radio will be exploring this change. Is it for the best, a necessary move improving the experience, or are we looking at a loss of tradition?
Rt Hon Henry Smith MP for Crawley spoke with Susy Radio’s Natalie Osborne on hearing the news for himself.
Local band MadFish appeared with Christine Muir in her programme on Friday, 21st March.
They are bringing out a football anthem in the run up to the World Cup called ‘England‘ to be released on the 19th May.
They are filming a video for this at the Jolly Brickmakers, 60 Frenches Road, Redhill, on the 30th March at 1pm and say anyone can come along and be part of the crowd as part of the making of this video.
Hear MadFish talking with Christine if you missed it: