Progress Update: LGBTS Community Campaign

Scunthorpe Independent News


So far WE ARE 66%  WE NEED 100%. A couple of weeks ago a campaign was set up to support Scunthorpe’s LGBT Community. We wanted to let you know the progress that has come in these 2 weeks of setting up a Petition, Facebook, Website & Twitter.

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Local Band Signed & Set To Release Album: OneUnder

Scunthorpe Independent News


Local band Oneunder have just recently been signed and would like to announce the new single, Decade of Decay (SONY remastered version) and title track from their forthcoming album “Decade of Decay” will be available to buy on ITUNES, HMV, VEVO, Digital KERRANG, NAPSTER, AMAZON, 7DIGITAL and over 350 other retail outlets it will be available through all these major retailers on the 23rd February through the record label NATIVE RECORDS. The band also invite you to celebrate their album launch night on the 8th March at O’Rileys on Beverley road in Hull.

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Scottish Guitar/Mandolin Duo, Wingin’It Local Village Tour

Scunthorpe Independent News


UK Tour comes to our  area, the Scottish guitar/mandolin duo, Wingin’It have a mini-tour scheduled in March.

Wingin’ It, who comprise Adam Bulley (mandolin/guitar) and Chas Mackenzie (guitar) are one of the most highly rated duo’s in the country, who deliver a fiery, energy fuelled array of acoustic music styles. Weaving effortlessly between Bluegrass, Gypsy Jazz, Folk and Pop, their performances are sure to capture the imagination.

Having won a coveted “Danny Kyle” Award at Celtic Connections, the duo have gone on to dazzle audiences ever since. In 2012 they were commissioned to write 10 minutes of new music to celebrate the life of the renowned piper Gordon Duncan, which was then performed to a sold out Perth Concert Hall. In 2013 the duo released their debut album “For the Many”. Making full use of the recording studio, as well as some of Scotlands most in-demand session musicians, the project soon took on a life of its own.

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#100happydays Can You Complete The Challenge?

Can you be happy for 100 days in a row?

We live in times when busy schedules have become something to boast about. While the speed of life increases, there is less and less time to enjoy the moment that you are in. The ability to appreciate the moment, the environment and yourself in it.

71% of people tried to complete this challenge, but failed quoting lack of time as the main reason.These people simply did not have time to be happy. Do you?
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Progress Update: LGBTS Community Campaign

Progress Update: LGBTS Community Campaign.


Bring Them To Scunthorpe

OK so we want to know, If a promoter put their selves on the line to bring a wanted act to the town, who would you want them to bring?

Mentions before have been a popular band called “Orphan Boy” they will be joining the May Tacheless All Dayer. But we want to know if you could watch an act/band in your hometown, well known or under the radar and who are realistically costed under £1,000 per performance booking, this is eliminating suggestions like Tinie Tempah & Jessie J like acts as obviously they are pushing anyone’s budget.

Who do you think would get a good attendance and sell out in Scunthorpe? We want to know what you think!


New Single: The Torn – “Take It”

Torn BandThe Torn are a Doncaster four piece rock band formed in 2005. Made up of Damian Dalton-Smith on Lead Vocals, Tim “Tay” Taylor on Bass, Nick Berry (not the one from Heartbeat although this would be strangely awesome if it were) on Lead Guitar, Nick also does the direction and design for the video shoots,  and Ben Mullins on Drums.
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Free Download: The Hubbards “Is It Me?”

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This song, I can’t even say why I love it so much. I heard it on our local BBC Introducing radio station and it just caught me from the word go. It’s just one of those songs you stick on repeat. The band are from Hull and it consists of Reuben on bass and singing
Alex guitar and singing, Ronan guitar and sometimes singing & Joe drums and on the odd occasion singing. So basically they all have ago at singing.

The tune cannot be deemed to be down beat at all, it’s really lyrics you can shout back at the band, I particularly like the repetitive echo seeming vocals in some parts. It is just a rather infectious sound with the guitar riffs, it almost sounds a little electro influenced. The slow drum beat really works for the rest of the composition of the track.  In my eyes this really is…

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Quick Review: Jam Sessions At The Riveters Pub Scunthorpe

Quick Review: Jam Sessions At The Riveters Pub Scunthorpe.


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