Maidstone gets ready to party

Revellers are getting ready for a brand new festival in Maidstone this weekend featuring bands like Sister Sledge and Brand New Heavies.

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Isle of Wight Festival 2014 - music and / or football!

by Dave Russell

Thousands of people have travelled to the Isle of Wight for this weekend's annual music festival. The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Calvin Harris and Kings of Leon are just some of the acts performing this year.

Making a choice between watching England in the World Cup tonight or the big act of the day was a dilemma for some. A big screen has been set up on site to show the match. We asked some festival-goers, including former Pompey goalie David James, what they would be doing. Dave Russell reports.

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Giant footsteps taken in heroes' festival

The Fuse Medway Festival 2014 is underway this weekend. The event transforms the area's streets into open spaces with free arts events. The opening parade was the Medway Heroes Carnival - Walking in the Footsteps of Giants - celebrating the areas historic figures and local heroes.

The rest of the weekend will feature circus, theatre and dance performances and a Big Picnic in Rochester on Sunday. For more information you can visit the Fuse Medway Festival website.

The Medway Heroes Carnival in Gillingham Credit: Rikard Osterland
The Medway Heroes Carnival in Gillingham Credit: Rikard Osterland
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Harrison Ford 'breaks ankle' during Star Wars filming

The Star Wars and Indiana Jones star was airlifted to hospital.
The Star Wars and Indiana Jones star was airlifted to hospital. Credit: Domine-Wyters/ABACA

Star Wars actor Harrison Ford has broken his ankle during filiming of the new Star Wars film, according to reports.

The BBC claims that the 71-year-old sustained the injury after a garage door fell on him while on the set of Star Wars: Episode VII at Pinewood Studios in Buckinghamshire.

Ford, who plays Hans Solo, was airlifted to John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford for treatment yesterday.

A spokesman for Thames Valley police said: "We were called just after 5pm to reports of a 71-year-old man being injured in an incident believed to involve a garage door."

Disney, which now owns the Star Wars franchise, says filming will continue while Ford recuperates.

Read: Harrison Ford injured on set of Star Wars

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Harrison Ford admitted to John Radcliffe Hospital after being injured filming new Star Wars film

Hollywood actor Harrison Ford Credit: ITV news

Hollywood star Harrison Ford has been admitted to the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford after being injured on the set of the latest Star Wars film.

The 71-year-old actor is reported to have suffered an ankle injury whilst filming at Pinewood Studios, in Buckinghamshire.

Aiming for World Cup glory

The World Cup starts next Thursday. And while many of us are arguing over which team will win - There's another fiercely fought battle going on.

The fight to become this year's top World Cup SONG.

As Andrew Pate found out, a group from Horsham are hoping their charity tune will come out on top.

He spoke to songwriter SImon King and keyboard player Graham Noon.

The Song "Sing Out for England" (Brazil 2014) is raising money for Cancer Research UK.

Useful links:

https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/sing-out-for-england-brazil/id881935136**

http://www.facebook.com/singoutforengland**

@eversfielduk (twitter)**

** #singoutforengland



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