Monthly Archive
for: ‘February, 2009’

URA Star YouTube Channel

You can now keep up to date with everything going on behind the scenes of URA Star on the URA Star YouTube Channel. Let Witness be your guide! Here is a snippet from the diary of The Witness:

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The birth of URAStar

URAStar, or URA*, is now live. Hosted by award winning artist Witness at Birmingham’s NIA on 24 March. URA* is a concert for young people to encourage responsible living through education about knife crime, anti social behaviour, young pregnancies to name but a few. 5,000 Pupils from schools across Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry will be …

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Birmingham fights knife crime

The crackdown on knife crime has increased immensely in the last few months, nowhere more so than in schools, as pupils start their new school term greeted by airport-style metal detectors in the fight against knife crime. The charity ‘Crimestoppers’ is targeting a campaign at young people in ten regions across England and Wales including …

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URAStar headliner Witness spreads the message to local schools

Acclaimed locally based rapper Witness has been touring schools around Birmingham promoting the message of his URAStar and Foundations For Life campaign. Witness played a well recieved performance at Washword Heath Community College on Monday 23 March and he is set to play at Wheelers Lane, Deansfield High, Caludon Castle, and Aston Manor over the …

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Meet Witness

URA* is the brainchild of Lee Bank born Gospel Reggae/Dancehall artist Witness.  Witness is one of the UK’s most prolific artists of his genre with a string of awards and achievements recognising his already successful 11-year career, which has seen him perform to audiences in the UK and abroad. He had a deep love for music from …

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Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust to support URAStar

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) is the latest organisation to pledge their allegiance to the URAStar concert at the NIA on 24 March. BSMHFT is hoping to use the concert to raise awareness of the mental health issues that afflict thousands of young people up and down the country. Ignorance towards the …

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