Bands battle in Selston

A BATTLE of the bands competition in Selston is due to see 16 local acts slug it out for a £1,000 prize during June and July.

The Railway Inn on Station Road in the village is staging the event and putting up the cash prize for the winner.

The 16 acts will face off in four heats starting on Wednesday, June 20, and running each Wednesday until July 11. Voting is to take place on the night. The first heat will feature Stereo Espionage, Slam Doubt, Absolution and Best Serve Chilled. The semi-final and final set for Saturday, July 21, and Sunday, July 22.