Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Theatre's Calling for Your Support in PS50k TV Bid

Newspaper article Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)

Theatre's Calling for Your Support in PS50k TV Bid

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Byline: Mike Morgan Reporter mike.morgan@eveninggazette.co.uk

SALTBURN Community Theatre has secured a place in the final of the People's Millions Big Lottery Fund giveaway - with up to PS50,000 up for grabs.

The theatre will feature on ITV news with viewers being asked to vote for their favourite cause.

Arts development promoter for the theatre association Wilma Gardiner-Gill said: "We're absolutely thrilled that all our hard work has paid off to get us through to the final.

"X-Factor finalist Abi Alton has appeared on our stage several times in the past and we're all supporting her in her call for votes.

"Please support us in a cause that will benefit the whole community."

The popular theatre will go head to head with Wooler Royal Voluntary Service.

Two projects will battle it out on November 25, 26 and 27. The three winners with most TV votes and a runner up will then receive funding for their various schemes.

If successful, the Saltburn theatre will use the cash to refurbish the popular venue on Albion Terrace - re-upholstering the theatre seats and replacing lighting and sound equipment. …

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