Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Boss Who Led a Theatre out of Risk to Step Down

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Boss Who Led a Theatre out of Risk to Step Down

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Byline: Patrick Joseph Reporter jnl.newsdesk@ncjmedia.co.uk

THE man who has led the group trying to save a listed theatre on Tyneside is to step down from his role after more than 12 years.

Malcolm Dix has taken his final bow as chairman of the Tyne Theatre & Opera House Preservation Trust.

He is one of only three of the original trustees still on the board, and had been chairman since the formation of the trust 12 years ago.

The trust became the owner of the Opera House in 2008, after being transferred from Newcastle City Council.

The theatre is leased by SMG, who also run the nearby Newcastle Arena, while the Chinese Community lease an ICT centre within the building from the trust.

Two bids for Heritage Lottery Funding to restore the theatre to its full glory have been unsuccessful and the trust is how to move fo bid to the H Fund.

Mr Dix, wh missed a meet during his 12 man, has agre vice president name to an im list of local lum ies that includ Sting, Alan Shearer and Ant and Dec. …

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