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Community cinema receives funding to open in Ingol

Posted on - 17th February, 2016 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Ingol, Preston News, Tanterton
Tanterton Community Centre has not been open and used as much as residents would like Pic: Google

Tanterton Community Centre Pic: Google

Curtain up is coming to a new community cinema in Ingol.

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Nearly £2,000 as been given to the Tanterton Village Centre for its new venture.

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Trustee Bill Shannon said they were aiming to get more young people using the centre.

He said: “We wanted a way to get more teenagers into the building and using the facilities.

“Since we took the centre back over from the council in 2014 it has been a real success, but engaging younger people is a challenge.”

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Former councillor Mr Shannon said the money was to be used to buy a projector and the licences to show films.

He said: “It’s not cheap to show films as we had to buy a licence. The type of licence we’ve bought means we won’t charge for them, so all screenings are to be free.

“We want to show a range of films for all ages. We’ll be bringing back the Saturday matinee I think.”

Funding of £1,960 for the community cinema is being allocated by Preston City Council’s community innovation fund.

The cinema is due to begin operating from May onwards.

What do you think of the community cinema idea? Will you be going? Let us know in the comments below

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