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Belfast Lough Sailability Bids for People's Millions

8th November 2010
Belfast Lough Sailability Bids for People's Millions

NI sailing charity Belfast Lough Sailability has been shortlisted for the finals of The People’s Millions award.

The People’s Millions is a partnership between the Big Lottery Fund and ITV through which the public decides which local community projects will get up to £50,000 of UK National Lottery funding.

Voting begins at 9am on Wednesday 24 November when anyone in Northern Ireland and across the UK can vote for a wide range of worthy causes.

Winning the People's Millions award would allow the Carrickfergus-based disabled sailing charity to purchase a wheelchair accessible Sea Rover safety boat.

This would enable Belfast Lough Sailability to provide full on-the-water support from the sailors’ carers and families, as well as a stable wheelchair-friendly platform from which to coach.

Friends and fans of the charity can show their support by sharing the special Facebook page or registering on the People's Millions website.

Published in Belfast Lough
MacDara Conroy

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