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SALFORD COUNCIL WINS ANOTHER AWARD
 

Star date: 8th January 2010

PRIVATE EYE HONOURS SALFORD COUNCIL

We interrupt the final leg of the MARY BURNS AWARDS to announce that Salford City Council has won yet another award, a second gong for the Carlos Acosta Ballet at The Lowry last summer, following its Mary Burns Award for the same deed.

The Council won Private Eye's Value For Money Award section in the Rotten Boroughs Awards 2009.

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Salford Council's Private Eye Value for Money Award has been given in recognition of giving value for money re the Carlos Acosta ballet at The Lowry as part of the Manc International Festival. The magazine stated…

"Salford City Council spent more than £9000 so that nine local teenagers could briefly meet Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta at the Lowry Centre – considerably more than it would have cost to fly them all to Cuba for a week's stay in a four-star hotel, including an evening at the ballet in Havana…"

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