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Musicians celebrate lottery award
MUSIC lovers and historians are celebrating after a bumper lottery grant was awarded to restore Colchester’s Moot Hall organ.
The Heritage Lottery Fund granted £416,000 to the project which will ensure the historic organ can be brought back into use.
Former Colchester mayor Nigel Chapman, who launched the appeal to save the organ 11 years ago, said: “I am delighted. It is absolutely brilliant.