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Fireworks back on table for Wivenhoe's jubilee event
WIVENHOE could be set for a sparkling diamond jubilee after a lottery grant lit up the way for fireworks.
The organising committee for the town’s jubilee celebrations has been given £2,400 by the Big Lottery Fund’s Awards for All scheme.
The cash boost means a firework display as a grand finale to a week of celebrations could be back on the table, after initial funding estimates found it would be too expensive to run.
The group is looking to spend around £1,500 on fireworks, with the rest of the grant going on the label for the Lovely Jub ilee commemorative ale, and paying back a loan to the committee from Wivenhoe Town Council.