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International campaign wants to celebrate cinema

Everybody who loves movies longs for the moment that movie theaters worldwide will re-open again. Because everybody knows there is no better place to experience a movie than in a cinema with friends and family. A new online campaign with roots in The Netherlands wants to celebrate cinema in a time that the corona virus makes us stay at home. Holland Film Nieuws, the Dutch trade magazine for cinemas, came up with a campaign that celebrates the memories of going to the movies by using the hashtag #celebratecinema. Well-known actresses,…

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Artist impression of long-awaited Northern Gateway cinema complex, Colchester

Northern Gateway construction gets underway

Construction work on a long-awaited cinema and leisure complex is set to begin next summer, Colchester Council has revealed. Turnstone Estates received permission for its Northern Gateway Leisure Development, on land off the A12 near Colchester United’s Jobserve Community Stadium, in 2016. It was set to feature up to a dozen restaurants, a hotel, leisure facilities and a 12-screen Cineworld Cinema. But the proposals were delayed due to a downturn in the restaurant market. However, next week Colchester Council’s cabinet is being asked to approve amendments to the make up…

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Scaffold structure of the Edinburgh Christmas Market

Organiser’s triple threat to cancel Edinburgh Christmas Market

Correspondence obtained by the Evening News lays bare the fraying relationship between Edinburgh City Council and Underbelly Underbelly’s director threatened to cancel Edinburgh’s Christmas Market and Hogmanay three times as tense negotiations over the so-called ‘space deck’ endangered the Capital’s festive celebrations. Emails and letters obtained by the Evening News paint a picture of Edinburgh City Council and Underbelly facing significant internal and external pressure with relationships beginning to strain to “breaking point” as the scandal which rocked both organisations took hold. They also lay bare Underbelly’s concerns about the…

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