Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Talk of the Town Award

Saltburns' excellent and informative local magazine, Talk of the Town, has won the category of 'Best Community Magazine' in the Redcar & Cleveland Voluntary Development Agency's annual award ceremony. The award was presented to the editor, Ian Tyas, who has been running the magazine for the past 4 years. The ceremony took place on Friday 9th June at Redcar Racecourse. The award was presented by the Mayor, Councillor Mary Ovens, who said that 'Talk of the Town' was the "..real voice of the people in Saltburn." Ian Tyas said he was delighted to win the award, after missing out on it in previous years.
The magazine is distributed freely to local residents and has a current circulation of 4,300.
It has developed and grown a lot bigger since it's 16 page first issue. June's magazine, the 60th edition of 'Talk of the Town', has a record 52 pages.

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