Platform up for two gongs

A MORECAMBE entertainment venue is in the running for two national awards.

The Platform has been nominated as Most Improved Performer as well as Best Performer in the Civic, Cultural and Community Venue category by the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE)

Coun Ron Sands, Cabinet member with responsibility for culture and tourism, said: “This nomination is a great achievement in light of the economic downturn.

“The Platform is going from strength to strength and has managed to make improvements to the venue and increase ticket sales whilst also decreasing the operating costs.”

The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on December 1.

To find out more about The Platform and to see what events, concerts and shows are taking place and to view the latest brochure visit www.lancaster.gov.uk/platform