Prince Edward opens restored Kirton in Lindsey hall

Prince Edward
Image caption The Earl of Wessex was welcomed by school children

The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward, has officially reopened a refurbished town hall in North Lincolnshire.

He was welcomed by children from local schools who performed alongside a string quartet.

The 114-year-old Kirton in Lindsey Diamond Jubilee Town Hall has been restored to include modern facilities and access to wheelchair users.

It has been refurbished at a cost of £932,500 and has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Local residents and businesses have been supporting the restoration work.

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