£450k possible funding for Theatre Royal in Dumfries

Theatre Royal in Dumfries, Scotland's oldest working theatre Credit: ITV Border

The leader of Dumfries and Galloway Council, Ivor Hyslop, has invited the Theatre Royal in Dumfries to discuss potential funding of £450,000, to help redevelop the historic property.

The invitation comes after the council approved the budget for the next financial year.

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