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How your votes in the People's Projects made a difference in your communities

Credit: ITV News

Next week is the return of The People's Projects - where you have the chance to decide where up to £150,000 of National Lottery funding is spent in our region.

The People's Projects is a partnership between ITV and the Big Lottery Fund to help community groups improve people's lives.

We've been back to two winners from last year - The Ragroof Players in Margate, and Rising Voices in Poole - to see what a difference the money has made.

Meridian East:

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