Destined appeals for lots of votes

A Derry-based project for people with learning difficulties has appealed to the North West's public to vote them into the final of a National Lottery awards competition.

Destined is one of seven Northern Ireland groups through to the semi-finals of the National Lottery Awards 2010 with its Access to Citizenship Project.

Destined founder Dermott O’Hara, is urging the Derry public to give one final push and take the group through to the finals in London.

“We know that the people of Derry and their enthusiasm will take us through to the finals – all we need now is a final effort before Friday.”

The winning project in each category will take part in a star studded BBC1 TV show later this year and will receive 2,000.

Voting for the semi-finals ends at midday on Friday June 18. To register your vote for Destined’s Access to Citizenship category call: 08446861992 or vote online at:

The three projects in each of the seven categories with the highest number of votes will go through to the final round of public voting in July.