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Town Hall

A meeting in which management makes a presentation to all staff, followed by a question and answer session. Town halls are sometimes accused of being scripted in order to give the appearance of transparency without actually providing any useful information.
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Now it has emerged that the Old Town Hall Quarter is on the verge of being sold to Dinosauria Ltd, an entertainment business which has had plans to create a top attraction in the North East for several years.
The Old Town Hall is the only surviving purpose-built Victorian town hall in Tyne and Wear and is one of only five comparable listed Victorian town halls in the North East.
A replacement town hall cafe will open in the St Peter's Square side of the town hall extension by the end of the year.
The gig adds to an impressive town hall comedy line-up for 2018, with Jon Richardson (May 18), Russell Brand (May 31), Daliso Chaponda (June 9), Sarah Millican (June 13, 14 and 15), Jason Manford (July 6), Joe Lycett (September 29) and Ross Noble (December 8) all heading to Teesside as the town hall diary takes exciting shape ahead of reopening after its major refurbishment.
From left, Michael and David Leadbeater, who performed an Everly Brothers tribute show, part of the Evening of Nostalgia in September 2002 at Huddersfield Town Hall.
But down the years this impressive 18th century building has seen more than its fair share of celebs, footballers and crowds who have marched, applauded, lunched - and appeared on the balcony of - the town hall.
Tension rose for several hours after supporters of a mayoral candidate closed the gates of the town hall, effectively detaining Catanauan Mayor Ramon Orfanel and his group.
Speaking about the annual Town Hall Meetings, CEO Tim Murray said:
That is, until June 24: The doors of town hall closed.
Chris Baldock, Director of Performances, said: "The Christmas and early New Year period is a crucial time of year for Town Hall and Symphony Hall and we are delighted to be able to report such strong business results.
The technology behind telephone town halls allows vendors to call tens of thousands of people in minutes, and then allows participants to ask questions or use their keypad to signal their willingness to volunteer on behalf of a candidate or cause.
But others could see Birkenhead town hall become the main civic centre - or a newly-built "town hall" created for councillors.