Article Source: Michael Dineen
First Published: 23 July 2020 10:49
Updated: 6 August 2020 11:16
The quest to have Scotland’s very first ever Lego set endorsed by the Lego Group took one step closer to becoming a reality last week when the number of supporters surpassed the half way mark and now stands at over 6,500.
After two years since the IDEA was uploaded to the LegoIDEAS portal, and further to an extensive amount of campaigning, support for the fantastic idea is starting to attract some serious momentum. Having surpassed the 5,000 mark Michael Dineen now has until September 2021 to receive the 10,000 supporters required in order for Lego to consider his proposal.
Part of the campaign trail included spending two days displaying the model at Glasgow Central Station where Michael was filmed as part of series two, episode 5; of the BBC documentary “Inside Central Station”.
“This was a fantastic experience and one I’m very grateful to have been offered as it presented my idea to a wider audience which is exactly what I needed”.
Michael is very passionate about his model and particularly proud of the fact that it teaches those building it the fundamental elements of bridge design, and in particular how the real Forth Bridge was built.
If you would like to support Michael in his venture visit: https://ideas.lego.com
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