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Angus Ashworth

WE'VE all had a long time during lockdown to look around our homes and that means many of us are set on a clear-out of the clutter. If that's you, STV want to hear from you for a new show that might even earn you a bob or two. STV Productions is searching for people who are clearing out their homes in and around Dumfries and Galloway to take part in a new television series, being made for Discovery-owned channel, Really, and STV. Fronted by expert auctioneer, Angus Ashworth, the producers say "this heart warming show would love to chat to people who are downsizing or need to clear out a property. Or perhaps a collection no longer brings the joy it once did – so now's the time to de-clutter and make some space. "Every clearance can uncover treasures, such as Persian rugs gathering dust in the garage, war medals and wedding crystal forgotten in the loft, even fossils and rare collectables. "Those taking part will then be put in touch with Ryedale Auctioneers where they can decide if they want to go ahead with auction – and they might make a bit of cash along the way!" Every episode will tell stories and celebrate those hidden gems in what is guaranteed to be a surprising and uplifting journey of discovery. Presenter and Yorkshire auctioneer Angus Ashworth, said: “I'm so delighted to be part of this new series. Clearing houses is something of a passion but equally I can't wait to meet new people and hear their stories as we explore the contents of the houses, hopefully unearthing some hidden gems. It's amazing what treasures can be found in amongst the clutter or hiding in an attic. If they're there, we'll find them. “It's a privilege to be invited into people's homes and I'm sure there are lots of people out there who need help with a clearance – so please get in touch, we'd love to hear from you and have a chat.” If you'd like to take part in this new series get in touch with takepart@clearout.tv or call 0141 300 3214 for an initial chat.

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