Votes pouring in for Brighouse Has Talent

The Brighouse Echo presents Brighouse Has Talent logo
The Brighouse Echo presents Brighouse Has Talent logo

The votes are pouring in for the acts in the Brighouse Echo presents Brighouse Has Talent.

Since the polls opened on Monday, we’ve had more than 1,200 votes as readers log onto our website to watch videos of the performers and choose their favourite act.

The top ten acts as voted by our readers will go through to the live grand final at Brighouse Civic Hall on Monday, December 1.

Just over 48 hours into the voting stage it’s neck and neck at the top of the polls.

Majorette twirler Dionne Pamment leads the way, closely followed by 11-year-old singer Ophelia Ormerod.

Here are the top five as it stands so far:

Dionne Pamment - 193

Ophelia Ormerod - 192

Donnie Catlin - 157

Eliza McCann - 145

Jade Maguire - 135

Once Geronimo are in sixth place, followed by Chloe Wray and Scott Binns, and teenage singing duo Halo.

Still with work to do to secure their place in the final are Guy Walker, Andrew Hawley, Grace Tordoff, Lily Payton, Gus Turner and Julie Woolridge.

Voting remains open until 5pm on Tuesday, November 25.

To vote for your favourite, go to and leave a comment on the article about that act.

Or simply like the article on Facebook, tweet it on Twitter or share the story.

Alternatively, fill in the voting coupon which will be printed in the Brighouse Echo on Thursday, November 20, and post it to: Brighouse Has Talent voting, FAO Dominic Brown, Brighouse Echo, Courier Buildings, King Cross Street, Halifax, HX1 2SF.

Videos of all the acts are online on our website for you to view.

On the homepage click News, then Local and all the videos are there to watch.

And see tomorrow’s Echo for photos of all the performers.

The Brighouse Echo presents Brighouse Has Talent is sponsored by Lattitude7, Bricks4Kidz and Sleigh & Story, and supported by Brighouse Business Initiative.