Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: culture

Happyland leads new Bournemouth development strategy

Bournemouth seafront development strategy Happyland arcade
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council has published its draft Seafront Development Strategy, which includes plans to redevelop the former Happyland Amusements site.

Interview call for pub machine history book

Peter Weir book machine history
Author and machine supplier Peter Weir is calling on members of the pub machine manufacturing and supply industry to share memories of the sector between the years of 1968 and 2018 for an upcoming book.

Southend Pier to raise profile with webcam installation

Southend Pier council plans
Southend councillors have announced ambitious new plans to raise the profile of the town’s iconic pier, including 360 degree webcams, a dedicated website, and special events booking.

Dover MP continues to push for council control of Godden’s Banksy

Dover MP pushing council control over Godden's Banksy
Dover and Deal MP Charlie Elphicke has revealed he continues to press Dover District Council to list the Godden family’s Banksy mural.

The odd couple: The cathedral and a 55ft helter skelter

cathedral helter skelter
As part of the Seeing it Differently project, Norwich Cathedral has installed a full-size helter skelter in its West End Nave, allowing visitors to view..

Gala Leisure to relaunch all clubs as Buzz Bingo with two-year £40 million investment plan

Gala Bingo
Bingo is back, according to Gala Leisure, as the operator prepares to re-launch all its clubs with a new name; Buzz Bingo - and the aim of bringing a bigger sense of community to Britain’s favourite game. Gala Leisure, which currently trades its bingo hall’s under the licensed name Gala Bingo, is set to re-launch as Buzz Bingo. The new...

New DCMS leader appointed weeks before final FOBT decision

Coinslot Matt Hancock DCMS
Following a cabinet reshuffle on 8 January, Matt Hancock will be the Secretary of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport - the man that decides the fate of the UK’s high-street gaming landscape.   Matt Hancock, the MP for West Suffolk, has been promoted to Secretary of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) following Monday’s government cabinet reshuffle, and will take the...

Bollom backs Swansea for City of Culture title

Coinslot - Swansea Culture Mumbles
John Bollom, chairman of Swansea’s family-owned Mumbles Pier, is backing his city’s bid to be crowned the UK City of Culture 2021.   According to the competition’s rules, the Welsh coastal city must prove its bid is centred around heritage, and that it will build on existing investment it receives from the lottery fund. Bollom hopes that a successful bid will...