Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tag: Heritage Lottery Fund

Gulzar calls out council in letter to local press

Sheikh Abid Gulzar, the owner of Eastbourne Pier, has written a letter to the Eastbourne Herald lambasting the local borough council for their lack of support in maintaining and developing his pleasure pier.   “The current plight of Hastings Pier, I hope, makes people in Eastbourne aware just how challenging it is to make a pier work,” starts Gulzar’s letter, in...

Brighton digs deep to save seafront via crowdfunding

Coinslot - Brighton crowdfunding seafront
Hundreds of Brighton residents and businesses have pledged over £11,000 to restore the unique seafront monument the Madeira Terraces, as part of a crowdfunding campaign the city’s council launched last week.   More than 400 backers have contributed to the scheme to save the set of iron arches that run alongside half a mile of the seaside, in addition to a...

Bognor pier owners withdraw support for Lottery funding

Coinslot Bognor Pier Heritage Lottery Fund
The future of Bognor’s amusements soul has plunged into uncertainty after the attraction’s owners withdrew support for the Bognor Pier Trust’s Lottery funding campaign. Bognor Pier Trust has been forced to pull out of making a major bid for Lottery money after the pier’s owners withdrew their support. The news comes as a huge blow for the trust and the Friends...