Sunday, January 23, 2022

Tag: local

Council knock back Blackpool regeneration plan

Plans to turn a failing pub site into a £6.8m bingo hall have been struck down in Blackpool after the council voiced concerns about the negative impact it would have on traffic. Bingo, Club 3000 style, just isn’t worth travelling for according to Blackpool council. Blackpool Council’s planning committee has unanimously voted to oppose a £6.8m bingo project over menial...

Hero passer-bys douse flames on Skegness Pier

Coinslot -Skegness Pier flames
Two impromptu heroes leapt into action after they spotted flames emanating from a neon sign at an arcade on Skegness pier.   According to a local paper, Carl Wood and his friend Ben Cairns were driving into Skegness when they saw fire, wherein the pair promptly stopped and rushed into the arcade. “We saw the smoke and flames. The neon light was...