Friday, January 28, 2022

Tag: yorkshire

‘Fantastic’ return for Hull Fair

Hull Fair success
The Yorkshire Section of the Showmen’s Guild celebrated the successful return of Hull Fair last week, as rides and attractions began the journey home on Friday after eight “fantastic” days for several thousands of people at the MKM Stadium.

Starmer calls for Yorkshire coast investment

Sir Keir Starmer Yorkshire seaside coast investment
Sir Keir Starmer has called for increased investment in seaside infrastructure along the Yorkshire coast, as part of an ambitious plan to save declining high streets.

Public backs fair’s return in online media survey

Fairs online survey Kirklees
An online survey on a widely read media website has stirred resentment amongst the public and the fairground comunity. The paper got more than it bargained for.

Yorkshire’s showmen keep spirit of Hull Fair alive despite Covid cancellation

Hull Fair
The Yorkshire Section of the Showman’s Guild honoured the 800-year old charter of Hull Fair with a flying chair ride in Queen’s Square this week, despite the event being cancelled for the first time since WWII due to coronavirus.

New calls rally for development in Scarborough “now more than ever”

scarborough regeneration seaside towns
The local media in Yorkshire are raising the pressure on local authorities to regenerate the region’s coastal jewel, Scarborough.

Yvette Cooper joins Tickets2Wishes family fun day

vette Cooper Funstation Xscape Tickets2Wishes
Yvette Cooper joined families at Xscape in Yorkshire recently for a VIP event arranged by the Rays of Sunshine children’s charity, supported by Bacta’s..

Will flamingos land in the future?

Construction site
The demolition the Futurist Theatre in Scarborough is now complete, freeing up a prime piece of real-estate on the Yorkshire town’s seafront. Built by Frank Tugwell, the architect behind the Savoy Theatre in London, the Futurist originally opened as a cinema in 1921. With a capacity of over 2,100 seats, it was one of the largest theatres in the north of...

Investment key to growth in Flamingo Land returns

Flamingo Land
The owners of Yorkshire’s Flamingo Land have set a clear example of how investing in your key assets can pave the way to increased success.   Major investment in key areas of Yorkshire’s Flamingo Land theme park has yielded welcome growth in both turnover and pre-tax profits. The Malton-based facility, which comprises a theme park, zoo and holiday village, saw pre-tax...

Flamingo land opens motorsport attraction

motor sport
North Yorkshire theme park, Flamingo Land, has opened its latest high-octane ride experience, as the amusements destination looks to build upon positive summer performances.   The new motorsport attraction, Flamingo 1, features a 300-metre track, tight turns, and a central flyover for visitors to race self-drive karts around in three individual lanes. While most of the track is outdoors, it passes through...