Skegness Pier. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Iconic 19th Century Skegness Pier goes onto the market

An iconic visitor attraction in Lincolnshire has been put up for sale. Specialist leisure property advise, Christie & Co has been instructed to sell Skegness Pier. Last acquired by Robin Mitchell, entrepreneur of a multi-national kiddie-ride manufacturing business established in the early 1960s, the pier has been in the same family ownership since 1976 and is being offered for sale due to retirement. The pier was officially opened on 4 June 1881, by the then Duke of Edinburgh, following a nationwide design competition. Typical of designs for the era, it…

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indoor amusement arcade. Photo- KWP

Expert views on the growth of Mixed Reality Entertainment

The Stinger Report: Reinvesting in the Entertainment Landscape | Part 3 | # 1037 Report Skinny Redefining the new phase of immersive entertainment coverage in The Stinger Report; and in this latest series of features, this third part looks at the Mixed Reality Entertainment scene’s growth, the continuing and momentous changes impacting the reality of the movie theater scene and ever-expanding landscape that is eSports, and how a new betting infrastructure could turn this business (and others) on its head. Main Report The changing shape of the Out-of-Home Entertainment landscape has been difficult…

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Dundee travel hub

Travel hub to help Dundee community and tourists alike to stay active

Work on the city’s first “active travel hub” at Waterfront Place is under way. The building will serve as a meeting point and source of information, promoting cycling and other forms of sustainable low carbon travel to residents and visitors. It will have immediate access to the National Cycle Network that runs alongside the Tay and across to Fife and will be run by Angus Cycle Hub Community Interest Company (CIC), a not for profit social enterprise dedicated to supporting cycling and active travel. Angus Cycle Hub project director Scott Francis…

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