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Radio: retail, leisure and art to bring new life to English seaside

The Victorian splendour of many of Britain’s coastal towns has long faded. Many of them rank among our most economically deprived communities. The Southend-born writer Farrah Jarral talks to people who believe in a brighter future by the seaside, including an entrepreneur with a vision for the Wirral. Is he our New Victorian? … visit BBC Radio 4 to hear full broadcast of Positive Thinking

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CGI of proposed Iona Village Hall

Iona nears funding target for multimedia/ multipurpose hall

WT Architecture is to commence delivery of a new village hall for the Isle of Iona this month, seven years after first getting involved with the community trust. A design team comprising Morham & Brotchie, David Narro Associates and Max Fordham has been assembled to deliver the community-managed facility which will replace an existing hall dating from 1928 which is no longer fit for purpose. The new hall will provide a space for sport, music, cinema and events as well as meeting rooms and an informal gathering space designed to…

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Aerial CGI of the Beach Cafe for Martello Park, Felixstowe Picture: PLAICE DESIGN CO LTD

Felixstowe: operator sought for £1million beachside café

A search has been launched to find an operator for a beachside café/restaurant to be built as part of a multi-million pound seafront regeneration project. Share article from Ipswich Star on facebookTweet article from Ipswich Starpost article from Ipswich Star on reddit email article from Ipswich Star Share East Suffolk Council and its agents Fleurets believe the exciting design and location for the venture at Felixstowe’s Martello Park will bring interest nationwide from companies and individuals wanting to take it on. Planning permission has already been agreed for the café/restaurant,…

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