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Royal Paper Sealed in Burgh Pub Wall

QUEEN Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee was commemorated with the publication of a special eight-page Daily Mail — and where better to see it than the village put The Swan at Burgh. Landlord Bob Gilbert has planned to seal the gold-printed paper in the wide wails at The Swan along with two copies of The Standard and…

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WW1 Candlelit Vigil in Skegness

A candle-lit vigil was held in Compass Gardens, Skegness to mark the centenary of declaration of World War One on the 4th August, 2014. The event was organised by Skegness man, Trevor Burnham. The Mayor of Skegness, Cllr George Saxon, joined forces with members of Skegness Branch of the  British Legion and residents of Skegness, to…

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Lights Out in Skegness to Remember WW1

Illuminations will go out and time will stand still in Skegness next month as a silent reminder of those who lost their lives in the First World War Darkness will descend and time will stand still in Skegness on August 4 as we remember those who lost their lives during the First World War. On…

Arcadia and Tower Cinema Sold

SKEGNESS ENTERTAINMENTS. ARCADIA AND TOWER CINEMA DISPOSED OF.  TAKEN OVER NOTTINGHAM SYNDICATE. Thousands of Midlands visitors to Skegness will be interested the news that Mr. Fred Clements, the well-known entertainment provider, has disposed of his Arcadia Theatre and the Tower Cinema to the Parade Cinema Company, a Nottingham syndicate. Some 18 months ago the company opened…

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Skegness Train Station Reopening

The Skegness train station was officially opened today after extensive refurbishing. The cutting of the ribbon was performed by Mayor of Skegness Cllr George Saxon with the help of the Skegness Jolly Fisherman. To mark the occasion, a re-enactment of the Skegness Barrowboys took place, along with a mini ‘play’ written by local man, Ben…

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Fell Into Sulphuric Acid

A Narrow Escape An accident which might have been followed by more seroius results, happened recently to Mr S R Naylor, son of Mr F W Naylor, of Hildred’s Hotel, who is employed at Mr Hall’s Drug Store in Lumley Road. He was in the yard and was standing on a case, close by a…

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Wooden Serviette Ring Salvaged from Wreck

Mrs Joyce Haley of Skegness, who was Miss Culley before her marriage, lived in Chapel St Leopards for many years and has joined our happy band of villagers who have something to recall of the `old’ days. Joyce is photographed with a serviette ring `acquired’ from a Dutch vessel which was driven ashore near Chapel…