Blue Flag Award for Skegness 2015

Three East Lindsey District Council-managed beaches have been recognised amongst the best in the world DISTRICT Council-managed beaches in Skegness, Mablethorpe and Sutton on Sea have once again been awarded Blue Flag status proving that East Lindsey has some of the best beaches in the world. Central Beach Skegness, Central Beach Mablethorpe and Central Beach…

Lincolnshire’s Largest Bible

The following story about Lincolnshire’s largest bible appeared in a 1937 issue of a Skegness newspaper. The burning questions is…does this bible still exist today? If YOU know where it is, we’d love to hear from you! Lincolnshire’s Largest Bible WE HAVE all heard of record breaking holly-hocks and vegetable marrows of such incredible proportions that they had…

Ancient Burial Ground Cock Hill Burgh

LINCOLNSHIRE COCKPIT During last summer the curiosity of thousands of motorists their way to Skegness was aroused by the fact that excavations were being carried on by students at the mound near Burgh Church. It is interesting to learn that the mound, which is known as Cock Hill, revealed some Interesting finds. A college committee…

SORRY, SKEGNESS!

B.B.C. DID NOT KNOW ABOUT OUR INDOOR CIRCUS Last week’s Radio Times, publishes an apology to the Winter Gardens! ‘Circus management, Skegness. When the big Yarmouth night was broadcast a fortnight ago, the Radio Times mentioned that the Norfolk resort and Blackpool were the only seaside resorts! which boasted an indoor circus, and they made the…

Suffragettes at Skegness

Two suffragettes, fortunately not of the militant type, held two meetings from a landau near the railway station on Saturday afternoon and evening last. A large crowd of both sexes gathered at each meeting and the speakers were accorded a good hearing. The ‘Votes for Women’ movement was expounded in an able and interesting manner,…

Votes for Women – chalkings on pavement

To advertise the suffragettes meeting last Saturday, the words ”Votes for Women” followed by an announcement of the meetings had been chalked upon the pavements in the town [Skegness]. One of these in a prominent position was altered to ”Ropes for Women”, which caused much amusement to passers-by. Mr Asquith would probably concurr. Source: Skegness…