New Conservative Club Opens in Skegness

CONSERVATISM SKEGNESS NEW CLUB OPENED The Conservative cause had a strong’ impetus to-day, when a handsome club for the Conservatives the town and district was opened by Lord Willoughby of Enderby member for the Horncastle Division. Mr. Henry Chaplin and Mr George Doughty were unfortunately unable attend. In declaring the club, which faces the Roman…

Elections – 7 days to Polling Day

WITH just seven days to go until the elections on Thursday, May 7 residents are urged to check details of their Polling Station on their Polling Cards. This year not only will there be National ‘General’ Elections on Thursday, May 7, where you will choose your MP, there will also be District Council elections and…

King John’s Treasure

THE DISCOVERY OF A SUPPOSED RELIC It was briefly reported the other day that while digging for dams on the sand banks at Gedney Drove End, the fringe of the Wash a few miles from King’s Lynn, Wisbech publican at the latter end of last year found, about eighteen inches below the surface, a cup,…

Local Girls on Skegness 1920s Postcards

These ’20s models were local girls THE 1920 view of Skegness central beach we published last week turns out to have been a postcard view for which two local girls were asked to pose. The photographer’s wife chose them because of their pretty check dresses and he took a number of photos of the three of them…

Brickyard Chimney Goes Crashing

THIS photo of the 90-foot tall chimney at Burgh Old Road, toppling to the ground, was taken by Skegness Standard photographer Eric Spencer, from a video film of the demolition made by Mr R. H. Thornalley, building and joinery contractor of Burgh Old Road. According to Mr Joseph Chell, of Croft, who helped to build…