Funding boost for coastal towns

Coastal towns across the UK are set to receive £29 million in extra funding, the Treasury announced.

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Skegness hits back at being branded UK's most deprived resort

Councillors in Skegness have attacked a government report that branded the resort as the most deprived in the UK. In a report based on poverty figures, the Lincolnshire seaside town - famous for the Jolly Fisherman and Butlins - came out with the worst record.

At the resort today, they were testing out a ferry service as one way of bringing in tourists from other areas. Calendar spoke to Cllr. Dick Edginton of east Lindsay District Council

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