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Anger at plans to sell off Pier Field

Campaigners are angry at plans to sell a controversial piece of land on Skegness's seafront to the highest bidder.

After a 6 month bidding process, planners have recommended that East Lindsey District Council should sell Pier Field to whoever offers the most money.

Save Our Foreshore group has been fighting to save the land

Today the council refused to reveal the name of the highest bidder until the full council meeting on December 2nd, saying it was for "commercial reasons." Campaigners have called a public meeting for tomorrow evening.

Arson suspected in blaze at disused adventure park

Police investigating a large fire at a former seafront attraction in Skegness say they believe it may have been started deliberately.

Four fire crews were called out to the disused adventure park 'The Lost World' on North Parade just after five o clock this morning. No one was hurt.

Officers say they're now investigating the blaze as arson and are asking anyone with any information about the fire to contact them.


Road: A158 Candlesby, Lincs, road closed due to barn fire

The A158 at Candlesby in Lincolnshire is closed in both directions between A1028 Baker's Lane/B1196 (Gunby Roundabout) and Chalk Pit Lane due to a large barn fire.

The blaze broke out at around 7.45am. Fire crews are at the scene. Police have advised the road will be closed for most of the day.

There are reports of delays and congestion. Traffic is being affected between Skegness and Horncastle.

Orphaned seal Celebration released back into wild

A seal pup that was found stranded in a field in Lincolnshire has been released back into the wild.

Celebration the seal was surrounded by 30 cows when he was discovered by a walker back in June.

The pup spent 16 weeks at a sanctuary in Skegness, where he was nurtured back to health.

Adam Fowler went to see her off:


Witness appeal over Skegness fire

Police investigating a large fire at a derelict warehouse in Skegness are asking anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area to get in touch.

The fire, in Heath Road, was reported at around 5.30pm yesterday and tackled by around 50 firefighters. The scene remains cordoned off whilst police, forensic, and fire investigators establish the cause.

Large fire at disused warehouse in Skegness

Firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a disused warehouse in Skegness. People are advised to avoid the area due to smoke.

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