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Skegness dinosaur theme park investment

Hoteliers and businesses are welcoming more investment in Skegness. A private investor has put £250,000 into developing a dinosaur theme park on the seafront.

The Dinosaur Adventure Park

The attraction is expected to create around 40 jobs long term. The local council says it's part of £25m that's being invested in the area for the future.

The Dinosaur Adventure Park

It comes after Butlins in Skegness opened a £16m water park, creating dozens of new jobs for the town.

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Skegness goes prehistoric

Lost World Dinosaur Park Credit: Lost World Adventure Park

Part of the promenade in Skegness has been redeveloped to create a dinosaur park aimed at educating children. Private investors are involved in the project. The park already has a black lit 3D golf and interactive 4D dinosaur trail. An amphitheatre, museum and cinema are planned for next year.

Inside the park Credit: Lost World Adventure Park
One of the dinosaurs Credit: Lost World Adventure Park

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Shots allegedly fired into school grounds

A woman's been arrested after gunshots were allegedly fired into a school in Skegness.

Armed police were called to Seathorne Primary yesterday when teachers reported pellets being shot into the grounds from a home which backs onto the school. The children were quickly moved inside. A 34-year-old woman's today being questioned by detectives.

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