Skegness has been accused of staging a dirty tricks campaign against rival seaside resorts by publishing adverts showing Brighton and Blackpool riddled with graffiti. East Lindsay Council came up with the ads to promote an arts festival in Skegness later this month.
These pictures were meant to appear in local papers in Blackpool and Brighton today, but they refused to run them.
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The Met Office issue wind and rain warnings for the region for the next 24-48 hours
Dry but cloudy overnight.
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty and Christmas Day looks like being generally cold and dry, but cloudier further east