The Heritage Lottery says was a long queue for cash and they couldn't stretch to £4.5m for Colwyn Bay pier.
The council have bought it but former owner Steve Hunt is still pursuing legal action over this point. The case is due in county court.
The news leaked by Mr Hunt. Heritage Lottery were planning to release press statement tomorrow. They're puzzled how Mr Hunt found out.
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Well what a difference a day makes! It's the calm after the storm today!
A fraudster who pretended to be in a coma for two years was caught by police going on shopping trips and holidays with his family.
After yesterday's fun and games today will feel much calmer altogether!