Plain Spotting

"From ancient Greek amphitheatres to the pageant wagons from which mystery and miracle plays were performed from the 10th through to the 16th century, actors have historically been used to contending with the elements. In Elizabethan times, courtyards and inn-yard theatres gave way to purpose-built, open-roofed playhouses. The indoor theatre is a relatively new development."

Mega los Auras

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"Our task is to help create a shared vision that we can all agree on, because that’s the best way to pass the National Park on to future generations in an even better state. What do we want farming, housing, tourism, transport, business, heritage and nature conservation to look like? What sort of place do we want to grow up in or grow old in? What’s the correct balance that works best for everyone?

Hubble Bubble

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Scarborough Borough Council have so far refused to entertain any plans for a Community Asset Transfer for the former Indoor Pool building on the basis that the site is part of a future development. To date, they have refused to say who or what those development plans, if any and with who, are.

The legal wrangle brewing between Scarborough Borough Council & Benchmark over the wider area of the Sands Development is expected to be long drawn out and may take years.

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Glamp It Up

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"Despite cruises potentially being permitted from May, the situation around international travel is still uncertain, and so several companies have switched focus to local shores, championing their domestic departures."

"Transport services in these areas continue to decline and the report also highlights the difficulties people living in these ‘left behind’ communities face in accessing essential services."

'All Is Fair...'

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"The assumption behind this proverb is that the end justifies the means."

"The 300-page bill was introduced to parliament on Monday. If allowed to become law, it will hand the police and the home secretary sweeping new powers to crack down on any protest that risks causing even the smallest disruption, effectively any protest that is a protest."

"All's fair in love—an' war—an' politics"

Self Drive Camping

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"As campsites within game reserves and national parks are usually not fenced, it is important for campers to take necessary precautionary measures to ensure their safety, and to abide by the information provided by wildlife officers.

The following basic camping rules should be strictly heeded:

Ork Shire

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Places can be over dependent on one industry.

"It’s fair to say that Yorkshire has seen its share of industries that have been shut down with nothing to replace them leaving big economic holes in local communities.

This is equally true at a global level. In our increasingly leisure inclined world there can be a perception that places are tourist destinations and not much else..."

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