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Connected Coast towns secure £48.4 Million Town Deal

Connected Coast towns secure £48.4 Million Town Deal

Mablethorpe and Skegness are looking forward to an exciting future after receiving the news they are to be offered millions of pounds from the Government’s Towns Fund scheme. Last year the towns joined forces to bid for £50 million, forming the ‘Connected Coast’ board...

Bringing a Green Agenda to Lincolnshire’s Coast

Bringing a Green Agenda to Lincolnshire’s Coast

Often included in mission statements, publicity and manifestos, the green agenda can sometimes seem like hot air with little action to make sustainability work. Real efforts are being made on the coast to make green recovery and real change happen. Sarah Baker,...

A Hopeful Future for Education in Skegness

A Hopeful Future for Education in Skegness

Those who have read the Town Investment Plan (TIP) for the Connected Coast will know that education is one of the key tenets of the intention Skegness and Mablethorpe has for the Towns Fund. Adrian Clarke, Group Vice Principal at the TEC Partnership, explains what a...

Plans Submitted for £6M Redevelopment of Sutton on Sea Colonnade

Plans Submitted for £6M Redevelopment of Sutton on Sea Colonnade

Plans for the redevelopment of Sutton on Sea's Colonnade have been submitted for planning permission. The latest plans build upon the draft designs, which have been adapted following the feedback received at the community event where they were first unveiled in early...

Projects as Additional Catalysts: Campus for Future Living

Projects as Additional Catalysts: Campus for Future Living

When considering the Town Investment Plans that the Connected Coast handed to theGovernment late last year, one of the key aspects that we wanted to highlight andemphasise was the fact that the Towns Fund and its associated project will act as catalystsfor the future....

Skegness Esplanade Transformation Work Begins

Skegness Esplanade Transformation Work Begins

Improvements to Skegness Esplanade put forward by the Connected Coast Board have been started with accelerated funding from the Government. As part of the Towns Deal, 100 towns across the UK were identified and asked to bid for up to £25 million each. Mablethorpe and...

A Hope For Tourism on the Coast

A Hope For Tourism on the Coast

It’s been almost a year of uncertainty for tourism. With COVID having taken any wind out of our collective sails on the coast, there’s a real need for us to prepare and ensure that the coastal resorts and offering we have here on the Connected Coast are ready for...

Colonnade Transformation at Sutton-on-Sea

Colonnade Transformation at Sutton-on-Sea

An artist's impression of what the rebuilt Colonnade could look like. As part of the Towns Fund, one of the most talked about projects has to be the transformation being made to the Colonnade at Sutton-On-Sea. A crumbling, concrete structure first built in the 1950s,...

Engagement is Far From Over On The Coast

Engagement is Far From Over On The Coast

When we first started our journey towards a vision for Skegness and Mablethorpe, few could have anticipated what has occurred over the past year. With great hope, we embarked on what was going to be a substantial process of public consultations, direct engagement and...

MABLETHORPE & SKEGNESS

The Connected Coast

THE BOARD OF THE MABLETHORPE & SKEGNESS TOWN FUND BID