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LATEST NEWS - Week commencing Monday 6th February 2017

BOURNEMOUTH: 'The last of its era': Westover Road Odeon closes its doors after 88 years
After 88 years of delighting audiences the Odeon cinema in Westover Road has played its final picture show.
Cinemagoers travelled from as far as Manchester for the cinema's final swansong...

BRYNMAWR: There are growing fears Market Hall Cinema may not reopen
The Market Hall Cinema, which is 123 years old next month, was closed in November as investigation work was carried out into possible asbestos at the site.

DEAL: The Regent: Cinema petition starts to take effect as developers say they're nearly complete with plans
More than 100 supporters gathered at a fundraising cinema screening at the Astor Theatre in Deal to hear the latest news from the Reopen the Regent campaign.

LYME REGIS: Regent Cinema rebuild 'in sight'
Work to rebuild a 1930s Art Deco cinema wrecked by fire is likely to begin later this year, its owners say.
The roof of the Grade II listed Regent Cinema in Lyme Regis, Dorset, collapsed when the building was engulfed by the blaze in March last year.

MANCHESTER: Paramount/Odeon - a look inside from 28 Days Later - Urban Exploration
A local CTA member says "Nothing happening on the site as apparently demolition contractors have gone bust!!.
Newcastle gone, Paramount Manchester still awaiting its fate!!!"

HAVERFORDWEST:Haverfordwest groups back 'cinema for the town centre'
Businesses and councillors in Haverfordwest are throwing their weight behind plans for a town centre cinema complex.

NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE:See what's left inside the old Odeon cinema as demolition gathers pace
From outside the building site you can get a glimpse of the 1930s cinema's art deco interior - so catch it while you can

PLYMOUTH:'They won't list the Reel Cinema - but I can't let it be bulldozed'
Despite attempts to get Reel Cinema listed, the building has undergone too many interior alterations to make it a viable candidate.
But with plans to demolish the 1930s structure, built on the site of the former Theatre Royal, the fight continues to ward off developers and keep it standing.
Now there is only one thing left to do – keep fighting. One city resident and avid cinema-goer, Karl Parsons, knows this more than anyone.

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