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LATEST NEWS - Week commencing Monday 15th October 2018

CHELTENHAM: Boutique cinema and rooftop bar could be given green light this week
A five-screen boutique cinema, rooftop bar, new restaurants and a refreshing new look for Regent Street could be on its way to the spa town if councillors approve the multi-million pound plans on October 18.

LEITH: Flats plan approved for former art deco cinema
Glencairn (Properties), based in Stanhope St, Edinburgh, will restore the derelict Grade B listed former State Cinema building.

MIDDLESBOROUGH: Children's footprints and jangling keys said to be signs of TWO ghosts in former cinema
Legend has it not one, but two ghosts inhabit the former Crown pub (formerly the Elite cinmema) on the corner of Borough Road and Linthorpe Road in Middlesbrough...

OSWESTRY: Cinema man reiterates call for picture house at development
Trevor Harris, who ran the Regal Cinema in the town centre for decades, says a cinema should be built when the former Smithfield Livestock Market site is redeveloped.

STAFFORD: New £6.5m Odeon cinema to open before Christmas
Odeon bosses have broken their silence on the project with signage going up at the site of the proposed multi-screen complex announcing 'Coming Soon.... Winter 2018.'

WORLD NEWS

BALTIMORE: Flickering Treasures - a new book exploring Baltimore's forgotten movie theaters
The handsome map in the book highlights the fact that the 72 featured theaters are sprinkled all around the city.
See also: National Building Museum to showcase longtime Sun photographer’s shot

DUBLIN: Belfast-based Pure Fitout celebrates Building and Architecture Award for the renovation of Stella Theatre
Bringing back to life the 1920s glamour of the iconic Stella Theatre in Dublin, independent fit out specialist, Pure Fitout, has received the award for Building Refurbishment for a Single Building or Development.

MUMBAI: Regal: The first of SoBo's grand Art Deco theatres
85 years ago to the day, the Regal was opened at what was called Wellington Circle by Bombay's governor Sir Frederick Sykes.
We look at the making of the great Colaba institution and what it represented all those years ago.

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