LATEST NEWS - Week commencing Monday 13th May 2019

ADDLESTONE: ‘Extensive damage’ caused to window of Cinema following latest catapult incident
Two youths have caused “extensive damage” to a window of the Light Cinema after using a catapult to fire objects at the building.The six-screen cinema only opened its doors to the public in October last year...

Operator deal nears for £8.2m cinema
Daventry District Council has said it is on course to agree a lease to its preferred cinema operator for the Mulberry Place development this summer.

The authority has said it is making good progress on the scheme to build a four-screen cinema, two restaurants and public square with splash fountains on land north of High Street.

DEWSBURY: New Picture House set for return in new creative hub plan
Plans have been submitted to Kirklees Council for the new creative centre for music, art and film at 15 Union Street, a vacant building owned by the council itself.

DONCASTER: PETITION - Keeping the Frieze in the Public Eye
The goal is to get some recorded protection for this 33ft long 7 panel art sculpture depicting the story of film from script to its final completion, the art work of the Gaumont British Cinema era sculptor Mr Newbury A Trent.

DUNDEE: Odeon Luxe upgrade for cinema after 10-year rent agreement
The 10-year tenancy agreement has been secured with Regional REIT, a real estate investment fund managed by London & Scottish Property Investment Management, for the building at Kings Court in Dundee.

MARKET WARSOP: New retail and leisure park tipped for cinema site
An Art Deco former cinema building in Nottinghamshire could be knocked down and replaced by a new retail and leisure park, according to new documents.
ARBA Developments, which is based in Mansfield, is seeking permission to demolish the former Strand Cinema building in Burns Lane...
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MILTON KEYNES: Designs for “The Piano” approved
Design proposals for the building that is set to replace an iconic Milton Keynes landmark have passed muster with council officers.
The Point building in Midsummer Boulevard was the first multiplex cinema in the UK when it opened in 1985 but it became outdated and the principle of its demolition was approved in 2015.

NOTTINGHAM: Student flat bid for iconic former cinema building takes step forward
The Grade II-listed Elite Building, in Upper Parliament Street, was built nearly a century ago and first opened as a 1,600-seater cinema.
During the building's fine history, the cinema was converted into a bingo hall which lasted until the early 1990s.
Developers want to convert the upper floors of the building from vacant office space into student accommodation.