LONDON (Peckham): Campaigners battle to save popular Peckhamplex cinema from redevelopmentPeckhamplex,
in Moncrieff Street, may face demolition if plans proposed in Southwark
Council's huge development plan for the borough goes ahead.
LONDON (Stoke Newington): Plans unveiled to turn Savoy Cinema into Hackney Arts CentreThe
Savoy Cinema was designed by William R Glen for Associated British
Cinemas. After its closure in 1977, the building was converted
into two shops with the stalls area transformed into a snooker hall.
BLACKBURN: New £6.5 million cinema to rise from the Waves in town centreA new £6.5million eight-screen independent cinema is set to open in Blackburn.It
will be built on the former Waves Water Fun Centre in Nab Lane, which
was demolished last year, and include three food and drink outlets
including a licensed bar.
CIRENCESTER: Cotswold District Council hopes to revive plans for Cirencester cinema complexThere
are hopes by Cotswold District Council to continue overdue plans... to
complete the cinema complex in Brewery Court by summer...GIRVAN: Residents demand action over rat and pigeon hell in crumbling bingo hall abandoned for a decadeGus
Kilgour says enough is enough after enduring problems in his flat next
to the decrepit former Vogue Cinema building on the town's Dalrymple
Street.KEIGHLEY: Spring cleaning and restoration at Picture House CinemaThe
temperature rises, the central heating trundles down and the sun is
shining... it must finally be spring and at Keighley Cinema, it’s
arrival causes a flurry of activity.
LEEDS (Roundhay): The Leeds community cinema giving multiplexes a run for their moneyLaunched in 2015, Oakwood Cinema was set up by a group of local volunteers with a passion for film and an eye for opportunity...MANCHESTER: Odeon cinema in The Printworks sold to Vue - after go ahead from competition authorityThe 23-screen multiplex is set to change hands from Odeon after a ruling by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).Manchester pop up cinema to show Grease at Old Granada Studios - with FREE cocktails, dancers and street foodThe
former TV studio building will be showing the nostalgic musical five
times over the course of two days next month - complete with surprise
performances from professional dancers, a Grease themed cocktail menu
and specially prepared street food, cooked by some of Manchester’s best
chefs.NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE: 'Indefinite' halt to work on Odeon building after shock collapseThe
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has issued an indefinite prohibition,
banning work being carried out on the site. It is not known when work
will be allowed to resume as the area must remain untouched for the HSE
to inspect.OLDHAM: Arts plans a winner with £7.1m jackpot plansThe
council was able to get funding packages for its new Arts and Heritage
Centre and the new Coliseum Theatre which are going to link up with
Gallery Oldham and the library to make a Cultural Quarter in Greaves
Street. PENARTH: Pier pavilion management to receive £126k grant to secure future of iconic siteThe
management of Penarth Pier Pavilion has received a substantial grant to
help develop a business model for securing the future of the iconic
site.It comes following following widespread concern over the recent
closure of the pavilion for three days a week, and plans to shut the
cinema over the summer months, in March. PERTH: New deal clears way for £30m cinema and shopping complexCouncil
chiefs have finalised negotiations over land at Thimblerow, which is
earmarked for the highly anticipated Mill Quarter development.However, the project has triggered worries about Perth’s existing Playhouse cinema.
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