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A third of 11-year-olds can’t swim

A third of 11-year-olds can’t swim

Almost a third of 11-year-olds in England leave primary school unable to swim but one local swimming club is determined to get more people swimming or at least give it a try and maybe conquer their fears. Skegness Swimming Club is trying its hardest to encourage non-swimmers into the water and lately their efforts resulted […]

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Town’s Christmas Lights Set To Thrill Youngsters

Town’s Christmas Lights Set To Thrill Youngsters

On November 30th, the Skegness Scouts, Cubs and Beavers will attend the Skegness Christmas light switch-on. Joining the ‘be prepared’ gang will be the Brownies, Rainbows and Guides. Also, there will be the Skegness Dancing Group and several more associations. And after a long hard day at the grotto, jolly old Saint Nick can be […]

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5 whales washed up on east coast

5 whales washed up on east coast

  Whales are currently washing up on our east coast. Three sperm whales have been found on the public beach at Skegness, a fourth has been found in Hunstanton, and the fifth on private land at Wainfleet. They have also been found in the Netherlands and Germany. It has been reported the whales will be […]

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Inside Skegness Aquarium

Inside Skegness Aquarium

    Located just off Tower Esplanade, the Skegness Aquarium is one of the very latest east coast attractions. It is a pirate themed aquarium; the storyline is that the great Hispaniola ship has crashed into Skegness pier and you walk through the wreckage of the ship. It starts off with a pirate that introduces […]

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Flooding devastates York

Flooding devastates York

  Hundreds of people in York are being evacuated because of “nightmare” flooding. It continues to batter and destroy parts of northern England. Up to 3,500 houses in the city of York are at risk and between 300 and 400 people are being evacuated. Six severe flood warnings have gone out around York after the […]

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5 THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT HORSE RIDING

5 THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT HORSE RIDING

              If you don’t know much about horse riding and you would like to understand it more then read on!   Is horse riding easy? People may think that horse riding is easy but it is the most dangerous sport I have ever done. Many horse riders end up […]

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Take the dive of your life

Take the dive of your life

As you all probably know by now, earlier this year one east coast resort had its very own aquarium, located on the seafront. The Skegness Aquarium is the pride of the famous seaside town’s Tower Esplanade. The latest attraction has been a great success and now has brought a great idea forward… A Dive Experience! It’s […]

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Tiger triplets celebrate first birthday

Tiger triplets celebrate first birthday

If you were invited to an attraction named the Parrot Zoo you’d probably expect to see lots of tropical cockatoos, budgerigars and parakeets. Well, the Parrot Zoo in Friskney offers rather more, including Meerkats and a variety of reptiles and, wait for it, a big family of Bengal tigers! The tigers live very peacefully surrounded by […]

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School Prepares for Siren FM

School Prepares for Siren FM

When the Burgh School YJA team heard that a radio workshop slot has been reserved for them at Siren FM they realised that they needed to get some practice in! So, here’s their first ever show which was recorded in school this afternoon; we think it’s a pretty good start on the run up to […]

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Drone Company Faces Huge Fine For Illegal Flying

Drone Company Faces Huge Fine For Illegal Flying

A company that films bird’s-eye views of heavily populated areas has been fined $1.9m for illegally flying a drone over New York and Chicago. On Tuesday, the U.S authorities gave SkyPan International the fine for organising over sixty-five unauthorised flights over a two-year period. This is one of the biggest fines ever given in America. […]

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