Lardy-types spoil town’s rep­u­ta­tion

The Scarborough Evening News - - THE VOICE OF SCARBOROUGH -

Your cor­re­spon­dent Keith Sang­ster says the Vic­to­ri­ans put Scar­bor­ough on the map as an “up­mar­ket hol­i­day des­ti­na­tion”.

How things have changed. When I vis­ited re­cently, the prom­e­nade was full of bad­ly­dressed, lardy char­ac­ters look­ing like they had eaten too many pies and had too much beer.

The lan­guage they used – when I could un­der­stand their thick York­shire ac­cents – was fre­quently foul-mouthed. Char­lie Garth Bed­ford Street, Ampthill,

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