Lardy-types spoil town’s reputation
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,