Letter of the week: Does Sunderland want to be another Blackpool?

Regarding the ongoing discussions about the future of our seafront.

Friday, 2nd March 2018, 6:41 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd March 2018, 6:50 pm
Blackpool illuminations.

I was reading through the Echo on February 13, page 15, about people’s views of Seaburn.

One idea I was thinking of for Seaburn, if entertainment is what the seafront needs, is why not take a page out of Blackpool’s book and what it has on offer.

It has plenty of entertainment going on along its seafront.

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Anyway, is that what Sunderland really wants with all those lights and entertainment for kids?

Do we really want to be another Blackpool?

Edwin Robinson.

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