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Blackpool Police Site Depends on Casino Bid

5 July 2006

BLACKPOOL, England – As reported by the Blackpool is to get a new multi-million pound police headquarters – providing the town scoops the jackpot in the UK's great super-casino stakes.

"The resort's ageing Bonny Street station – together with the magistrates' court – is to be bulldozed to make way for a state-of-the-art hotel, casino and conference centre as part of the £1.4bn masterplan.

"Regeneration bosses are now waiting with baited breath over whether the resort will win the right to host Britain's first Las Vegas-style gambling palace.

"…Regeneration company ReBlackpool is now busy securing new sites for the police and for the courts to ensure development can start as soon as possible.

"…The casino and hotel complex is a key part of Blackpool's masterplan, which will see the resort transformed into a destination fit for the 21st century."

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