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Preston Supports Blackpool Bid

31 August 2006

PRESTON, England – As reported by the Preston Citizen: "Preston has promised to be a real tower of strength for neighbouring town Blackpool in the resort's super casino bid - with the city drooling over an estimated 6,000 jobs and £500m economic spin off if it gets the go ahead.

"A town hall chief said Preston would get a very tasty 'piece of the action' should Blackpool's bid win.

"Peter Kuit, director of environmental services at Preston City Council, will represent the authority in support of the resort's bid as the hearing takes place at the town's Imperial Hotel on Friday, September 8.

"Mr Kuit told the Citizen that Preston recognised the significance of Blackpool's regeneration and that if it got the UK's first super casino it would be a massive boost for the city as well…"

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