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Changing times

Feb 22nd, 2018 | By

The news that the Leicester Children’s Holiday Centre in the Lincolnshire seaside resort of Mablethorpe is to close bringing an end to a link between the two counties which stretches back 120 years. Towards the end of Queen Victoria’s reign a charity was formed to send disadvantaged Leicestershire children on holiday. In those days the seaside was where you holidayed, hence the link the Mablethorpe. Since 1989 it has sent around 60,000 children away on holiday. But the facilities the charity had in the town
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