At first blush Ferrari and Forfar may not seem obvious stablemates, but there was an era when Scots fancying a Prancing Horse from the array of Maranello thoroughbreds could hit the high road to Angus.
A Forfar businessman is threatening court action to block the demolition of the town’s former Lochside leisure centre after his five-figure bid for the building was knocked back.
Tenants still living in a block of West End flats marked for demolition over 15 months ago say they have been left in the dark by the Dundee City Council and landlords.
The Lochside Leisure Centre in Forfar may yet be saved from the wrecking ball after a Forfar businessman confirmed he lodged an “unconditional offer” to purchase the building before yesterday’s do or die deadline.
Councillors have unanimously agreed to fund the demolition of an asbestos-riddled toilet block at a controversy-hit Angus caravan park.
The gloves are off in the fight to save an Angus leisure centre earmarked for demolition, with a businessman preparing to make a “substantial cash offer” to Angus Council to save it from the wrecking ball.
The depute provost of Angus said he believes Forfar’s demolition-earmarked Lochside Leisure Centre in Forfar could still be an asset for the town.
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A group of former Dundee schools and a nursery are to be demolished to make way for new housing and community buildings.
Work to clear the former Longannet power station continued this week with the demolition of more structures at the sprawling site.