Fresh speculation has emerged around the future of Forfar’s former Lochside Leisure Centre amidst growing anger over its demolition delay.
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The date for the demolition of an Angus “white elephant” is still in doubt as another deadline has come and gone.
Angus councillors are disappointed a troubled “monstrosity” remains standing at a popular beauty spot in the height of the tourist season.
Angus parks bosses have been accused of playing a duff stroke in the running of golf attractions alongside Forfar's demolition-earmarked Lochside leisure centre.
The bulldozers will close in on Forfar's troubled Lochside leisure centre almost immediately.
A £500,000 proposal has been put forward to demolish Forfar’s old leisure centre which has become “a magnet for trouble”.
Members of a Tayside gymnastics club are bending over backwards to raise £30,000 for a purpose-built centre.
An Angus councillor has warned the former Lochside Leisure Centre in Forfar should be demolished as a matter of urgency to avoid “devastating consequences”.
A local MP has urged parents in Forfar to check on their children's whereabouts amid a spate of recent disturbances caused by youths.
The area around Forfar’s old leisure centre is becoming a magnet for youngsters gathering in groups up to 30-strong to drink and cause havoc.