Letter: Lardy-types spoil Scarborough’s reputation

Promenade was full of lardy-type characters.
Promenade was full of lardy-type characters.

Your correspondent Keith Sangster says the Victorians put Scarborough on the map as an “upmarket holiday destination”.

How things have changed.

When I visited recently, the promenade was full of badly-dressed, lardy characters looking like they had eaten too many pies and had too much beer.

The language they used – when I could understand their thick Yorkshire accents – was frequently foul-mouthed.

Charlie Garth

Bedford Street,

Ampthill,

Beds