Letter: Lardy-types spoil Scarborough's reputation

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

Thursday, 14th September 2017, 11:03 am
Updated Wednesday, 27th September 2017, 10:52 am
Promenade was full of lardy-type characters.

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.

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Charlie Garth

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