On August 26, Colin Johnson, owner of Memphis Hotel on Palatine Road in Blackpool, UK had complained of squatters and slums that have transformed parts of the city into Beirut. Colin has received his ‘Looks Like Beirut’ Certificate and has left a short message in response:

a remark made in the heat of the moment and said without malice i can see great improvements have been made apologies

Hoteliers held a public meeting at the Stanley Road Working Mens Club in Blackpool

Hoteliers held a public meeting at the Stanley Road Working Mens Club in Blackpool