Plan for second betting shop meets opposition

Posted on March 21, 2013 by admin
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EARLY OPPOSITION has emerged to a betting firm’s Forfar plans to set up a second shop within two furlongs of its existing town centre premises.

Bookies firm Coral Racing Ltd has made a bid to open an additional store at the vacant former Happit site at 13-15 Castle Street, a mere five minute walk (or a good drive and short wedge from Bubba Watson) from the existing shop on the town’s East High Street.

However, last night the odds were already stacking up against the company, with one local elected member describing the application for a second shop as “nonsense.”

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