Demolition of Desert Rat expected to start
THE DEMOLITION of the Desert Rat pub on Scunthorpe's Westcliff Estate, is expected to start next month (November).
The Rat, which would have celebrated its 50th year in 2017, ceased trading in March to make way for a new housing estate.
An 11th hour bid by the regulars to register the pub as an asset of community value was rejected by the owners at North Lincolnshire Council.
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