Blackpool bars and clubs group in administration – but show goes on

Funny Girls
A Blackpool entertainments group has been placed into administration - but the show will go on after Blackburn beer company Thwaites stepped in to save up to 100 jobs. Funny Girls Ltd, the business behind the gay-friendly Funny Girls, Flamingos, Flying Handbag and Whippet Inn businesses, had faced high court action by the Inland Revenue. HMRC was taking court action over an unpaid tax bill. But long-time business owner Basil Newby said an agreement had been reached with the taxman, meaning his business would continue trading.... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...