Friday, 5 September 2008
Panopticon set alight last night Thursday.....(September 4th 2008)
This is a news article which has just appeared today on Rossendale Online "Fire crews were called to an incident at Haslingden's Halo last night. The year old panopticon structure was found alight, around 8.40pm last night. One fire appliance was despatched and Lancashire Fire and Rescue report 5% damage to the plastic skirting of the Halo. The 18m diameter circular steel structure, dubbed 'the flying saucer', is sited above Haslingden at Top O' Slate and was part of £550,000 land reclamation and art project".