SHEIKH Abid Gulzar has created massive interest online after he announced plans for an ice rink and Winter Wonderland.

But some people are asking why it’s on Hastings Pier and sadly not Eastbourne.

A post on the Hastings Pier website last night has led to more than 880 comments being posted.

And the details have been shared on Facebook 651 times and rising by the minute.

Tickets are for 45 minute skating sessions. The Winter Wonderland is free to enter so you can stay on the Pier all day free of charge.

It has generated huge excitement.

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Hastings Pleasure Pier will be transformed into a Magical Winter Wonderland.

With a huge Real Ice Rink, Rides and Attractions for all ages, Bars, Restaurants and Festive Foods not forgetting the Hot Chocolate stands.

This will be a UK first, the only Real Ice Rink in the country on a Pier.

Operating from 21st November – 3rd January