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Ride horror man's op hope - Blackpool Gazette
Robert Sycamore, 57, (front left) on the Grand National ride at Blackpool Pleasure Beach with great-nephew Harry Parlour, 13. He suffered a freak injury on the ride that left him paralysed. Published on the 31 October 2014 08:00. Published 31/10/2014 ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:07:30 GMT
Developer renews bid for Prom hotel - Blackpool Gazette
He said: “I am looking to sell the site to a developer, and if there is not a 106 agreement in place it will make it more viable to potential investors. “It is an ideal site for the scheme we are proposing, and it would also be good for Blackpool if it ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:04:51 GMT
Clark offered Blackpool job - Blackpool Gazette
Lee Clark has been offered the Blackpool manager's job and is expected on the Fylde coast for talks this morning. The 42-year-old has agreed basic terms with Karl Oyston and his contract is currently in the hands of lawyers with the hope a deal could ...
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 09:18:10 GMT
Where ghosts and ghouls make staircases creak - Blackpool Gazette
It's not just buildings in Blackpool which are said to be populated by other-worldly inhabitants. A figure, believed to be the ghost of a former caretaker, has been seen walking through the walls of the Marine Hall on the Esplanade in Fleetwood ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:04:05 GMT
Extra week of Lights and TV advert boost resort - Blackpool Gazette
Coun Graham Cain, Blackpool Council's cabinet member for tourism and leisure, said: “It's been incredibly busy throughout the resort all week, which must have been a huge boost to many businesses. We've seen record levels of footfall at some points ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:10:29 GMT
'We must make sure this doesn't happen again ' - Blackpool Gazette
Health bosses have been slammed after a father died on holiday when staff at Blackpool Victoria Hospital failed to warn him he risked suffering a heart attack if he flew. A review of procedures at The Vic was ordered after an investigation by a health ...
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:16:41 GMT
Expanding firms land at resort airport site - Blackpool Gazette
Two established Fylde coast-based professional practices have “landed” at the Blackpool's now silent airport, just yards from the old runways from which pioneering aviator Amy Johnson took off on her last flight 73 years ago. Chartered accountants and ...
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:06:29 GMT