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Mother took her own life after ex ignored 37 text messages asking for help

A desperate teenage mum committed suicide after her ex-boyfriend ignored texts she sent him warning she was about to end her own life.

Chloe Hillier, 17, sent her former sweetheart 37 messages some of which read: ‘I can’t do this anymore. 984 more words


Soup Season

Last of the summer crop of tomatoes Drizzle tomatoes and
garlic cloves (still in their skins) 58 more words

19th September 1879. Ready for a Paddle.

The Blackpool illuminations were switched on for the first time Today in 1879, however the lights as we know them came in 1912 to celebrate the first visit to Blackpool by a member of the Royal Family. 358 more words


Spider Season

“Will you walk into my parlour?”
said a spider to a fly:
“’Tis the prettiest little parlour
that ever you did spy.”

The Spider and the Fly 1834 – Mary Howitt – 1799-1888… 124 more words


Shadow chancellor promises support to protesters during visit to Cuadrilla’s fracking site

The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, promised Labour’s support to protesters outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool during a visit this afternoon. 526 more words


3, 2, 1 Go!

The Saturn’s version of Sega Rally couldn’t be more of an arcade conversion if it was to be found on Blackpool pier beside a 2 penny push game with a line of gawking teens milling around it. 469 more words


The Libertines Announce Warrington Parr Hall Gig

More news on The Libertines front this morning, they have announced a new gig at Warrington’s Parr Hall. Taking place on 22nd September it will replace a postponed date at Blackpool’s Empress Ballroom. 301 more words