Blackpool

Blackpool Victoria Hospital poison conspiracy investigation continues three years after whistleblower sounded the alarm – with seven victims reported, seven medics arrested and a derivative murder investigation launched

Seven hospital workers remain on bail after being arrested and questioned on suspicion of giving people in the stroke unit prescription drugs only to keep them sedated at night. A spin-off investigation – triggered when an autopsy performed on stroke unit patient Valerie Kneale revealed that she had died from …

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Richard Horton wins GUKPT Blackpool Main Event

08 November 2021 Matthew pitt The penultimate stage of the 2021 Grosvenor UK Poker Tour (GUKPT) saw 533 players take part in the £ 1,100 buy-in GUKPT Blackpool Main Event. These participants created a prize pool of £ 586,300, and Richard horton outlived them all. Horton’s victory came with an …

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Fylde Coast MPs’ reaction to post-pandemic fall budget

Tory Blackpool North and Cleveleys MP Paul Maynard said many of the Chancellor’s policies would help the economy of visitors to the coast and support tourism businesses for next year as they recover from the blow from coronavirus blockages. He said: “This week’s budget took place against the backdrop of …

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