Adult pulled from sea at Blackpool trying to save teenage girl

Emergency services were called to the incident at Manchester Square

It was a busy day in Blackpool for the coastguard

It was a busy day in Blackpool for the coastguard

An adult has been ‘pulled from the sea’ in Blackpool trying to save a teenage girl.

Emergency services, including coastguard officers, lifeboat crews, paramedics, police and Blackpool Beach Patrol were called to Manchester Square on Wednesday (June 2).

HM Coastguard Fleetwood said they were first alerted to reports of a person ‘in difficulty in the sea’ yesterday afternoon

When they arrived at the scene they found the teenager had already been ‘pulled from the sea’.

The girl was given first aid and oxygen in a Beach Patrol Land Rover, assisted by Lancashire Police.

Officers said they were then quickly alerted to reports of an adult in the sea who ‘got into difficulty trying to save the teenager’.

He was pulled ashore by the emergency services and also given similar treatment.

It was one of a number of incidents dealt with by the emergency services on a ‘busy afternoon’.

“Both vehicles arrived to find a teenager who had been pulled from the sea. We loaded her into the Beach Patrol Land Rover and provided first aid and oxygen, assisted by Lancashire Police

“Almost immediately another adult was pulled from the sea having got into difficulty trying to save the teenager. Similar assistance was given.”

In a separate incident, the coastguard said a third person was also rescued around Central Pier.

They added: “Just as an North West Ambulance Service paramedic arrived, the police radios reported a third in difficulty around Central Pier.

“Our vehicle left quickly with police units and located another casualty near Comedy Carpet. NWAS ambulances arrived and took over casualty care.”

Blackpool artists called to decorate the Promenade in exciting new project

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Four artists will be chosen, each receiving £1,000 for their design proposals

Sea defences at Anchorsholme

Sea defences at Anchorsholme

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Blackpool artists to create a piece of public artwork for the Promenade.

The project, known as the Anchorsholme Project, is at the site located between the seafront promenade and the coastal road Princes Way and is adjacent to the T junction with Anchorsholme Lane West.

Blackpool Council is now inviting expressions of interest from artists, designers or creative professionals experienced in creating artwork for the public realm to produce their outline ideas.

Four artists will then be selected with each artist receiving a fee of £1,000 to produce ‘sketch’ concept design proposals.

A sum of up to £45k is then available for the authority to commission further detailed designs, production and installation of the work.

The Commissioning Steering Group, which includes Anchorsholme ward councillors Paul Galley and Tony Williams (also Leader of the Conservative Group for the Council), the Head of Arts, Head of Coastal and Environmental Partnerships, and Curator for the Grundy, is looking for work that will inspire communities and particularly young people.

With the town’s motto being ‘progress’, members are looking for work that acts as a landmark that celebrates Blackpool’s entrepreneurial spirit.

Princes Way and Anchorsholme Lane West - close to the site for the Anchorsholme Project

Princes Way and Anchorsholme Lane West – close to the site for the Anchorsholme Project (Image: Google Street Image)

Cllr Lynn Williams, Leader of Blackpool Council and Cabinet Member for Tourism and Culture, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for artists and creative people to submit their ideas and potentially see their concept for a piece of public art become a reality in a prominent spot near to our lovely redeveloped community park, Anchorsholme Park.

“Blackpool has a strong track record of working with artists to create high quality public art works. We are looking for a work that inspires our communities and celebrates Blackpool entrepreneurial spirit, excitement for the future and as a coastal town makes reference to the importance of climate change issues.

“We are really looking forward to viewing people’s ideas.”

Over the past 15 years millions of pounds have been invested in building sea defences to protect Blackpool which has suffered flooding due to climate change.

The Commissioning Steering Group would also like to see the work reference climate change in some way.

Given the harsh conditions of the harsh seafront, the artwork must be permanent with materials being able to withstand its corrosive salt, wind and sand.

Artwork with an interactive element is welcomed and overall the art should be memorable, surprising and an intriguing intervention that will add interest, narrative and character to the area.

Artists will be appointed through a competitive selection process and invited to develop ‘sketch’ concept design proposals.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, 7th June 2021.

The appointed artists will work with the Commissioning Steering Group to develop their ‘sketch‘ concept design proposals.

The shortlisted artists will be invited to a familiarisation/site visit day and expected to develop their concept proposal through initial consultation and independent research and prepare a high quality and detailed proposal.

Artists will be notified if they have been selected week beginning June 14 2021 and briefing/site visits will be arranged for the week of June 21 2021.

To find out the full details and requirements for submissions, visit the Curator Space website here.


Five-storey hotel close to Blackpool Winter Gardens moves step closer

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The scheme represents the fourth set of proposals for the land to come before planners.

The Winter Gardens Hotel - proposed

The Winter Gardens Hotel – proposed

The latest blueprint for a five storey hotel alongside the Winter Gardens looks set to secure planning permission.

It comes as the site earmarked for its development is being marketed for sale with a price tag in excess of £3m.

Proposals for a hotel with up to 160 bedrooms on Leopold Grove are being recommended for approval when they go before the council’s planning committee on Tuesday.

The scheme represents the fourth set of proposals for the land – currently being used as a car park – to come before planners.

Since 2010, three other hotel plans for the land have been approved but never acted upon. There is already outline permission in place for a 203 room hotel.

However it is hoped the latest application, by Herfordshire based developer Kewdeal Ltd, will be more lucrative as the hotel will stand directly opposite the town’s £28m new conference centre which is nearing completion at the Winter Gardens.

Manchester-based property agent Savills is seeking offers over £3m for the site which it describes as being “adjacent to one of Blackpool’s most important heritage assets and leisure facilities.”

The latest plans include an enclosed bridge linking the second floor of the hotel with the conference centre, a cafe and bar on the ground floor and a double level car park with 94 spaces.

The hotel would occupy half of the site, including a landscaped garden separating it from the car park opening onto Alfred Street, and be designed in an art deco style.

A report by council planners says: “An additional large hotel on the edge of the town centre would support town centre businesses such as shops, eateries and tourism and leisure facilities, as well as providing good quality hotel accommodation opposite the new conference centre.

“The development would be one of many regeneration projects in Blackpool and will assist in re-branding the town centre, strengthening it as a cultural, leisure and business destination for residents and visitors and this weighs notably in favour of the scheme.”

The report adds: “Although details of appearance and landscaping are reserved matters, sufficient information has been provided to indicate the development would conserve and enhance the setting of the Winter Gardens and Town Centre Conservation Area.”

Previous schemes have been for a part five/part six storey 156 bedroom hotel with 48 parking spaces on the lower ground floor, accessed from Leopold Grove with associated facilities. Granted January 2010.

Outline planning application for a part five/ part six storey 156 bedroom hotel. Granted November 2016.

Outline planning application for a part three/four and five storey 203 bedroom hotel with a lower ground floor car park providing 62 car parking spaces. Granted June 2018.


Blackpool crazy golf course restored by disadvantaged volunteers

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A derelict crazy golf course in Blackpool has been given a new lease of life by charities and volunteers with a range of disadvantages.

Paul Rawson, CEO of Blackpool and Fylde Street Angels (left) with BFL partnerships manager Ian Treasure

Paul Rawson, CEO of Blackpool and Fylde Street Angels (left) with BFL partnerships manager Ian Treasure

The Princess Parade Crazy Golf Course, in the seafront sunken garden close to the Metropole Hotel, had fallen into disrepair and restoration work has been ongoing for the past two years.

Now, after being officially reopened on Friday last week, it is ready to welcome local and visitor golfers to test their skills on the historic site.

The revamp has been made possible thanks to a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund , via the Blackpool Fulfilling Lives programme, which has received £10m over seven years to support people struggling with homelessness, substance abuse and mental health issues.

Mayor of Blackpool, Coun Amy Cross, cuts the ribbon as the crazy golf course is officially opened

Mayor of Blackpool, Coun Amy Cross, cuts the ribbon as the crazy golf course is officially opened

Those involved in the renovation will also be involved in the running of the course.

Any profits will go to the Blackpool and Fylde Street Angels, a charitable organisation which runs a weekly outreach service and an emergency night shelter, seven days a week.

Paul Rawson, CEO of Blackpool and Fylde Street Angels, said: “Blackpool Fulfilling Lives approached us, offering to help with some of our community work.

“Whilst out picking up litter on the promenade as an organised activity, we came across the ‘sunken garden’.
The Princess Parade Crazy Golf Course
The Princess Parade Crazy Golf Course

“One of the volunteers said they would love to ‘do the site up’ and so the project started.

“Since that day we have had ongoing help from people experiencing multiple disadvantage and with the course finally open to the public, we will be asking those people to stay involved.”

Ian Treasure, partnerships manager for Blackpool Fulfilling Lives, added: “As soon as the renovation was suggested we contacted Blackpool Council not wanting to lose enthusiasm or momentum.

“The estates, parks, and planning departments have been really helpful as there has been a lot of work behind the scenes to get us to this point.

“More importantly is the dedication of a few people, who have continued to turn up to help the renovation.

“Their commitment is an inspiration and testament to the reality that if you provide people facing complex needs with opportunities for connection and a sense of purpose, they can take steps away from destructive and debilitating lifestyles.

“They get a glimpse of personal hope.

“The Crazy Golf Course is a symbol of what the Fulfilling Lives programme was all about – not giving up on people who felt everyone had given up on them.”

As well as involving local people in remedial works, the team also used the expertise of a crazy golf champion, Richard Gottfried.

Richard has helped advise on the playability of the course, and some of the history and is no stranger to the area.

He said: “I visit Blackpool regularly and have actually played this course many times when younger. It is a classic original layout.

“Crazy golf is having a resurgence and so I am hopeful we will see as many people as possible enjoying a round here again soon.”

The course will host competitions to coincide with high profile golfing events, and will offer individual adult, concession, and family tickets at a cost of £3, £2 and £10 respectively.

It is now open for weekends, working towards full opening in peak summer.

Paul Humble from Blackpool Civic Trust, who has been involved with the project, said: “Crazy golf was first played here in 1957, and it’s wonderful that the course is being reopened with its major original features restored and intact.

“Princess Parade and the sunken gardens are part of the Town Centre Conservation Area and also part of Blackpool’s much-loved seaside heritage.”

There are two storyboards at either end of the course that document the history of the site going back to the 1700s.


Pub plan for ‘healthy’ village on edge of Blackpool

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A pub looks set to be the first development at a proposed housing scheme on the edge of Blackpool which was designated ‘a healthy town’ when proposals first emerged.


Detailed plans have been submitted to Blackpool Council seeking permission to build a pub called The Whyndyke on land earmarked for a huge housing development.

Fylde garden village could get bigger – but health is still at the heart of it

Outline permission was first granted in 2015 for up to 1,400 homes on Whyndyke Farm on the edge of Blackpool, close to the M55 motorway.

Land at Whyndyke Farm is earmarked for housingLand at Whyndyke Farm is earmarked for housing

The outline scheme for the 225 acre site also sets out facilities including primary school a health centre, and a pub.

Work has yet to start but Preston-based architects Cassidy and Ashton have now lodged a full application for a one to two-storey pub between Windmill Rise to the north and Preston New Road to the west.

Documents submitted with the application say: “The building will make a positive contribution to the locality, through the use of good quality materials and methods selected to be sympathetic to the character of the area, whilst meeting the applicant’s aspirations.”

It is proposed to build a large dining area and bar, complemented by a mezzanine floor.An artist's impression showing the proposed Whyndyke pub

An artist’s impression showing the proposed Whyndyke pub

The pub will be reached from Windmill Rise which currently provides access from Preston New Road to The Harbour mental health unit, and a car park with 71 spaces is proposed.

Whyndyke Farm was designated as a ‘healthy new town’ when the development plans first emerged, with a layout designed to encourage walking and cycling.

Previously it has been reported the Whyndyke development would be based on 10 ‘principles of healthy living’, including reducing health inequalities by making the area sustainable, creating interesting public open spaces which encourage community participation and offering sources of fresh local food via initiatives like community gardens.

The site includes land in both Blackpool and neighbouring Fylde boroughs.


Fleetwood schoolboy pays heartwarming tribute to classmate who died after health condition

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The classmates of Lucy Willacy-Brown, eight, have been remembering their to remember their friend who died suddenly from a health-related issue

Nine-year-old Bobby Casson cycled over 26 miles in a bike marathon to raise money for an outdoor area for Larkholme Primary School named after his friend Lucy Willacy-Brown who passed away suddenly last year

Nine-year-old Bobby Casson cycled over 26 miles in a bike marathon to raise money for an outdoor area for Larkholme Primary School named after his friend Lucy Willacy-Brown who passed away suddenly last year (Image: Carol Casson)

A Fleetwood schoolboy has paid tribute to a fellow pupil who died suddenly last year.

Bobby Casson, who attends Flakefleet Primary School, cycled 26 miles on a route from Fleetwood to Blackpool on Monday (May 31) to raise money for an outdoor activity area for pupils at his former school, Larkholme Primary, on Windermere Avenue.

The activity area, which includes a memorial garden, was designed by the classmates of Lucy Willacy-Brown to remember their friend who died suddenly from a health-related issue at age eight.

Plans for the outdoor area also include a place for dressing up, something which Lucy loved to do, teepees and a mud kitchen area filled with yellow daffodils.

Fleetwood Beach Kiosk opened early for Bobby so he could get an ice cream before his bike marathon

Fleetwood Beach Kiosk opened early for Bobby so he could get an ice cream before his bike marathon (Image: Carol Casson)

Bobby, nine, was friends with Lucy from the age of two at nursery and he attended Larkholme Primary School with her but left in November last year to go to Flakefleet Primary School.

The Bipsham Juniors player set off at 9am from Fleetwood Beach kiosk with his dad Ian, 39, his uncle Stephen and friends of the family.

His mum, 37-year-old Carol Casson, who works for Lancashire County Council had to bow out last minute due to a puncture but she was there to pick him after his marathon.

Carol said: “It was a very warm day so they stopped off a few places and Fleetwood kiosk were so nice and opened early so Bobby could get an ice cream to begin.

“It was a really nice route all the way along the prom to Starr Gate in Blackpool and back again.

“A few people stopped when they saw Bobby’s yellow t-shirt dedicated to Lucy and he managed to make a further £12 just by people giving change, which was really kind of everyone.

Bobby's yellow T-shirt dedicated to Lucy Willacy- Brown

Bobby’s yellow T-shirt dedicated to Lucy Willacy- Brown (Image: Carol Casson)

“When he got to the finish line Lucy’s mum was there with a certificate she’d made for him.

“When I came to pick him up he still had lots of energy and wanted to ride home instead which is about a mile or so away, so he actually ended up riding around 28 miles that day!”

So far Bobby has raised around £650 and is still a little off his target at £700. Larkholme Primary also has its own fundraising page where it is hoping to raise £30,000 for the memorial area that all the children can enjoy.

Other pupils, as well as Bobby, have taken on their own challenges such as a boy called Jamie who has raised over £1,000 in April and another young school girl who’s raised over £400.

The schoolchildren have also enjoyed group challenges such as sponsored walks in order to raise money for the outdoor area.

Bobby outside his home in Fleetwood with friends and family ready to set off

Bobby outside his home in Fleetwood with friends and family ready to set off (Image: Carol Casson)

Bobby’s mum Carol said: “I think it’s really important for Bobby, the pupils and Lucy’s friends and family to have a place to remember her.

“It’s quite a hard subject to explain to children at that age and visiting the cemetery may be a little bit difficult.

“A nice area they can all enjoy is a lovely way and at home we have planted a yellow rose ourselves as a way to remember Lucy.

“We also have a bench so we’ve explained to her mum that when it comes into bloom she’s always welcome to come and sit and have a moment.”

To find out more about Bobby’s bike marathon and to donate, please visit the fundraising page at Just Giving.


Youths dispersed from Blackpool streets under orders from police

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Youths had to be dispersed from the streets of North Shore after a spate of anti-social behaviour and criminality last night (May 26).


Extra police patrols were needed to tackle troublemakers and a Section 34 Dispersal Order was put in place between 8.20pm and 2am.

A map provided by police shows a broad area of North Shore covered by the dispersal order – from the Promenade (east) to Layton Road (west), Warley Road (north) and Church Street/Newton Drive (south).

The dispersal order allowed police to instruct anyone suspected of being involved in the anti-social disorder to leave the area and return directly to their homes.

Extra police patrols were put on the streets of Blackpool last night to deal with a spate of anti-social activity in the resort

Extra police patrols were put on the streets of Blackpool last night to deal with a spate of anti-social activity in the resort

Officers were also given the power to stop and search and arrest those who might refuse to leave an area when told to do so.

A police spokesman said: “A Dispersal Order has been authorised today (Tuesday, June 1) at 8.20pm by Insp Kneale in response to increased youth ASB and criminality in the area defined by the map (pictured).

“The order has been authorised until 2am. If you are suspected of causing or going to cause ASB in this area you will be directed to leave or taken home.

“Extra patrols will be in the area and robustly dealing with any reports of youth ASB.

A dispersal order was in force in parts of Blackpool between 8.20pm and 2am last night (June 1) as police tackled a spate of anti-social activity in the resort

A dispersal order was in force in parts of Blackpool between 8.20pm and 2am last night (June 1) as police tackled a spate of anti-social activity in the resort

“Failure to leave the area when directed to do so, could result in an arrest.”


Blackpool woman sexually abused schoolboy then tried to babysit other children

Jade Henderson, 27, has been jailed for 15 months for breaching a Sexual Harm Prevention Order

Preston Crown Court

Preston Crown Court

A Blackpool woman who engaged in sexual activity with a young boy has been brought back to court after befriending families with children.

Jade Henderson was convicted of engaging in penetrative sexual activity with a boy who was aged 11 or 12 in April 2015.

Henderson was given a five-month suspended sentence after pleading guilty to the offence and was also given a five-year Sexual Harm Prevention Order.

She avoided a prison sentence after the boy’s father, in a victim personal statement, said his son had “been a willing party”.

At Preston Crown Court, 27-year-old Henderson appeared to be sentenced for five “flagrant” breaches of the SHPO involving three different boys.

Henderson, who has “significant learning difficulties”, and her boyfriend had met a family in a pub in Blackpool in January 2018.

Prosecutor Amanda Johnson told the court that the family had four young children.

“The defendant liked playing with the children and their mother thought nothing of it,” she said.

“They became good friends and the defendant and her partner would visit the family three or four times a week.

“The defendant offered to babysit on a number of occasions but the mother refused because she already had a babysitter.

“The defendant also asked if the children could stay over at her home.

“On one occasion the defendant took the children to a shop but she didn’t bring them back immediately which caused the mother to be worried.

“She rang up and the defendant said she was in a KFC with the children and apologised.”

The court heard that the mother was then sent a newspaper clipping dating back to when Henderson was convicted of sexual activity with a child.

“On May 29 in 2018 a man and his wife were on holiday at a campsite in North Wales and the defendant and Mr Wood were at the same campsite,” Miss Johnson said.

“The defendant went into a caravan with her partner and she was talking to some children. She took photos of them on her mobile phone.

“The defendant recounted a tale about how she had two children who had died in a car crash but when she told the family her age they realised something didn’t add up and became suspicious.

“The man’s wife looked on Google and found out about her past.”

One of the boys later said Henderson had taken photos of him and told him that she loved him.

Henderson later failed to comply with the notification requirements of her conviction from 2015 by not informing police when she moved into the New Milton Hotel in Blackpool where she worked as a live-in manager with Mr Wood.

Defence barrister Julie Taylor said Henderson and Mr Wood had moved to Blackpool “to start a new life” and she had found it difficult to disclose details of her conviction.

The court heard Henderson, who lived in Nelson Road in Blackpool at the time, has since moved to Stewarton Street, Wishaw, Scotland with Mr Wood who has “stood by her”.

“She had leukaemia as a child and missed out on much of her childhood as a result,” Miss Taylor said.

“She has a bad memory and it is almost as if she is a child. She didn’t notify the police of her change of her address because she simply forgot.

“She was desperately trying to get on with her life. She made a mistake when she was a younger woman and this is a mistake she won’t repeat.

“She is simply trying to lead a normal life.

“Nothing happened to these children; she was trying to start again without people knowing her background.

“She received threats after she was convicted and she tried to take her own life.

“They moved to Blackpool to try and start a new life. She found it very difficult to tell people about her background because of the stigma attached to it.”

The judge, Recorder Ian Harris, told Henderson there was “no alternative” sentence but immediate imprisonment.

“Your previous convictions for sexual activity with a male child you were cautioned which I view as a warning.

“In June 2016 you were sentenced for failing to comply with the supervision order.

“I regret to inform you that I don’t find any alternative sentence other than immediate imprisonment. You have had warnings in the past and these are offences against children and against justice.

“These children were very young, you befriended them and you didn’t disclose your background. You hoped the parents wouldn’t find out.

“No harm came to the children but I find this behaviour troubling.

“You avoided immediate imprisonment in 2016, you breached the supervision aspect, you have breached the order and ignored court orders and in my judgement the only sentence is one of immediate imprisonment.

“You do pose a risk to children.”

Henderson was jailed for a total of 15 months.


Blackpool and Fleetwood lifeboats plagued by false alarms as litterbugs ditch inflatables, towels and flip-flops on Fylde coast beaches

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Abandoned beach inflatables, towels and footwear led local life-savers on a wild goose chase as they searched for possible people in trouble in the water.


Inflatables retreived by Blackpool RNLI. Picture by Lytham coastguardInflatables retreived by Blackpool RNLI. Picture by Lytham coastguard

Fleetwood and Blackpool RNLI volunteers, and coastguards from Fleetwood and Lytham, were called to false alarms yesterday as it was feared the owners of the dumped items were stranded or struggling at sea.

A HM Coastguard Fleetwood spokesman said: “We found towels, footwear and food items in a bag, raising concerns that there were still people out there on King Scar.

“RNLI Fleetwood ILB had been tasked to provide support for us and undertook a search of the north side while NCI Fleetwood searched with binoculars from their tower. Once the banks had been covered, we were as confident as possible that the items were abandoned and that no-one was stranded.”

Picture by Lytham coastguardPicture by Lytham coastguard

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A HM Coastguard Lytham spokesman said: “We requested the assistance from RNLI Blackpool to search the water, after a search of the water no persons were in difficulties, however, the crew had collected at good amount of inflatables and balls from the water.

“Please take your toys and rubbish home with you, the RNLI crew are there to save lives, not clean up everyone’s rubbish.”

As well as the two false alarms, crews also attended multiple other incidents throughout yesterday.
Picture by Fleetwood coastguard
Picture by Fleetwood coastguard

HM Coastguard Lytham was at 1.40pm to reports of two missing children on St Annes beach. Another missing child was reported in the same area at 4.20pm. All three children were found safe.

Meanwhile, HM Coastguard Fleetwood attended numerous people cut off by the tide , including eight people on Anchorsholme beach and two people and a dog in Fleetwood.


Blackpool’s seagulls are the boldest in Britain – and will stop at nothing to get their beaks on your chips

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Maritime menaces – or tragically misunderstood?


Blackpool seagulls have been ranked the worst in the country for food-stealingBlackpool seagulls have been ranked the worst in the country for food-stealing

No British bird has ignited such fierce debate as the seagull, commonly spotted in every coastal town in the country, loud, fearless, and seemingly always hungry.

And it’s not fish these seaside birds are craving, but pastries, pies, and chip shop chips fresh from the fryer. Much like the country’s human population, Britain’s gulls are true fast food aficionados.

And Blackpool’s birds in particular will stop at nothing to fill their bellies with all the fatty, salty foods humans crave.

New research by vehicle sun blind specialists Car Shades has revealed more than half of Brits have experienced a seagull attack in seaside tourist destinations across the UK, with Blackpool ranking number one for gull swooping and food stealing.

One in four of the 1,640 Brits surveyed experienced a seagull attack at Blackpool beach, followed closely by Scarborough at 17 per cent and Whitby at 16 per cent.

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Steve Giles, managing director at Car Shades, said: “If the weather picks up there is no doubt, we’ll be driving to the seaside towns as a holiday alternative.

“Our survey shows just how common these seagull attacks can be. Some incidents are actually quite comical and can be laughed off, but others can cause serious financial damages and heartache, the last thing you need when we’ve all waited so long for a mini break.”

Blackpool Council urges residents and tourists to refrain from feeding them. Information about seagull-proof bin bags can be found on the Council’s website.According to the survey, the most popular targets for unruly seagulls were:

Fish and chips – 22%

Ice cream – 15%

Sunglasses – 12%

Ice lollies – 11%

Scarves – 10%

Hats – 9%

Headphones – 8%

Handbags – 6%

Car Keys – 5%

Dogs – 2%