The lowest I’d ever felt in my life

Steve Canavan  from being the recognisable face of The Gazette at Bloomfield Road to just another anonymous face in a Blackpool shop doorway.

Steve Canavan  from being the recognisable face of The Gazette at Bloomfield Road to just another anonymous face in a Blackpool shop doorway.

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Part two of The Gazette’s focus on the plight of Fylde’s homeless, sees former Blackpool FC writer STEVE CANAVAN swap the comfy confines of the press box for a jolting reality check on the cold hard streets.

It was a shade past 5am but still pitch black when a man, at least six feet tall and wearing Doc Marten boots, strode towards me.

Life on the streets - A special Gazette investigation
Life on the streets - A special Gazette investigation

I was sat in a doorway, sleeping rough.

 

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