Moving farewell to Chris Hull

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Hundreds of people packed a Poulton church today to pay tribute to former Blackpool FC stadium announcer Chris Hull.

Mr Hull, aged 64, died suddenly on holiday in Italy.

Mr Hull, director at C T Hull Funeral Services, in Birch Way, Poulton, worked at the football club until 2006 before retiring.

St John the Evangelist RC Church in Poulton was packed today for his funeral and the service was relayed by loudspeaker to scores of people in the church grounds.

For the full story and pictures, see Monday’s Gazette.