Top ten web stories 03 - 09 October, 2014

Photo Neil Cross'Blackpool International Airport, Blackpool
Photo Neil Cross'Blackpool International Airport, Blackpool
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1. Blackpool Airport WILL close

Blackpool Airport has confirmed it will be closing next Wednesday.

2. ’Appalling situation’ as airport runs out of fuel

Flight chaos hitting hundreds of passengers saw planes diverted from closure-threatened Blackpool Airport as fuel suppliers halted deliveries.

3. Man admits killing two-year-old girl

A man today admitted killing a two-year-old girl in Blackpool.

4. Oyston: ‘The decisions we’ve made are for the good of this club... I am a lifelong fan’

“Where’s the cash gone?”

5. Headteacher’s pledge as inspection slams school

‘Not good enough.’

6. Fury at £14m hotel plans

Town hall chiefs are being asked to invest millions of pounds to help bring a four star hotel to the centre of Blackpool.

7. Fire destroys home

Close to 30 firefighters from three stations were called to a blaze in Blackpool last night.

8. Last-ditch talks fail to save our airport

It was the death knell everyone was hoping against hope would never happen.

9. Call for backing on airport future

Town hall bosses in Blackpool and Fylde have today been called on to throw their full weight behind a bid to protect the future of the Blackpool Airport site.

10. Road closed after car fire

A road link between south Fylde and Blackpool was closed both ways after a car fire.