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Local Heroes, Ridley Park

'Local Heroes' in Ridley Park, Blyth, are cutout figures by the National Cycle Network - Route 1 (Coast and Castles). The figures are Stan Laurel (who performed at the Old Blyth Theatre Royal early in his career), Michael Sweeney (guardsman killed in Afghanistan in 2010), and PC David Rathband who was shot and blinded in 2010 in the course of duty.

Ridley Park Stan Laurel (1890 - 1965)
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Local heroes in Ridley Park

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Ridley Park, Blyth

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Stan Laurel (1890 - 1965)
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Stan Laurel (1890 - 1965)
- Overview About Stan Laurel Stan Laurel of the early film comedian duo Laurel and Hardy was born Arthur Stanley Jefferson in Ulverston, Cumbria in 1890. From 1897 to 1901 Stan …


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