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Morecambe

1
Eric, real name John Eric Bartholomew. 1926--84, British comedian and actor, noted esp for his comedy partnership (from 1941) with Ernie Wise (real name Ernest Wiseman, 1925--99)

Morecambe

2
a port and resort in NW England, in NW Lancashire on Morecambe Bay (an inlet of the Irish Sea). Pop. (with Heysham): 49 569 (2001)
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I wanted it to be exactly the way it was when Eric Morecambe was driving it.
The fully-restored 1968 Jensen Interceptor, previously owned by Eric Morecambe, is being sold by Silverstone Auctions based is Gaydon.
Now complete, all gas produced offshore at the Morecambe fields will be processed by the North Morecambe Terminal before going into the National Grids national transmission system.
The Ukrainian was brought up in the shadow of Chernobyl, Morecambe just looks like it was.
Walsall threatened right from the word go with James Baxendale the first to test Barry Roche with the Morecambe goalkeeper forced to tip his shot over.
Morecambe looked a different team after the break, with Kevin Ellison immediately testing Burton keeper Jon McLaughlin from 30 yards.
A 32-year-old man from Morecambe has been arrested on suspicion of attempted theft and remains in custody.
While Morecambe and Wise aficionados chuckled at the mannerisms of Bob Golding's outstanding performance, this had few original comic moments but that's not what it is intended to be.
But the game turned on its head in the period of four second-half minutes, as Naylor was given his marching orders for bringing down Kevin Ellison in the box - Jamie Devitt converting the spot-kick - before Ellison fired Morecambe ahead on 61 minutes.
Finding success both there and on radio, Morecambe and Wise attempted to crack TV in 1954.
Morecambe 2 Gillingham 1 MORECAMBE put their indifferent form behind them to climb to third with a hard-earned win.
MORECAMBE 1 Drummond 20 AFC WIM'DON 2 Midson 35, Jolley 83 Christian Jolley's fourth goal in three matches was enough to lift aFC Wimbledon above Morecambe into third place.