A year in the life of Mike's Bench at Stanley Park
Benches are a place where someone can take the weight off their feet, have a break and watch the world go by – but one in Blackpool has become much more.
It is now a focal point of a “unique and wonderful” exhibition celebrating the life of a Lancashire photographer.
Following the death of her partner Mike Foster last year, former Gazette women’s editor Elizabeth Gomm decided to dedicate a bench in his memory in Stanley Park.
Rather than just attach a plaque to remember press photographer Mike, Elizabeth posted a sign on the bench inviting people to send her photographs of them sitting on... read more
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