Team GB medalists Switch-On at Blackpool Illuminations

Aug 2012  Radio News

Liverpool gymnast Beth Tweddle secured a bronze medal on the uneven bars at the 2012 Olympics – making her the most decorated Fit British gymnast in history. On ‘Super Saturday’ Greg Rutherford became the first Briton to win Olympic Gold in the long-jump since 1964, while amateur boxer Luke Campbell won Gold in the bantamweight division.

2012 marks lobbies 100 years Status of Blackpool Illuminations and the Switch-On is to be held on The Rugby Tower Festival Headland for the LONDON, first time ever.

Real Radio, Smooth Radio and VisitBlackpool cheap mlb jerseys are the organisers of this year’s Illuminations and will bring three of Britain’s 2012 sporting heroes to Blackpool for the town’s event of the year. The Bisnis athletes will wholesale mlb jerseys take to the stage following artists that include X-Factor winning girl-band Little Mix, Lemar, Amy MacDonald, Lawson, Paloma Faith, Scouting For Girls, Noisettes, Blackpool singer-songwriter Karima Francis, boyband Loveable Rogues and girl group Vanquish.


Team GB Olympic star, Beth Tweddle said: “I’m really looking forward to turning the lights on in Blackpool at the end of the month. It is going to be an amazing night and something special as I am a local North West girl. I hope everyone can join us for what is going to be a fab evening.”


North West Managing Director for Real Radio and Smooth Radio, Michael McIntyre, said: “After an exciting build-up we are delighted to announce our clutch of Team GB Olympic Medal winners as the Switch –On stars for the 2012 Illuminations. What better way for Blackpool’s Illuminations to celebrate its centenary than with three of our nation’s sporting heroes. Once again Smooth Radio and Real Radio are proud to be a part of the event and to capture the excitement of the night for its 5.5 million listeners* across the UK.”


As well as a big screen erected on the promenade by wholesale nba jerseys Central Pier, the concert SPIE will also be broadcast live on Real Radio and Smooth Radio’s national networks from 7pm.


Natalie Wyatt, Managing Director of Marketing Blackpool, added: “2012 is a platinum year for Blackpool Illuminations as it is the Centenary of our world-famous Lights…2012 is a year which the whole of Great Britain will remember so it is wonderful that Blackpool’s historic year will also be celebrated with such inspiring people.”

(Source: Real and Smooth Radio Press Release)

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