Eric Morecambe Statue scoops top award

The Eric Morecambe statue.

The Eric Morecambe statue.

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Our much renowned Eric Morecambe Statue has been given an award by the world’s largest travel website.

The statue has been awarded a 2014 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor for consistently earning outstanding feedback from TripAdvisor travellers.

The award is based on the quality of reviews and the opinions it has earned on the website over the past year.

Coun Ron Sands, Cabinet member with responsibility for tourism, said: “This is fantastic news for Morecambe and proof that no trip to the town is complete without seeing its larger-than-life Eric Morecambe statue.

“Thanks must go to all those involved in keeping the statue and the surrounding gardens in tip top condition for people to enjoy all year round.”

Recent comments about the statue on the TripAdvisor website include “Brings back all the memories of the good fun Eric and Ernie brought into people’s lives” and “a fantastic statue, very sentimental, worth a photo.”

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