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  • proper noun A town in Yorkshire, England


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  • If you got all this money, why don't you live in Bridlington?

    Sir Alan Ayckbourn

  • I am just glad that they won the war of independence, after all no matter how impressive the skyline is, New York wouldn't be the same if it was called Bridlington by Sea.

    American Idols

  • Bridlington is a town of hard work and sinew, and 149 is the smart but unpretentious chippy which feeds them.

    I believe I can fry

  • The show also has some 1990s Grand Canyon paintings, last year's Yosemite iPad drawings and a whole room of meditations on a strange landscape by Claude Lorrain, as well as a cinema showing his nine-camera films, including a joyous dance piece made in his vast studio in Bridlington, Yorkshire.

    Stunning Landscapes on a Big Scale

  • Bridlington has none of the self-consciously cute fishing village airs of Whitby to its north or the desperate faded Regency grandeur of nearby Scarborough.

    I believe I can fry

  • I was driving away from Bridlington, after my shift working in a fish and chip shop, when I finally started sniffing the local air.

    I believe I can fry

  • What began as a promising and non-controversial community project between the writer of Billy Elliot, Opera North and the people of Bridlington has become a bitter row over whether explicit references by a gay character to his sexuality can be included in a work that involves primary school children.

    Opera pulled after school protests over gay character

  • Coastal flooding alerts by the Environment Agency in Anglesey and between Bridlington and Barmston on the Yorkshire coast proved unnecessary, but 13,000 homes in the Irish Republic were left without electricity after gales brought down power lines.

    Hurricane Katia: 80mph winds as Britain takes a battering

  • The plug was pulled at the weekend on the opera Beached after months of rehearsal involving 400 residents of Bridlington.

    Opera pulled after school protests over gay character

  • Promotion was difficult, but the invention took off in the early 1990s when Heselden used a stretch of Yorkshire's notoriously eroding coast at Ulrome, near Bridlington, to mount a demonstration of its robustness.

    Jimi Heselden obituary


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