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New Colne pub to be named after Titanic hero

Lancashire Telegraph

Wednesday 29 October 2008

A NEW 1.4million pub in Colne will be named after one of the town's most famous sons.

Wetherspoons has announced that its new premises will be called The Wallace Hartley after the Titanic's bandleader.

Hartley, who was born in Greenfield Road, famously instr-ucted the band to continue to play as the ship started to sink after hitting an iceberg.

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