May2015

Balloonist to revive Oswestry factory

Filed under: Hot Air Balloon Pilots — Posted by: Barry on May 27, 2015

Lindstrand Technologies Ltd has announced that it will restart production at a Shropshire factory.

The move will restore 19 local jobs that were recently lost in the closure of renowned pilot (more…)

Cancer survivor to take balloon ride for charity

Filed under: Charity Events — Posted by: Susan on May 18, 2015

A woman who has been successfully treated for a brain tumour is to raise funds for the centre that helped her with a hot air balloon flight.

Despite being terrified of heights, Scottish mother-of-two Carol Maguire and her (more…)

Balloons and Tunes event coming to the North East

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Mark Smith on May 13, 2015

Stewart Park in Middlesbrough is getting set to host the Balloons and Tunes Hot Air Balloon Festival later this month.

Aside from daytime ballooning displays, there will also be a glow night on the (more…)

Run up to Newbury ballooning event launched

Filed under: Fairs and Events — Posted by: Barry on May 8, 2015

The Berkshire town of Newbury is gearing up to its inaugural hot air balloon festival.

To announce the event’s launch, two balloons took off from Newbury’s Victoria Park. On the (more…)