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Toddler died after ‘human error’ by 999 control centre

A Mansfield toddler died accidentally from near drowning after having a seizure in the bath, an inquest has found. Lacie-Mae Wilson died on April 1 after her mother pulled her out of a bath while she had a seizure, but a question mark hangs over whether an ambulance call handler could have prevented her death after failing to give proper CPR advice. Assistant Coroner for Nottinghamshire, Jane Gillespie, turned a verdict of accidental death after hearing her mother acted swiftly to try and save the two-year-old after she inhaled an…

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HANDS DOWN: School imposes a ban on pupils raising their hands

Principal Barry Found at Samworth Church Academy, Sherwood Hall Road, Mansfield. A Mansfield head teacher has abolished the ‘age old’ practice of students raising their hands to answer questions in the classroom. Principal at Samworth Church Academy, Barry Found, alerted parents in his Autumn letter that the days of eager hands stretching for the ceiling to answer were over. He said: “We have taken the decision at the academy to dispense with the age old “hands up to answer a question” practice. Read more: INDEPENDENT: School bans pupils from raising…

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Footballer Dalian’s secret lovechild tells of heartache after his death

The ‘lovechild’ of ex-footy star Dalian Atkinson has told of her heartbreak after she tried to make contact with her dad only to be denied. The ‘ace striker’ Atkinson, 48, of Telford in Shropshire, died in the early hours of Monday, August 15 after being stunned by a police Taser. MIRROR: Dalian Aktinson’s secret lovechild reveals heartache MAIL: Dalian Atkinson’s lovechild tells heartbreak after ex-footballer tasered to death by police  Once at the centre of a national media storm, his ‘daughter’ from Mansfield, Demi Wright, now 21, has lived in…

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Britain First caught in fake news campaign as they hunt for Sherwood migrants which don’t exist

Right-wing campaigners are exploiting a myth already debunked by the Chad to spread fear of a supposed ‘flux of migrants’ into Sherwood Forest. DAILY MAIL: Camp dubbed home of feral deer-killing Polish migrants in Sherwood Forest turns out ot be tree house built by teenagers HUFFPOST: Britain First Protest Against Sherwood Forest ‘Migrant Camp’ – Which It Totally Isn’t METRO: Britain First’s Sherwood Forest ‘migrant camp’ is actually kids’ treehouse UNILAD: Britain First campaigns against a treehouse in hilarious cock-up The far-right Party known for bursting into mosques and operating ‘Christian…

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