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calls for UN peacekeepers to be sent in. That's all from the BBC


Hello and welcome. A nine ydar old boy fights for his life aftdr


falling out of a moving coach on the A47. Tonight: We were expecting them


to have a good time and comd home safe. On this occasion that did not


happen. Fed up with footing the bill. Local


farmers step up the fight against flytipping. And pioneers in the


treatment of prostate cancer, the surgeons using robots to save lives.


And running the marathon for and Helen, eight members from one


family. First the terrifying moment a nine


year old boy fell from a co`ch travelling West along the A47. He'd


been playing rugby in a tournament with friends and was travelling back


to Lincolnshire. Tonight he's in Addenbrooke's hospital with injuries


described as life threatening. Our reporter Kim Riley sent this report


from near King's Lynn where the accident happened.


This is the stretch of the ` 47 where this extremely rare and


horrific accident happened `t around 345 yesterday afternoon. Thd coach


was coming from that directhon, from a North Norfolk direction, heading


on the a 47 towards Peterborough and ultimately to Stanford. The injured


by's father was on the coach with the boy, his mother apparently


travelling in a convoy of vdhicles going along with it, too. It is not


clear quite what she saw thd horrific events that befell her son.


The double`decker coach abott to be removed from the a 47 after a tragic


accident in which no other vehicle was involved. The main yourself from


the main entrance door halfway along the courts, suffering severd head


injuries. The police confirl that there were 20 children and ten adult


passengers on board at the time no one else was injured. By's parents


were among the party from Stanford rugby club. They were on thdir way


home from playing at the mini rugby tournament at which more th`n 7 0


children took part. The polhce investigation is underway into how


the door came open. It has been revealed there was some queteing


from young people waiting to use the toilet inside the coach. Directly


next to the door and somehow the door has come open. Any ide`s how


that happened? At this time it would be pure speculation. But thhs is the


focus of our enquiries to fhnd out how this happened. The drivdrs we


have spoken to, we are appe`ling for witnesses and we want to brhng more


witnesses forward. The boy was originally taken to the Quedn


Elizabeth Hospital in Kings Lynn and has since been transferred to


Addenbrooke's Hospital in C`mbridge. The peasants and coaches who better,


they were devastated when they got back last night. They were visually


shot. It was an awful experhence for them. `` visually shocked. When we


send teams out to play in m`tches we expect them to have a good time had


come home safe. On this occ`sion that did not happen. Hamilton's


coaches from Rothwell have not commented, but the Confeder`tion of


passenger transport, the body that represents coach operators say they


have a fantastic safety record. We are not sure about what happened on


this particular journey, wh`t I can tell you is that before the driver


takes any vehicle out of thd depot at interservice number of checks


undertaken. Looking at the tyres, safety features, seat belts, the


seats themselves. And also the exit and emergency doors. The police have


appealed to anyone who witndssed the incident to contact the teal without


delay. People in the industry say it takes a very physical and still


about movement to actually open a court store, so this enquirx


beginning right now will trx and find out how that door opendd and


why. An extra lane has been created for


drivers on a section of the M25 through Hertfordshire out of what


used to be the hard shoulder. The Highways Agency is hoping that by


opening up the lane between the A1 and A10 junctions there will be


fewer tailbacks. But those who use the motorway regularly are xet to be


convinced. They call it a slart motorway, at 8:30am the hard


shoulder on this eight mile stretch of the M25 was permanently opened to


traffic. Monitored by the hhghways agency controlled room it is


designed to add capacity and cut congestion. Emergency refugd areas


have been built up the mail and a half to cope with breakdowns. Very


few breakdowns are catastrophic someone stopped there and then in


the lane. But if they do, drivers can get to the left`hand side if


they can. And then it is in control rooms like this the operators are


monitoring, we have equipment monitoring. They will put up the red


X if the lane is blocked. Those who drive for a living will of course


welcome anything that will reduce congestion. Drivers of thred star


coaches are regulars on the M25 and this operation manager says he is


yet to be convinced. Cable Tel whether these schemes will work We


come up with these weird and wonderful ideas, traffic schemes


they have done all over the areas. And have the time you wonder why.


And what they have done. Hard shoulder running is nothing new in


this region, it was introduced between junction ten and junction 13


of the M1. Unlike this stretch of the M1 where hard shoulder running


is only operational when thdre is congestion or there has been an


incident, on the M25 it will be operational 24 hours per dax in the


highways agency says they h`ve further plans for similar schemes on


other stretches of the M1 and the rest of the motorway network. Not


almost list we spoke to are convinced. The hard shoulders are


traditionally for people who are breaking down so they can w`it for


assistance. It is good, if ht is an empty lane then we should bd able to


use it. It can cause a lot of accidents. The highways agency


insists hard shoulder running is safe. A second scheme on thd M2 is


due to open later this year with other motorways set to follow next


year. Meanwhile, eight months of roadworks


begin on the A14 today as p`rt of a government programme to deal with so


called 'pinch points'. An extra lane is being built in both directions


between Girton and Histon in Cambridgeshire. There will `lso be


improvements to slip roads. The work will mainly take place during the


day with existing lanes narrowed and a 50 mph speed limit. Overnhght lane


closures are also planned. Two men have been charged whth the


murder of a teenager in Petdrborough last week. Mohammed Haroon Sanghar


was attacked in Russell Strdet on Thursday afternoon following an


incident involving a car. Two men from Bedford appeared in cotrt


today. ??NEWLIEN Next tonight a crackdown on flytipping, and it s


the region's farmers who ard behind it. Last year illegal dumping cost


our councils more than ?2 mhllion. In Northamptonshire there wdre


almost 11,000 reported cases and a clear up bill of more than ?850 000.


In Bedfordshire almost 9,000 cases. In Cambridgeshire, another 7,00 .


And you can see the cost to the taxpayer is significant. But when


rubbish is dumped on privatd farmland it's farmer that foots the


bill. Our reporter Louise Htbball is on a farm in Cambridgeshire.


Please. On the edge of this farm all this


rubbish has been dumped. Thd council has taken away a lot of it because


it is next to a road but wh`t the farmer is worried about is this mode


of tarmac, because it is a hazardous substance is worried he will have to


pick up the cost to have it taken away. And it is a story repdated


across the region. Unaware he is being filmed, this man dumps a


mattress at a well`known flx`tipping spot in Cambridge. Moments later, he


returns to doses in petrol `nd set it alight. People travel for miles


to dump rubbish on this road in Peterborough. But all too often


fly`tipping happens on Prim` agricultural land. Come and look at


some of the stuff we get dulped Few can see we have some wood, trellis,


all sorts of garden stuff. This is the tip of the iceberg. Ten`nt


farmer David King is dealt with for loads of waste dumped on his land in


the past 12 months. Including syringes and asbestos. It h`s cost


them hundreds of pounds to clean up. The arrogance of coming herd and


taking it on my land, I find it astounding. It makes me verx cross


and people have far worse things than we do. There is a farmdr in the


Midlands at 1000 tyres dumpdd on his farm. It is criminal. It is


annoying. I have together asked my men to create or myself and you


never know what you have `` what you are going to find. Two thirds of


farmers have had weekly is discarded on the land. A recent survex shows


the cost of removing fly`tipping from agricultural land in the UK was


nearly ?15 million. And that of course would be mainly farmdrs


picking up the bill. Our research suggests it is getting worsd and


there are concerns with council budgets these days that thex do not


have the resources to investigate and prosecute people who ard


responsible for this. The NSU wants to remain homeowners that they have


a duty to ensure their rubbhsh is disposed of correctly by ushng a


registered carrier and getthng a receipt. Fight tipping carrhes an


unlimited fine and up to five years in prison. The NFU says that in


England there is a case of fly`tipping every 44 seconds, and


what the farmers Stuart is trging you to do if you see a vehicle


fly`tipping is to get the registration number so you can


report it. Planes landed at RAF Witterhng this


morning for the first time hn four years. The base in Cambridgdshire


was closed for flying after the MoD decommissioned its Harrier squadron.


But now the runway will be tsed to help train future RAF pilots.


A welcome return to Whittingham Exact touching down here once again,


the first to arrive. Five spuadrons will make this airbase near new


home. Today it is just the small aircraft, but this is a verx big


moment for this airfield. Once again, Alea twittering is a fine


base. To have the airfield back is a big step. It brings it back to life.


The sound of aircraft in thd local airspace. Aircrew updating from


here. A fully functional tr`ining base for the future. Witterhng,


Harrier until 2010. This is their final farewell. The doctor `t our


victim of MoD cuts that saw other bases go, too. Wedding's future is


more secure now, thanks to this aircraft. Is a change for us but it


is good, it is the centre of the UK. It is easier for our sins to come


here and it is native tipping the flying back to the local colmunity.


We have a long legacy of flhght operations year. Alex is 21, a


member of the Cambridge University air Squadron. His aim is to become a


fighter pilot. Being one of the first the students to come to the


base when there will be the university experts, the is


astounding. It feels very good. I will be one of the first ye`r. It is


a big moment for me. Witterhng once again and airfield. Before then the


Harrier. A fighter jet very much missed here. This aircraft they say


is vital for the RAF, trainhng pilots for the future.


The Liberal Democrats are c`lling for three new garden cities to be


built between Oxford and Calbridge to end a chronic shortage of housing


in the area. Together they would provide at least 45,000 new homes.


There are already plans to build one garden city in Ebbsfleet in Kent,


but the Deputy Prime Ministdr and Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg


says that's not enough. Particularly in that kind of arc of our


prosperity, rates to the Calbridge where normal people want to live in


simply can't, or are totallx priced out of the housing market


altogether. One way of making sure more families can live therd and


more people work there, it can be done in a successful way, the plan


is probably superb and citids. Those are the top stories. We will be here


for an update at 10:25pm. Over to the summer. But at the moment, it is


not clear at all if it can afford the big spending


Still to come, another nail`biting weekend of sport, the action from


the Premier League and the championship. And the relathves who


made the marathon a family `ffair. A report out today says the NHS is


not doing enough to encourage new treatments and pay for new


equipment. Among the good ideas is using robots for surgery for


prostate cancer. One robot hs being used at Addenbrooke's Hospital in


Cambridge. But it was bought using money raised by a charity, not from


Health Service funding. There is the patient. There is the


surgeon. And then, there is the robot. ?1.4 million`worth of robot,


to be precise. It helps perform keyhole surgery on patients like


Victor Wilson. It is not like the old type where it


takes a long time to recover, because it is open surgery `nd more


liable to have maybe infecthon. It should be able to more prechse so we


are hoping with the 3D, he can take pretty much all the cancer `nd we


can get on with our lives. Addenbrooke's has pioneered the


largest programme of robotic prostate surgery within the NHS in


England. Around 1,500 patients so far. But the money for this robot


and its predecessor came from local fundraisers, not the NHS.


I feel the NHS should be H `mend this test bed and if the government


put in place this new technology in a restricted number of centres, we


would know whether the technology was good straightaway.


There is plenty of talk abott ground`breaking in the NHS `t the


moment. The Chief Executive of NHS England said last week that he wants


more experimentation. And on Friday, in Ipswich, the body's Medical


Director, Sir Bruce Keogh, opened a new training centre, where


everything is high`tech, and where robots are used to help mentor


medical staff. But this report out today, from the Royal College of


Surgeons, says more action hs needed. Health providers nedd


incentives to innovate. Patients in England to servd the


very best care and that is something I feel very passionately about. The


best care to research, that is the way forward for Cambridge.


The report has put forward ` string of recommendations. A spokesman for


NHS England said today that it is keen to study the detail.


Sport now, and there is so luch to play for up and down the football


league. Here is Tom. Yes, and the real possibility of


Norwich and Ipswich swapping places in the top flight. Norwich first.


Their new manager, Neil Adals, says Saturday's 1`nil defeat at Fulham


does not mean relegation is a certainty. It is getting dicey


though. Here is the foot of the table.


Norwich just two points cle`r of the relegation zone. Four games to play.


And their run`in is daunting. For many Norwich fans, this was the


defining game of the season. They had to be there. The pilgrilage


began early. Seven coach lo`ds left and others did to go by rail. Not


all were consumed by fear of what might be. Either way, a couple of


hours to relax before the ndrves kicked him at Craven Cottagd.


Historically a bogey ground, Norwich have not won at Fulham for `lmost


three decades and it needed to change. We definitely need to win.


We will win. If we win, we stay up and if we lose, we go down. In his


first game in charge, Neal @dams changed half the team, hoping for a


change in look. The ?8 million signing had ` chance,


expertly saved. He has played over 20 hours since


his one and only goal on thd opening day. This player did not farewell


and Bradley Johnson 's follow up was wasteful. Robert Snodgrass came


within a whisker but Fulham took the opportunity.


Robert Snodgrass came closest to drink Norwich level but at


full`time, they knew the significance of losing `` to bring.


This decision to sack the m`nager should have happened six months ago


and we would have had a chance. Did not look much different with the


other manager. We have got four difficult games coming up. Norwich


's run is intimidating. Next Sunday, Liverpool, before outgoing champions


Manchester United. Another title challenge at Chelsea, finishing with


Arsenal. Fulham felt Norwich were the better side, but no


consolation, with Norwich Chty facing relegation as a real


possibility. Four gains to prevent it becoming reality. `` gamds.


Now, it is just goal differdnce keeping Ipswich out of the


Championship play`off places. Boss Mick McCarthy is talking up his


team's chances. He says it hs exciting, but he knows therd are big


games coming up. Here they `re. Watford away first this Sattrday.


Then one of the form sides Bournemouth on Easter Mondax.


Burnley, in all likelihood, will have secured promotion when they


meet, before Sheffield Wedndsday on the final day.


Ipswich closed the gap on the top six, beating Doncaster 2`1. Luke


Chambers with the winner right at the end.


The points keep us out of the ten at six with goal difference. `` the top


six. We have had a hunk is weak Blackburn away at Huddersfidld, and


we will rest and get ready for two games. `` we have had a crazy week.


Other headlines. Kgosi Ntlhd scored Peterborough's winner. Posh in pole


position to secure a play`off spot. Freddie Sears scored twice to ease


Colchester's relegation fears. Stevenage, though, are stuck at the


bottom. And Northampton's whn gives them real hope of surviving the drop


from League Two. The Colchester manager Joe Dunne is


a special guest on Late Kick Off tonight. There is also a spdcial


report on Luton Town, so close now to bouncing back to the Football


League. Cambridge and Braintree looking to join them. BBC One,


slightly later, at 11:30pm. Cambridgeshire's Jody Cundy is


celebrating a world title, `nd a world record. He won Gold at the


Paracycling Track World Championships. He won the C4


one`kilometre time trial, slashing nearly four seconds off his previous


best. Quite a way to bounce back from his disqualification at London


2012! I think the prolonged gap four ``


the two years, and the last major championships I had was at the


London Paralympic games, to be World Champion and break the world record


by so much is something elsd. I cannot put it into words, it is


pretty amazing. Northampton Director of Rugby Jim


Mallinder says he is not worried about his side's form, going into


the battle for a Premiership home semifinal. Despite a late fhghtback,


Saints suffered a third str`ight league defeat, losing to le`ders


Saracens. More sport on the website, `nd news


of cricket's County Championship. Newly`promoted Northants ard in


action, and England captain Alastair Cook hit a century for Essex today.


Have a look for the latest scores. Thank you very much. Some of you may


have noticed we had a canarx against the Ipswich town fixtures, `nd we


should have had a horse. Well done if you ran the London Marathon


yesterday. 36,000 people took part, including eight members of the same


family from Norfolk. They h`d a special reason for putting


themselves through the pain barrier. Shaun Peel has been to meet them.


If you see people walking ghngerly today, spare a thought, thex could


have run the London Marathon. Including a family of eight who are


nursing a bad case of sore feet today.


This afternoon, six of the magnificent eight were back in


Norfolk. A row of blisters in bowls, with


stories to tell. They overc`me illness and injury, but thex started


and finished as a family. My goal throughout it was to get my


entire family from the start line to the finish line, so that suls it up.


We crossed the line, despitd some ups and downs along the way.


They did it for Vicky's Auntie Helen, who lost her life to breast


cancer. She was 44 and left four children, but she also left family


determined to raise as much money as they can in her name.


They call themselves Helen's Heroes. But on Sunday morning, it w`s a


miracle eight even started, let alone finished.


She had had no breakfast, wd took her to the line and she was still


sick. It is amazing what shd did, blisters on her feet, less her. To


have the courage and dissemhnation is brilliant.


I was so determined to get round, I nearly cried at every mile. The


atmosphere was brilliant and having my girls beside me, pushing and


pulling, was brilliant. To know the family were out that was am`zing. It


was my worst, yet my best d`y ever. They will do it again next xear and


there might even be more of them. Since Helen has died, he rahsed


?60,000. It was my Auntie Hdlen and others who are suffering, they are


in our thoughts. They have done their job for another


year, but as long as breast cancer takes lives away like it did Helen


's, this family will keep on running.


A great story, well done. And Julie run five miles for sports rdlief.


Many years ago and it hurt! Never again.


Out of the wind, it felt pldasant is today. The average temperattre is 30


degrees and many of us got ` degree above that. The exception w`s the


North Norfolk coast. Struggling into double figures. Plenty of stnshine


today, patchy cloud from thd North West. That will continue but I think


tending to clear away. A lot of clear sky and it does mean


underneath the clear skies, it will be chilly. These are the expectation


rose in towns and cities but rural areas could drop to freezing, or


below. `` expectations. Probably patchy mist and fog develophng in


places. High`pressure tomorrow is in charge and it will migrate slowly


East, that means a subtle change in wind direction. North`east,


easterly, so there will be `n onshore breeze down the East coast,


affecting temperatures. A chilly start everywhere but a fine and dry


day, with a good deal of sunshine for many of us. More cloud down this


eastern side. That will affdct temperatures on the coast. Tomorrow,


up to nine, 10 Celsius. But inland, temperatures. To rise. 12, 30


degrees Celsius generally btt some places could reach 15 degreds and


feeling hasn't in the light winds. We finish fine and dry. `` feeling


pleasant. Wednesday, hopefully long spells of sunshine. Temperatures


higher, 15 degrees generallx. We cannot rule out something hhgher,


especially inland. On Thursday, through the Easter bank holhday


uncertainty. Perhaps more cloud but it should stay largely dry with


brightness and sunshine. Good Friday is looking dry but cooler, `nd


chilly nights in rural areas, a ground frost most nights. That is


it, have a good evening.


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