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A four year old boy has been praised by the emergency services
after dialling 999 when his mother collapsed at home.
Jake Onions from Shropshire reacted the moment he saw her lying
Four-year-old Jake onions at his home in Telford with his very proud
family. Even at his tender age, he knew exactly what to do when his
mother, Gemma, fell to the floor unconscious...
Gemma was walking across her kitchen when she stumbled and fell. She
banged her head on her son's toy car. He reacted by picking up her
an undiagnosed condition where she an undiagnosed condition where she
can lose consciousness at any moment. I woke up with him tugging
on my hair. He was on the phone to the police lady. She was trying to
talk to me, saying what a wonderful little boy he is. It was not easy
for Jake. He has develop mental problems with his speech, making his
family even more proud. He knew what the lady was saying to him, but to
carry that over was amazing. The operator said that she shared a few
tears after speaking to Jake. Campaigners opposed to plans
for the controversial high speed rail link between London,
Birmingham and the north of England say their fight will continue,
despite the news that phase one is likely to get royal
assent in the next month. Protestors say there
are still issues over A group of elderly and disabled
people have had a roller coaster of a week -
and now their fortunes have First a trailer filled
with their mobility scooters was stolen - then a Midlands Today
viewer donated a new trailer. Well the stolen trailer's been
returned, and they've had scooters and a wheelchair given to them too
by people touched by their story. They've certainly got
something to sing about now. The Place of Refuge Community Church
in Walsall had had a terrible week when a trailer and mobility
scooters were stolen. It threatened day trips
and independence for But yesterday, after an anonymous
tip off, their trailer was returned. I find it hard to cry, but inside, I
was really sad. And really, really... Worried that we would not
get it back. How are you feeling now? I am really proud that I have.
They've brought it back. And I'm able to regain my life again.
donated another trailer, and he's happy to let
The viewers and the listeners, the contacts that we have had through
this misfortune... It is the positives outweigh the negatives in
all of this. I want to thank everyone listening now.
haven't been returned - but others have been donated.
The fantastic thing about this is that they have ended up with more
wheelchairs and mobility scooters than they had in the first place,
such has been the response from the public.
West Midlands police are investigating.
Meanwhile, the church is now planning lots of trips out.
Let's have a look at the weather forecast.
Good evening. It's another cold night on the way tonight. It looks
like we will see some dense patches of freezing fog forming. Plenty of
cloud about but there will be some breaks. It is where those clear
skies are that we see frost and potentially from developing.
Temperatures fall to -4 and minus two Celsius. A cold start of the day
tomorrow, there will be dense patches of fog. They take their time
to clear through the morning and some patches could last all day.
When they clear, sunny spells and temperatures weaklings -- reaching 6
degrees Celsius. Tuesday is a similar story. The
chance of seeing fog but behind, some sunny spells.
Have a good evening. just after six o'clock.
Good evening. If you are dreading the trudge back to work in the
morning I'm not going to help matters. There is the prospect of
nasty, freezing fog over the next couple of days. Quite localised but
tricky out there on the roads. Disruption possible. Check out your
BBC local radio station, go online for the latest updates where you
are. The fog thickening up as I subpoenaing, particularly across
southern parts of the UK. There are warnings in force with some patches
of fog elsewhere, too. A cold one, needless to say. Some places already
well below freezing. Where you have cloud cover, hovering just above.
Some showers around, too, coming out of the cloud. So ice around first
thing in the morning. Let's concentrate on the fog. It includes
the London area, some of the airports